A new report by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) suggests that Indian food brands are resorting to misbranding and misinformation to hide the real quantity of salt, sugar, and fat in their foods.
Brisbane-based food technology start-up Progel has an encapsulation technology that will enable manufacturers to develop new ranges of innovative foods with higher levels of active, according to the CEO of the company.
Easy availability and a growing interest in fitness trends see about 78% of adolescents in urban India consume at least one type of dietary supplement, a survey by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ASSOCHAM) said.
A year-old Indian venture company has isolated the two major fatty acid components of omega-3, DHA and EPA, and developed both into high purity powders; a potentially interesting innovation according to industry expert.
The anticipation of regulatory changes as well as prospects of strong growth opportunities has led generic pharmaceutical manufacturer Sohm to open a new in-house nutraceutical plant in Ahmedabad, West India.
There is growth opportunity in the natural yoghurt sector in Australia but manufacturers need to have environmentally-conscious branding and focus on promoting the health benefits, according to research.