The first-of-its-kind review analyzed more than 40 existing studies on the potential immune and metabolic effects of palmitoleic acid.
Lonza Innovates New Product Concepts Thanks to Capsugel Acquisition: Natural Products Expo West Report
At last week’s Natural Products Expo West trade show, representatives from Lonza Consumer Health and Nutrition discussed how acquiring Capsugel’s delivery-systems portfolio empowers Lonza to provide comprehensive, clean-label solutions to the nutraceutical industry.
Icon Foods says the sweetener is designed to help achieve clean-label sugar reduction for edible cannabis products.
Nutritional Outlook interviewed representatives from the International Probiotics Association and the Global Prebiotic Association about whether there is growing collaboration between the probiotic and prebiotic industries.
NutraProtein Power Blend is formulated with plant proteins, essential amino acids, and other nutrients, says the company.
Ingredients supplier Sabinsa has named analytic testing firm Eurofins as its global testing partner for both raw materials and ingredients. Eurofins will also adapt some of Sabinsa’s own proprietary testing methods.
Americans spend nearly a third of their food purchasing eating out at restaurants and foodservice establishments. In 2014, Americans spent approximately 5.5% of their disposable personal income on food eaten at home and 4.3% of their disposable personal income on food away from home.
Cranberry-ingredients supplier Fruit d’Or Nutraceuticals (Villeroy, QC, Canada) is presenting innovative new delivery formats for its nutraceutical-grade cranberry ingredients, which the company says are standardized for their high content of proanthocyanidins (PACs). The new delivery formats include beverages as well as “popping” crystals that burst on the tongue once consumed.
Aker BioMarine Targets Younger Krill-Oil Customers and Athletes with New Triathlete Study and Research Initiative, Announced at Natural Products Expo West 2018
Aker BioMarine (Oslo, Norway) debuted promising new pilot-study data at last week’s Natural Products Expo West trade show, examining the benefits of the company’s Superba Boost krill oil concentrate for recovery of triathletes following high-intensity exercise.
Certified-Transitional Ingredients Are Helping Meet Consumer Demand for Organic Products: Report from Expo West 2018
Companies like Kashi and Bunge are introducing ingredients and products certified by Quality Assurance International as “certified transitional,” which the companies say provides a pathway for farmers who want to convert their farmland to organic.
A look at the science behind folic acid, and why it’s relevant.
Through recent acquisitions and investments in supply chain and infrastructure, the company says it has become one of the top five suppliers worldwide for natural colors.
Results from the study showed that supplementation with a natural eggshell membrane ingredient may reduce cartilage turnover and provide joint health benefits like improved joint-recovery time and reduced discomfort post-exercise.
First Off-the-Shelf Intelligent Laminate for Product Authentication Promotes Supply-Chain Security on Packaging
SecuriLam comes with microscopic encoded silica particles—the company’s branded “TruTags”—pre-embedded into standard adhesive laminate film stock.
Solarplast is an extract formulated from dark, leafy greens, and is designed to optimize the body’s repair processes.