Small administrations of pterostilbene and resveratrol were deemed useful in protecting mice from diabetic health problems, according to results of a recent study.
Herbs & Botanicals
On July 30, NPA announced it sent a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Robert E. Lighthizer stating that tariffs on Chinese goods “will cause disproportionate economic harm to U.S. interests and increase costs for small businesses and consumers.”
Flavor firms discuss some of the challenges they face when sourcing certain natural, clean-label flavors.
At IFT 2018, Ardent Mills described how it is working with its farmers and customers to grow the supply of specialty grains and to help ensure that these grains will find a home in the end market.
A small study on young adults suggests that ginseng can affect exercise and perhaps aging.
Chicory inulin given to kindergarten children results in improved digestive health, fewer infections
Adding to an already large amount of research on prebiotic fibers, Hungarian researchers just completed a study on prebiotic use in children ages 3 to 6.
Innovation in the fiber market is alive and kicking again now that FDA has accepted citizen petitions to classify inulin and other non-digestible carbohydrates as legal dietary fibers.
At IFT 2018, flavor firms talk about the rise of floral flavors, plus the marriage of sweet and spicy, and more.
With more suppliers launching Reb M ingredients, stevia companies at July’s Institute of Food Technologists’ Annual Meeting and Food Expo in Chicago spoke about ongoing efforts to commercialize and scale up supply.
Pea protein market will not be as big as soy, but will offer unique benefits as a specialty protein, says pea supplier
Pea ingredients supplier Cosucra discussed pea’s promising future as a specialty plant protein, as well as challenges in scaling up supply, at IFT 2018.