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Americas: More consumers eat plant-based foods for health

The market for plant-based alternatives is still evolving as consumers begin to leverage these items because of food allergies or they are seeking what...

Europe: Dupont releases weight management ingredient

DuPont Nutrition & Health (DuPont) has launched the Howaru Shape, a probiotic formula clinically proven to reduce waist circumference in overweight adults. In a clinical...

Europe: Supplementation could be heart healthy for the elderly

A new study commissioned by Food Supplements Europe has found that savings of €5.3 billion (US$5.77 billion) a year could be generated through the...

Asia Pacific: Demand for functional proteins to grow, report

The functional proteins market is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 6.6% from 2017, to reach US$5.73 billion by 2022,...

Europe: DSM to invest in Amyris

DSM has entered an agreement to make an equity investment in Amyris. The two companies will also develop products for the global health and nutrition...

Americas: Researchers find isomers good for the brain

Eesearchers at the University of Georgia found the benefits of lutein and zeaxanthin isomers on brain health, showing that they improved psychological stress levels...

Europe: Probi Select debuts at show

The Probi Select range will be available through partners worldwide and the first scientific resume is presented at Vitafoods in May 2017. Through the acquisition...

Europe: Reviving the pro/prebiotic drinking yogurt market

Analysts expect a loss in retail value sales for the pro/prebiotic drinking yoghurt market of about €500 million since 2012 in Austria, Belgium, France,...

Asia Pacific: Vitafoods Asia exhibitors on SEA market, health & wellness sectors

The seventh edition of Vitafoods Asia will be held in Singapore from September 5 to 6, 2017. With lifestyle trends and changing consumer demand, what...

Europe: Novel form of iron for fortifying food discovered

Two Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich or ETH professors Raffaele Mezzenga and Michael B. Zimmermann from the Department of Health Sciences and Technology have discovered...

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