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Asia Pacific: One-stop shop at Vitafoods Asia 2016, food-personal care synergies

Vitafoods Asia 2016 will open its doors to the nutraceutical, functional food and beverages, and dietary supplement industries in Hong Kong from September 1...

Europe: UK opens facility for reporting on food crime

Food Standards Agency (FSA) said the National Food Crime Unit has launched Food Crime Confidential, a reporting facility where anyone with suspicions about food...

Americas: NattoPharma gets patent approval for vitamin K2

NattoPharma ASA has been awarded a patent that claims that MK-7 inhibits or reduces the incidence of age-related hardening of the arteries in individuals...

Americas: Health Canada approves claims for natural extracts

Health Canada has issued approvals to Monteloeder for the use of eight health claims relating to two of its botanical ingredients. The authority has passed...

Europe: Probi distributes probiotics ingredient in region

Probi has signed several new agreements with local players in Europe, both within functional food and consumer healthcare segments. Probi’s new iron absorption product...

Europe: Vitamin K2 study validates inflammation benefits

A study published in the Journal of Medicinal Food has tested and confirmed the role of vitamin K2 as MK-7 (menaquinone-7; MenaQ7 provided by...

Europe: Lonza research finds promise for L-carnitine among Millennials

Increasing the awareness of L-Carnitine’s benefits among sporty Millennials represents a significant untapped business opportunity for dietary supplement manufacturers, according to an online survey...

Europe: Fish oil could save €13B a year in EU healthcare costs, finds study

More widespread regular consumption of Omega 3 supplements could save healthcare systems and providers in the EU a total of €12.9 billion (US$14.72 billion)...

Americas: Caffeine, multivitamin intake affect pregnancies, find researchers

A woman is more likely to miscarry if she and her partner drink more than two caffeinated beverages a day during the weeks leading...

Americas: Neptune Technologies buys omega-3s provider for US$11M

Neptune Technologies has bought Biodroga Inc. for CAD$15 million (US$10.97 million) in a combination of cash and stock from Bioressources Inc. Biodroga is a solution...

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