Representatives from Gencor and Pharmako spoke with Nutritional Outlook at Natural Products Expo West about how HydroCurc can help manufacturers incorporate highly bioavailable curcumin with a minimal excipient load into capsules, beverages, or powders, and why the market for curcumin ingredients is only just beginning to heat up.
In the rat-model study, Lonza’s UC-II collagen ingredient was found to improve function in injured knees and prevent excessive deterioration of articular cartilage.
In the study, Glucodia was shown to help prevent insulin resistance and visceral fat accumulation, factors that the study authors say can lead to metabolic syndrome.
The Shoden ashwagandha extract is standardized to contain more than 35% glycowithanolides, which the company said are the most active components in ashwagandha.
Natoli said that this acquisition will expand the company’s refurbishment services and enable it to provide its customers with a wider range of custom encapsulation solutions.
The Lipogen PMS ingredient improved PMS symptoms on four fronts: emotional, physical, cognitive, and social.
UAS said that this acquisition will enable the company to provide its global partners with Nebraska Cultures’ well-known DDS-1 Lactobacillus acidophilus and ProDura spore-forming strains, and will further position it as an “industry leader in probiotics.”
Inno-Bev says that its non-caffeinated WakeUp formula, which comes in both liquid supplement and ready-to-drink beverage formats, is formulated to counteract the “post-lunch dip” in energy and alertness, but can provide an energy boost in the morning or evening, as well.
Infant Formulas in Europe Approved to Include a Human Milk Oligosaccharide Ingredient that Helps Close Gap between Human Breast Milk and Formula
Two suppliers, DuPont and Inbiose, worked together to refine the technique for synthesizing human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs), and specifically the HMO 2’-fucosyllactose (2’-FL), so that these ingredients can be cost-efficient enough for commercialization.
Manufacturers are formulating high-protein plant-based bars to deliver on taste, texture, and freshness.