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Asia Pacific: BASF exhibits prototypes for health in China

BASF unveiled the prototype of a plant sterol enriched soy milk beverage used for an intervention study funded by the Newtrition Asia Research Grant...

Americas: Consumers prefer diet over pills to sleep better, finds survey

Rather than popping pills to sleep, a survey reveals more US consumers would prefer to eat well in order to sleep better. This survey was...

Americas: Probiotic supplement for pregnancy, infants

DuPont Nutrition & Health and Happy Family Brands have developed Happy Mama Prenatal Probiotic Supplement for the infant nutritional supplements category. The supplement is formulated...

Americas: Ona launches protein bars with probiotics

Ona launches its Functional Fuel Plant Protein Bars with Probiotics at Natural Products Expo West this month in California, US. The line will feature...

Asia Pacific: Fermented foods offer opportunities, says analyst

When PepsiCo bought small fermented drinks maker KeVita in late 2016, it signaled that fermented foods have reached a tipping point. “Social media is buzzing...

Europe: Verifying health claims, Tüv Süd

Pineapple stimulates circulation in the legs. Green tea helps the body to burn fat. Vitamins added to pumpkin-seed oil encourage hair growth. Before the Health...

Europe: DuPont Nutrition & Health spends US$60M on European sites

DuPont Nutrition & Health will invest US$60 million expanding three European cultures production sites to produce frozen and freeze-dried starter cultures for the global...

Europe: DuPont helps develop nutritious sherbet for patients

DuPont Nutrition & Health, a Danish hospital and ice cream manufacturer are developing nutritious ice cream products for hospital patients at risk of undernourishment. They...

Americas: Associations release guidelines for handling probiotic items

The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), a trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, and the International Probiotics Association (IPA) have...

Americas: Omega-3 intake lowers CHD risk

EPA and DHA omega-3s reduce the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD), according to results of a meta-analysis published in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings...

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