Sebastian Krawiec is Editor at Nutritional Outlook.
Sirio Pharma announced new gummy manufacturing capabilities at the U.S.-based Best Formulations facility
Sirio explains that the integration of Best Formulations into Sirio Pharma’s global operations allows the contract development and manufacturing organization to offer localized manufacturing capabilities across three continents.
Vitaquest International acquires powder processing facility from Ashland
Vitaquest International has acquired a Paterson, NJ-based powder processing facility from Pharmachem Laboratories which is a division of Ashland, Inc.
The ongoing evolution of plant-based cheese
Plant-based cheese still has many limitations, but growing consumer acceptance and technological advancements are poised to take this category to the next level.
A consumer study from Lubrizol finds that its Lipofer orosoluble iron supplement has preferable organoleptic properties
Lubrizol reports that results showed the study volunteers said the Lipofer formulations had the mildest metallic aftertaste, lingering for a much shorter duration compared the conventional iron salts.
Are regulations for hemp-derived cannabinoids nearing?
An increasingly unwieldly cannabinoid industry may force Congress to take action on hemp-derived cannabinoid regulation.
New study sheds new light on the polyphenol activity of a proprietary pomegranate extract
The researchers investigated the pharmacokinetic properties of the pomegranate extract, Pomella, from Verdure Sciences.
Symrise launches chickpea and aquafaba flakes for clean-label plant-based applications
A major benefit of these products, say Symrise, is the clear and understandable labeling that can be used on products, namely “Aquafaba (chickpea water)” or “Chickpea.”
Fytexia announces results of new study that found its Benegut ingredient may reduce risk of gastrointestinal discomfort
Results showed that overall gastrointestinal discomfort 90 minutes after a high-caloric meal was significantly improved following supplementation with Benegut, compared to placebo and baseline.
FrieslandCampina Ingredients plans to double production capacity for whey protein isolate and milk fat globule membrane
The company explains that the expansion of its Borculo plant in The Netherlands will significantly increase the total production capacity.
IFF achieves regulatory approval for use of its 2’-FL HMO ingredient in infant formula in China
The decision marks the first time HMOs has been approved by China for use in infant formula.
New study finds that aged black garlic extract may complement conventional hypertension therapies
The investigated the effects of an aged black garlic extract, called ABG10+ from Pharmactive, in patients exhibiting Grade-1 hypertension and receiving a prescribed drug treatment.
Study finds that proprietary ginger extract from DolCas Biotech may alleviate menstrual discomfort
Results showed that the extract significantly reduced the severity of pain and frequency of certain symptoms.
Latest CRN consumer survey finds that three quarters of Americans take dietary supplements
The survey was conducted online by Ipsos between August 9 and 14 with a nationally representative sample of 3,192 U.S. adults aged 18 and over.
PLT Health Solutions’ AlvioLife is now approved by Health Canada to make respiratory health claims
PLT Health Solution has announced the receipt of an expanded license from the Natural and Non-Prescription Health Products Directorate (NNHPD) of Health Canada to market its AlvioLife ingredient for respiratory health support in Canada.
TriNutra introduces oral health application for its branded black seed oil
TriNutra, along with its Korean partner, HuTri Corporation, have announced a new oral care application of its branded ThymoQuin black seed oil.
Evolva signs distribution agreement with Lehvoss Group Nutrition Division
Evolva has signed a distribution agreement with Lehvoss Group Nutrition Division for the distribution of Evolva’s Veri-te Resveratrol for use in dietary supplements across Europe.
Study finds that blend of sweet orange and pomegranate extracts from BioActor may support healthy aging
A recent study found that Actiful, a blend of Citrus sinensis (sweet orange) and Punica granatum (pomegranate) extracts, may act as a dietary modulator of advanced glycation end-products (AGEs), which have been associated with a variety of age-related chronic diseases such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Startup, Novella, debuts line of whole-cell cultivated berry phytonutrients
The startup uses a precision-controlled-environment technology that allows them to cultivate intact-cell berry compounds outside of the plant.
Brightseed’s Bio Gut Fiber ingredient now Upcycled Certified and Non-GMO Project Verified
Formerly known as Bio 01, Brightseed’s Bio Gut Fiber is the product of the company’s Forager AI, which identified hemp hulls as the richest source of two bioactive compounds: N-trans-caffeoyl tyramine (NCT) and N-trans-feruloyl tyramine (NFT).
Study finds that a citrus flavonoid blend from Ingredients by Nature may attenuate intestinal dysbiosis in prediabetics
Researchers observed a change in microbial composition following the consumption of the citrus flavonoid blend.
Tart cherry capsules from Anderson Advanced Ingredients may help manage levels of uric acid, according to a recent study
Results showed that uric acid declined for up to 24 hours after ingestion of a single capsule dose.
Women in Nutraceuticals launched Pilot Mentorship Program for senior-level women
Women in Nutraceuticals has launched a Pilot Mentorship Program for senior-level women interested advancing their career to C-suite and board positions in the nutraceuticals industry.
Porcine model study finds that Bacillus strain from Bio-Cat may support immunity when exposed to foodborne pathogens
A recent study investigated the effects of a probiotic strain, Bacillus subtilis MB40 from Bio-Cat Inc. (Troy, VA), on the immunity of piglets exposed to foodborne pathogen, Listeria monocytogenes.
Effects of inulin-type fructans on Bifidobacteria unaffected by food matrix, according to recent study
In the 10-day, four-arm, parallel, randomized trial, inulin was administered either in pure form or incorporated into shortbread biscuits, milk chocolate, and a rice drink.
Recent research finds that peanut consumption may support memory and mood function
Microbial phenolic metabolites associated with peanut consumption may positively impact memory and mood, says recent study.
Layn’s SophorOx supports oxidative stress and weight management in human subjects
Layn Natural Ingredients has announced the results of a new human clinical study demonstrating the ability of its SophorOx ingredient to reduce oxidative stress and support weight management.
FTC’s high bar for substantiation is inconsistent with existing regulation, say recent citizen petitions from industry
The Federal Trade Commission's recent "Notice of Penalty Offenses" sent to hundreds of companies, in combination with its Health Products Compliance Guidance, imposes an unfair standard for substantiation for dietary supplement and OTC product manufacturers. The citizen petitions ask for the withdrawal of the notices and clarification on FTC's guidance.
cbdMD announces results of safety data supporting a safe upper dose of its broad spectrum CBD
CbdMD has announced the publication of safety data that support a safe upper dose of its proprietary broad spectrum CBD blend.
Saffron extract from Pharmactive may boost melatonin levels according to recent study
A recent animal study found that Pharmactive’s branded saffron extract, affron, helped boost the body’s endogenous production of melatonin.
FMCG Gurus highlights opportunities for targeting brain health with plant-based omega-3 ingredients
Consumers associate omega-3s with cognitive health. They are also interested in plant-based alternatives, creating opportunities for plant-based omega-3 sources.
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