Sebastian Krawiec is Editor at Nutritional Outlook.
Kilyos Nutrition to distribute Aker BioMarine krill oil in Brazil
Aker BioMarine has announced an exclusive partnership with Brazilian distributor Kilyos Nutrition.
NPA’s annual fly-in day to take place on May 22
This is an annual event in which industry stakeholders can meet with members of Congress and explain how public policies are impacting their businesses and consumers.
FlavorSum announces completion of Kalamazoo facility expansion and new NJ Innovation Center
FlavorSum has completed construction of and opened a 35,000-square-foot expansion of its Kalamazoo, MI facility that enhances the site’s emulsion, extraction, and warehousing capacity.
Bioriginal announces acquisition of POS Biosciences
Bioriginal Food & Science Corp. has announced the acquisition of POS Biosciences Corp. (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada) from Canopy Growth Corp.
Blue California announces completion of human clinical on the cognitive health impacts of ergothioneine
The double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial sponsored by Blue California demonstrated that ErgoActive ergothioneine supported cognitive function, memory, and sleep in healthy elderly subjects with subjective memory complaints.
Manitoba Harvest and Brightseed partner for launch of new bioactive fiber product
The product contains Brightseed’s Bio Gut Fiber, which is made from upcycled hemp hulls, and has been shown in preclinical data to support gut barrier function.
Proprietary herbal blend from ENovate Biolife shown to improve quality of life for people with lower back pain
The herbal blend was able to improve functional activity, bending flexibility, pain, and sleep quality.
CRN announces results of its 2024 board elections
The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN; Washington, D.C.) has announced its 2024 Board of Directors election results, new officers, and executive committee appointments.
Bioiberica expands global presence with new strategic partnerships
Bioiberica cements its position in Europe by partnering with Faes Farma, and expands to Mexico and Latin America by partnering with IFA Celtics.
Nammex announces that cultivation yield for organic turkey tail mushrooms have reached 30,000 kilos
According to Nammex, cultivated turkey tail is more consistent in quality compared to wildcrafted supplies, and creates less pressure on the ecosystem as the mushroom sees rapid growth in demand.
OmniActive Health Technologies appoints Amit Chopra as its new president and CEO
OmniActive explains in a press release that Chopra has a wealth of experience in general management, commercial, manufacturing, mergers & acquisitions, and innovation, most recently serving as managing director for India and South Asia at Thermo Fisher Scientific.
Asiros Nordic partners with Gummynology to bring prebiotic gummies to U.S. market
The gummies will be made with Asiros Nordic’s BerryShield Prebiotic Juice Powder, which are maltodextrin-free, 100% water soluble, non-GMO, vegan, and available in organic and conventional options.
Cargill successfully removed industrially-produces trans-fatty acids from its entire fats and oils portfolio
According to the company, it is the first global supplier whose entire worldwide edible oil portfolio meets WHO’s best practice standards on iTFAs, even in countries where there is no legislative mandate.
Proprietary ashwagandha root extract supports stress and fatigue in recent study
The extract, Witholythin from Verdure Sciences, significantly reduced stress compared to baseline and fatigue, compared to placebo.
Recent study showed that Zynamite PX improved performance in high level basketball players
A recent double-blind, crossover study found that supplementation with a synergistic blend of Mangifera indica leaf extract (rich in mangiferin) and Sophora japonica extract (standardized to 50% quercetin) significantly improved performance in high level athletes.
StePacPPC’s modified atmosphere packaging films customized to increase longevity of exotic mushrooms
The MAP films have a high water-vapor transmission rate as well as customized modified atmosphere properties to slow respiration and aging, reduce dehydration, and expel excess moisture from the packaging.
Forsea has unveiled first cultured eel prototype in collaboration with famed Japanese chef
Forsea Foods, a cell-cultured seafood startup with a mission to save wild eel populations has unveiled its first prototype of cell-cultivated freshwater eel, replicating the traditional Japanese unagi eel.
MegaFood announces 1% for the Planet partnership
MegaFood has announced that it has joined 1% of the Planet, committing 1% of its annual sales to environmental partners throughout the globe.
Branded Gynostemma pentaphyllum extract supports exercise performance in recent study
The extract support exercise performance, blood glucose and AMP-activated protein kinase phosphorylation.
EverSweet receives positive safety opinion from European Food Safety Authority and UK Food Standards Agency
The joint venture between Cargill and dms-firmenich, called Avansya, has announced that EverSweet stevia sweetener has received a positive safety opinion from the European Food Safety Authority and the UK Food Standards Agency.
CRN has updated its economic impact study showing a 23% increase in economic impact
According to the economic impact study, the total economic impact of the dietary supplement industry in 2023 was $158.6 billion.
Animal study finds that saffron extract may support resiliency to stress
A recent animal study found that a proprietary saffron extract may help manage stress by regulating the HPA axis.
Colorcon launches titanium dioxide-free film coating
Colorcon has introduced a new titanium dioxide-free film coating system for pharmaceutical tablets.
CRN Foundation relaunched Vitamin D & Me! website
Originally launched in May of 2021 as a source of information on vitamin D in relationship to COVID-19 and immune health, the new website will serve as an educational resource about vitamin D’s broader health benefits.
Recent study finds relationship between omega-3 blood levels and stroke risk
A recent pooled analysis of 29 cohorts made up of 183,291 participants found a link between omega-3 blood levels (Omega-3 Index) and stroke risk.
Vitaquest International has earned USP Verification for its manufacturing sites
Vitaquest International has announced that it has successfully completed the United States Pharmacopoeia (USP) Quality Systems GMP Audit Program for three of its facilities.
Meaningful Partners makes strategic growth investment in M2 Ingredients and its retail brand Om Mushroom Superfood
Meaningful Partners led the funding round, joined by existed investors White Road Investments and InvestEco.
IFF partners with NGO Bellona on project to restore Norwegian seaweed forests
IFF has partnered with the environmental non-governmental organization Bellona to collaborate on the Norwegian Marine Restoration (NoMaRe) project which aims to restore 5,000 square kilometers of northern Norway’s seaweed forests.
Observational study shows that diaminooxidase supplementation may alleviate symptoms of histamine intolerance
A recent observational study found that diaminooxidase (DAO) supplementation may alleviate the allergy-like symptoms of histamine intolerance (HIT).
New findings from COSMOS trial further validate potential cognitive health benefits of multivitamin supplementation
Over two years, supplementation with multivitamin mineral improved episodic memory and global cognition.
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