Chr Hansen tour targets probiotics growth
Chr Hansen's latest Magical Sensory Tour is designed to bring
innovative products to customers and underline the company's ethos
that ingredients can be fun and imaginative.
Danisco dairy plots new probiotic strains
Probiotic ingredients are the main focus down at Danisco Cultures'
research and development labs, but false claims are hampering the
market, business director Patrick Veau tells
Danone to launch probiotic Activia in US
The French dairy group will launch its successful Activia probiotic
yoghurts in the US at the start of next year as American consumers
catch on to the benefits of 'friendly bacteria'.
Infants benefit from prebiotics too, indicates study
Infants formula-makers looking replicate the qualities of breast
milk are turning to prebiotics to boost gut health, according to
Orafti. A new study conducted in France indicates their benefits.
Probiotic juices offer new avenues for dairy
Juices containing probiotic bacteria will see increasing interest
from drinks and dairy producers looking to add value, predicts
Finnish functional dairy innovator Valio.
Industry needs stricter probiotic rules
Too many producers are falsely labelling their products as
probiotic and could present a stumbling block to the sector's
expansion, says the marketing head of leading innovator Valio at
Chr Hansen, Tetra Pak project removes obstacles to probiotic beverages
Probiotics supplier Chr. Hansen has developed a new, flexible
formulation system for adding probiotics directly to finished
Not enough evidence for omega-3 bowel benefit, says study
Omega-3 fatty acids have been believed to confer a beneficial
effect on patients suffering from inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, but scientists from
California are disputing a firm...
EFSA approves nutrition claims for omega-3s
Europe's food risk assessment body has issued its opinion on
nutrition claims for products containing omega-3 fatty acids, which
will be used in forthcoming laws on nutrition and health claims.
Lifeway sales betray probiotics surge
If anyone doubted that the US probiotics market's star is rising,
kefir-maker Lifeway Foods' latest results, positive in spite of
milk price vagarities, should be enough to convince them.
Elderly benefit from calcium and vitamin D combo, confirms review
Elderly people who are frail and at risk for bone fractures may be
helped somewhat by giving them both vitamin D and calcium,
according to the results of a new review of previous studies.
Probiotics' anti-cancer potential recognised by French
French probiotics firm Institut Rosell-Lallemand said it has been
included in a new government initiative to pool research into
cancer prevention and treatment.
Probiotic may help manage IBS symptoms, says Institut Rosell
A probiotic formulation developed by French/Canadian company
Institut Rosell reduced symptoms associated with IBS in tests on a
rat model, writes Dominique Patton.
High calcium and vitamin D diet may decrease risk of PMS
A diet rich in calcium and vitamin D may lower the risk of
developing premenstrual syndrome (PMS), a condition that affects up
to a fifth of all women, researchers reported yesterday.
MEPs debate food health claims, vitamin additives
Members of the European Parliament are today debating and voting on
proposals for two new controversial pieces of proposed legislation
that will affect food processors - one toput restrictions on the
health claims they make about...