Spanish probiotics, omega-3 and extracts supplier Biosearch Life has been given approval for the sale of its Lactobacillus fermentum CECT5716 LC40 probiotic strain by China’s Family Planning and National Health Commission for use in infant formula manufactured...
By Ian Chant, general manager of Aker BioMarine Antarctic Australia
According to the Global Organisation for EPA & DHA Omega-3s (GOED), global sales of the supplements are valued at US$3.9bn. But growth has slowed considerably during the last several years for many reasons.
In a country where more than 120m malnourished children depend on a school lunch programme for their nutrition, India would benefit most from a form of protein which is dirt cheap to produce, and just as importantly, is suitable for a vegan diet.
Though its hemp oil has not yet been approved as a medicine in New Zealand, one American supplier has been granted special permission to supply cannabidiol (CBD) oil to a teen there with a severe form of epilepsy.
Olympic Seafood-owned krill subsidiary Rimfrost has negotiated a long-term, non-exclusive licencing agreement with fellow Norwegian firm Aker BioMarine to secure access to the krill major's patent portfolio in Australia.
As part of a new CSR plan, DSM, the world’s largest producer of vitamins, carotenoids and nutritional lipids, has joined forces with an NGO to bring healthy street food and nutritious meals to children in Jakarta’s poorest neighbourhoods.
Chinese ingredients firm, Fenchem, has established a strong business presence in the EU and US but has now turned its attention back to its local territory – to target what it says is a region with burgeoning opportunities.
China’s bakery sector is fast developing but there are unmet needs for healthier products that BASF Nutrition is hoping to tap into following its presence at Shanghai trade show Bakery China 2012 last week.
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.
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.
India’s Natural Remedies Pvt. Ltd., a supplier of herbal ingredients, has obtained GMP certification from NSF International, with the manufacturing facility reported to be compliant with NSF/ANSI Standard 173, Section 8 Dietary Supplements.
A provider of proprietary developments for nutraceutical and cosmeceutical ingredients has extended an existing cooperation for discovering new functional materials sourced from the jungles of Malaysia.
Sabinsa is looking to bringing innovation to its resveratrol manufacturing capabilities after receiving a grant from the Indian government to move ahead with two new pilot trails for both nutrition and cosmetic products.