New South Wales-based Renovatio Bioscience is expanding its supplement SKUs in supermarket chain Woolworths, with the company recently launching mental wellbeing and skin health supplements exclusively for the chain.
There has been a slew of product innovation surrounding gamma-aminobutyric acid – better known as GABA – in Japan, with the ingredient incorporated in an array of dosage formats under the Foods with Function Claims (FFCs) framework.
Psychobiotics specialist Bened Biomedical will be expanding its business in the US and is also dipping into the pharmaceutical realm by exploring the live biotherapeutic product (LBP) space, the firm’s CEO said.
New Zealand botanical and natural health brand Artemis has released a range of liquid plant-based formulations targeting sleep, stress and digestion health, with export markets, including China, in the firm’s sights.
The supplementation of psychobiotic Lactobacillus plantarum PS128 could provide stress, insomnia and gastrointestinal relief among high-stressed workers, in this case IT professionals, according to the findings of an eight-week pilot study.
Yakult Honsha is expanding sales of its Yakult 1000 product – a probiotic drink containing its proprietary Lactobacillus casei strain Shirota and formulated to relive stress and improve sleep across the whole of Japan.
Nutraceutical firms have reported a higher uptake of sleep aid and stress relief supplements amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to New Zealand brand GO Healthy and Spanish saffron ingredient supplier Pharmactive.
Daily supplementation with matured hop bitter acids may improve mental processing speed, attention, and concentration in healthy adults aged 45 to 69, says a new study from beverage giant Kirin Holdings Co.
Gencor Pacific hopes to introduce a new supplement and functional food category with Slimaluma, its brand of Caralluma fimbriata extract (CFE), after the first human RCT on the product's anti-stress effects reported positive results.