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Europe: Study shows Probi’s probiotics support children’s immune systems

A study shows probiotics from Probi have a suppressing effect on celiac autoimmunity and may delay the onset of the disease in children genetically...

Asia Pacific: China approves Kemin’s zeaxanthin for eye health

The National Health and Family Planning Commission of China has approved Kemin Industries' zeaxanthin as a New Food Material. The announcement offers manufacturers an exciting...

Americas: Researchers find walnuts activate the brain

Packed with nutrients linked to better health, walnuts are also thought to discourage overeating by promoting feelings of fullness. In a new brain imaging...

Europe: Tate & Lyle releases clean-label starches

Tate & Lyle releases instant clean-label starch products Claria Instant 340 and 360. "While consumers are demanding simpler ingredient labels, they are not willing to...

Asia Pacific: Healthy ageing, immunity important business trends

Cardiovascular health, digestive health, general wellbeing, healthy ageing, and immunity are the top five categories that businesses value the most, according to a survey...

Europe: More UK women take drinks made from protein powders

Once the preserve of athletes and bodybuilders, many of the UK’s fitness lovers are using sports nutrition products. Some 27% of UK respondents use...

Asia Pacific: Singapore researchers create probiotic beer

Researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have created sour beer that incorporates the probiotic strain Lactobacillus paracasei L26. The strain was first isolated...

Asia Pacific: Programs, theatres at Vitafoods Asia 2017

Vitafoods Asia will hold a conference consisting of masterclasses, the Digestive Health & Microbiome Summit and presentations from September 5-6, 2017 in Singapore. The Vitafoods...

Asia Pacific: Most Japanese make purchase decisions based on on-pack health claims, DuPont tells...

Food products containing Bifidobacterium lactis HN019 from the DuPont Danisco range have been recorded with the Consumer Affairs Agency, Government of Japan, for Food...

Asia Pacific: Vitafoods Asia 2017 showcases finished products

At Vitafoods Asia in Singapore, 200 exhibitors will present finished products comprising dietary supplements, vitamins and functional food and beverages to the industry. A total...
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