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Ingredients

Far from being a fad, interest in plant-based foods shows no sign of waning. Whether consumers are experimenting with a meat-free day once a week in the vanguard of the vegan trend or making small but incremental changes to their diet: plant-based has gone from niche to normal in...
Since the outbreak of COVID-19, consumers are increasingly optioning for affordable indulgences to satisfy cravings and relieve stress. Premium chocolate and hybrid confections are considered affordable indulgences. As lockdowns became the new normal, many consumers shifted toward online shopping, leading to a surge in e-commerce. Digital transformation has also...
KPS Capital Partners, LP (KPS) has entered into a definitive purchase agreement with Tate & Lyle PLC ("Tate & Lyle") (LSE: TATE.L) to acquire a controlling stake in its Primary Products business in North America and Latin America and its interests in the Almidones Mexicanos S.A de C.V; and DuPont Tate & Lyle...
DolCas Biotech, LLC has released a pharmacokinetic data in support of the 39-fold-enhanced bioavailability of free curcumin claim for its Curcugen® curcumin extract. The 17-subject randomised, double-blind, crossover study1 published 9 July (volume 100) in the journal Medicine by Sanjib Panda, MPh, et alia, evaluated the dispersible, 98.5% native...
With Wellemon™, Euromed will officially launch a new lemon-based botanical ingredient in its line of Mediterranean fruit and vegetable extracts™ at Vitafoods Europe (Geneva, Switzerland, 5-7 October). Lemons are a rich source of eriocitrin – a secondary plant substance with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties commonly found in the Mediterranean-style...
A new study by FrieslandCampina Ingredients, global innovator in healthy and functional ingredients and solutions, has demonstrated the benefits of its Biotis™ SleepWell concept in reducing stress and providing a better night’s sleep in healthy adults. The study, conducted in close collaboration with researchers from leading contract research organisation,...
BASF has appointed Thilo Bischoff as senior vice-president for Human Nutrition effective 1 June. With this new appointment, he succeeds Francois Scheffler who will leave BASF. Bischoff assumes global responsibility for the Human Nutrition business unit and will also represent the Nutrition & Health division in the Asia Pacific...
By Dr Adam Carey Ageing is a complex process characterised by a progressive loss of physiological integrity, leading to impaired function and increased likelihood of dying. These changes drive the primary risk factors for major human pathologies, including cancer, diabetes,cardiovascular disorders, osteoarthritis and neurodegenerative diseases. Ageing research has exploded in...
In a fight against the Tomato Brown Rugose Fruit Virus (ToBRFV), TomaTech files a provisional patent for identifying the DNA markers correlated to its resistant traits. TomaTech, Ltd. recently announced a major advancement in the fight against the Tomato Brown Rugose Fruit Virus (ToBRFV), which has caused significant economic damage...
The growing lactose-free dairy market reflects a change in consumers’ tastes and preferences. More than ever, consumers are considering authenticity, health, and taste in their dairy products. Ben Rutten, business manager Milky, DSM Food Specialties, discusses how lactase enzymes can contribute to these evolving demands. The lactose-free dairy market continues...