Sebastian Krawiec is Editor at Nutritional Outlook.
Future trends in fiber
Consumers don’t get enough fiber and are actively seeking out sources of dietary fiber. Here’s how supplementation can help.
Nutraceutical brands engage with consumers through smart packaging
Smart labels and packaging allow consumers to interact with products using connected devices, giving brands the opportunity to engage with consumers on a deeper level.
Cepham develops Shatavari extract to support women’s health
Cepham has announced the development of SheVari4, a patent-pending ingredient derived from Asparagus racemosus roots, known in Ayurveda as Shatavari.
FDA yet to come to decision on Nammex citizen petition
The response advised Nammex that FDA has not come to a decision in the required 180 days “due to competing agency priorities,” but that the staff is evaluating the petition.
Recent article summarizing CRN-International’s Scientific Symposium identifies global nutrient gaps
The Council for Responsible Nutrition-International (CRN-I) has announced the publication of a report summarizing the proceedings of its annual Scientific Symposium in Düsseldorf, Germany.
Colorcon launches Corelease, a consolidated brand of controlled release products
According to the company, the new brand will simplify the development of controlled release products, and offer a streamlined approach to formulation design, while also enhancing manufacturing efficiency.
NutraShure to introduce and distribute SA3X to U.S. market
The ingredient is derived from Spilanthes acmella for the support of men’s health and sports nutrition.
PLT Health Solutions announces ANVISA approval of Earthlight Whole Food Vitamin D in Brazil
This means that the ingredient can be used in Brazil to fortify food and beverage products. Prior to food and beverage approval, the ingredient received ANVISA approval for retail supplement use in 2020.
Standardized ashwagandha extract from Sabinsa may relieve stress in healthy adults according to a recent study
The standardized ashwagandha root extract, marketed as Shagandha by Sabinsa Corp. is standardized to 2.5% withanolides.
NPA files complaint against New York state law prohibiting the sale of weight management and muscle building supplements to minors
The complaint aims to have the legislation declared unconstitutional and seeks an injunctive order restraining the Attorney General’s Office from enforcing the state law.
Standardized black seed oil may support acne prone skin according to a recent study
The oil, standardized to 3% thymoquinone and less than 2% free fatty acids, was found to inhibit opportunistic pathogens associated with acne.
Nutritional Outlook’s 2023 Best of the Industry Awards, Industry Leader: Women in Nutraceuticals
Women in Nutraceuticals is a catalyst for change, bringing awareness to, and taking steps to fix, the lack of gender parity in the nutraceutical industry.
Nutritional Outlook’s 2023 Best of the Industry Awards, Service Provider: GenM
GenM is bringing awareness to menopause through brand partnerships
that help women more easily navigate their menopause journey.
Kemin Food Technologies launches InnoBLQ, a clean label technology that improves battered, breaded, and fried food applications
InnoBLQ is designed to improve battered and breaded fried food applications by reducing the amount of frying oil absorbed into breading to create a crispier bite and better product quality.
Proprietary valerian extract supports sleep quality in recent study
A recent study found that a proprietary valerian extract from OmniActive Health Technologies improved overall sleep quality in subjects with sleep complaints.
Open Book Extracts announces founding membership in One Hemp, a coalition of CBD industry stakeholders
Open Book Extracts is joined by BayMedica, Charlotte's Web, Hemp Beverage Alliance, Kazmira, Mad Tasty, and WYLD, among many others, in joining One Hemp.
Pharmavite acquires Bonafide Health, a women’s health brand that focuses on menopause support
Acquired for $425 million, Bonafide Health focuses on helping women manage their menopause with scientifically formulated products inspired by nature that are supported by clinical evidence and endorsed by healthcare practitioners.
Sinlessly sweet: Trends in healthy chocolate
Chocolate is a versatile solution for health-conscious consumers who still want an indulgent treat.
Ginger extract from OmniActive Health Technologies may help manage occasional constipation
A recent study found that a standardized ginger extract called Gingever from OmniActive Health Technologies may help manage occasional constipation.
Kyowa Hakko Bio publishes inaugural Creating Shared Value Progress Report
The 2023 CSV Progress Report describes the company’s vision, environmental and activity policies, management, target goals, and the company’s progress-to-date regarding sustainability initiatives.
Gnosis by Lesaffre launches private label, ready-to-market immune health product, MenaQ7 Protect
The ready-to-market solution produced in collaboration with Probiotical is the company’s first entry into the private label sector.
Kerry’s new enzyme solution prolongs freshness and quality of sweet baked goods
Kerry has introduced a clean-label, starch-acting enzyme solution called Biobake Fresh Rich to deliver longer-lasting softness, freshness, and moistness over shelf life in sweet baked goods that contain over 20% sugar.
Proprietary probiotic blend may be effective adjuvant to dyspepsia treatment
A proprietary probiotic blend marketed as Lacidofil Strong by Lallemand, may be an effective adjuvant to antibiotics for the treatment of dyspepsia.
Univar Solutions to exclusively distribute Chemi Nutra’s ingredients in Canada
These ingredients include SerinAid Phosphatidylserine (PS), Mediator Phosphatidic Acid (PA), and AlphaSize Alpha-Glyceryl Phosphoryl Choline (A-GPC), to name a few.
Nexira launches third phase of Acacia Program and achieves significant reduction in carbon footprint
Nexira is launching the third phase of its Acacia Program to promote sustainability and positive social impact in Africa.
Botanical supplement containing hemp-derived cannabinoids supports sleep and stress in recent study
The product from MDBio contains CBD, CBN, L-theanine, hops oil, valerian oil, and low levels of THC.
Consumer survey commissioned by Nammex shows what consumers perceive as mushrooms
Consumer survey commissioned by Nammex shows what consumers perceive as mushrooms, mostly failing to identify fungi by their component parts.
Pharmactive announces B Corp certification
B Corp measures management performance on five key impact areas: governance, employees, community, environment, and customers.
Nutrition bars: Can encouraging positive thinking sell protein bars?
A protein bar brand promotes positive thinking, and it may be helping to sell products.
Ashwagandha supports stress and fatigue in recent study
A recent study found that a standardized ashwagandha extract (Witholytin from Verdure Sciences) helped reduce perceived stress and fatigue in men and women.
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