24-May-2013 - Given the choice, most consumers say they prefer to get their nutrition from eating ‘real’ food - not popping pills - and ideally, foods ‘naturally’ rich in the desired nutrients.
24-May-2013 - Establishing robust systems for safety surveillance and the reporting of adverse events presents the dietary supplements industry with an opportunity to instill confidence in the products, says Rick Kingston, PharmD, from SafetyCall.
24-May-2013 - Dutch food companies have announced a partnership with government and NGOs to help improve nutrition in selected countries in Eastern Africa and Southern Asia.
23-May-2013 - Neptune Technologies and Bioressources has released its year end results for fiscal year 2013 which show that strong sales earlier in the year helped cushion the blow dealt to the company’s finances by the explosion and fire that devastated the company’s production facility in Sherbrooke, Québec on Nov. 8, 2012.
22-May-2013 - The US District Court in Tampa, Florida, has ordered Nutra Pure LLC, a Washington corporation, to discontinue its unauthorized use of the Satiereal trademark following a suit by INO'Réal, owner of the Satiereal trademark.
21-May-2013 - The US Food and Drug Administration has accepted Nutrition 21’s inositol-stabilized arginine silicate (Nitrosigine) as a New Dietary Ingredient (NDI).
17-May-2013 - As Stepan Liquid Nutrition looks to expand the use of its Clarinol CLA in sports nutrition products, it’s time to trot out a sports analogy. Stepan is looking for companies that are willing to step up to the plate.
17-May-2013 - New research results are driving interest in vitamin K2, according to NattoPharma CEO Hogne Vik. But the company has also developed a new, more potent powder form that is helping to raise the ingredient's profile.
16-May-2013 - In the latest development in the nutraceutical world’s equivalent of the Wars of the Roses, the United States Patent and Trademark Office has ruled on a reexamination of a Neptune Bioressources and Technologies patent and has rejected all of its 148 claims.
16-May-2013 - Right now, a gallon of gas costs $4 or less. Produce it from algae, and you can expect to pay $18 or more, says the boss of one firm convinced that cutting edge nutraceuticals - not biofuels - is where algae’s true potential lies, in the near term at least.
14-May-2013 - Dutch ingredients giant DSM is launching a dry powder form of its Fruitflow tomato extract which has an EFSA-approved health claim for improved blood circulation – attained in 2009.
10-May-2013 - Concerns about chondroitin sources and adulteration are being tackled head on by Synutra Ingredients, which is offering ‘adulterant-free branded chondroitin products with guaranteed source traceability’, said the company’s president.
08-May-2013 - Ontario-based Nutrasource Diagnostics Inc. (NDI) has acquired Diteba Research Laboratories Inc. (Diteba) of Mississauga, Ontario, allowing NDI to expand its in-house bioanalytical capabilities and its innovative new biological and analytical testing methods.
07-May-2013 - Ingredient supplier Cyvex Nutrition’s plans to further grow its international customer base continue as it renews its distribution agreement with Toronto, Canada-based CK Ingredients.
06-May-2013 - Two NGOs responsible for safeguarding plants and forests have positively reviewed the harvesting practices of a prostate-benefitting botanical harvested in Cameroon.
06-May-2013 - FoodNavigator-Asia recently visited Indonesia's largest extraction facility, Javaplant, to look at how one of Asia's top 10 botanical, coffee and tea extractors produces products for export around the world.
03-May-2013 - Edible coatings supplier Mantrose-Haeuser Co., Inc. has extended extended its proprietary line of controlled release coatings for use on tablets and soft gelatin capsules.
02-May-2013 - The annual HerbDay national celebration, whose 8th edition is set for this Saturday, May 4, was begun as a way to rember the important role herbs play in health and have played in human history, says one of the event’s founders.
02-May-2013 - Strong nutrition sales drove a steady quarter at DSM with sales up 10% in that division, as EBITDA profits improved €5m across the company to €311m compared to €306m in Q1 2012.
01-May-2013 - Sabinsa Corporation is launching two novel water-soluble ingredients, one from of Boswellia serrata, called Polybos, and the other called MoringIn from Moringa oleifera.