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Americas: Program names avocado smoothie as next probiotic product

Avoke has won Ganeden’s Probiotic Innovation Jumpstart program with entrant Daniel Karsevar taking home US$25,000 for Avoke to support the launch of the new...

Europe: People need to consume for selenium to boost immunity, say researchers

A more thorough evaluation of selenium supplementation is needed, to better understand its benefits to our immune system, and the risks, according to a...

Americas: Naturex expands facility in Chile

Naturex has inaugurated the expansion of its factory in Linares, Chile to conquer new and emerging markets and create long-term value through quillaia, a...

Europe: Study finds vitamin E improves liver function

DSM welcomes a new paper published in Nutrition that further examines the beneficial effect of vitamin E on non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), including...

Asia Pacific: Asians read labels, like natural claims, finds Ingredion research

Clean label is as much on the radars of consumers in Asia Pacific as in many other parts of the world, according to an...

Asia Pacific: Rising middle class is a growing market for sweeteners in Asia, Novasep...

Novasep's new office in Bangkok, Thailand follows hot on the heels of its offices in China (opened in 2012) and India (2013). Food News International...

Americas: Study finds decreased social anxiety among young adults who eat fermented foods

Young adults who eat more fermented foods have fewer social anxiety symptoms, with the effect being greatest among those at genetic risk for social...

World: Stevia gains regulatory approval as producers need consumer buy-in, says consultant

The global stevia market is projected to account for US$565.2 million of the overall sweetener market by 2020, registering a compound annual growth rate...

Asia Pacific: Barentz International buys Chinese specialty ingredients distributor

Food ingredients distributor Barentz International has acquired New Skyport, a distributor of specialty ingredients for the food and nutrition industry in China. With a population...

Europe: MANE to acquire Cargill’s texturizing compounds business

MANE and Cargill have agreed on the sale of Cargill’s compounds business, including a plant in Rubi, Spain. A part of Cargill’s texturizing portfolio until...
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