Fruit and vegetable ingredients supplier SVZ said it has seen a significant increase in demand for nutritious, natural ingredients to give dairy and dairy alternative products a desirable ‘health halo’.
Here’s a radical thought for the marketers - the benefits of antioxidants may not be related to antioxidant activity. Last week’s NutraIngredients Antioxidants Conference suggested some tough choices are ahead.
Timber! The latest axe blow from EFSA has fallen, and this time it has taken one of the biggest trees in the nutrition forest: Antioxidants. But let’s not mourn the loss of the tree; let’s look forward to the new opportunities a clear view of the sky...
Chocolate giant Mars has filed a lawsuit against Natraceutical,
alleging that the Spanish company is infringing its patents on
polyphenol-rich cocoa extracts by selling CocoanOX extracts in the
The polyphenol content of many chocolates varies greatly around the
world, scientists from the Nestlé Research Center (NRC) report in
an article that adds to the company's ability to validate potential
nutritional and health...
Mint with lamb is a favourite combination on many British dinner
tables, and could become even more closely linked after new
research has reported that the herb spares the meat from the
detrimental effects of irradiation.
Grape seed and pine bark extracts as additives in cooked meats
performed better than the synthetic preservatives in oxidation and
microbial effects, results that could be readily acceptable to
consumers seeking ready-to-eat meat products...
Food makers continue to reap the benefits from new science that
backs the health promoting properties of food with researchers
finding an antioxidant-rich soup raised vitamin C levels, and
reduced stress levels, in consumers.
Flavours and extracts firm Frutarom has gained the worldwide
marketing rights to a range of natural antioxidants made by
Israel's RAD Natural Technologies, boosting its offering to health
and functional food makers.
Forthcoming European legislation on health claims could pose a
roadblock to rapid market expansion of polyphenols, the plant-based
antioxidants gaining increasing attention for their
disease-fighting actions, warns a new report.