Researchers developed a novel probiotic fruit yogurt to test how the addition of loquats, tropical fruits with a sweet and tangy flavor, affected the functional and sensory properties of cow's milk yogurt. The results were 'remarkably positive'...
A new RCT observes an increased abundance of Bacteriodes and Lactobacillus genus following a four month intake period with L. salivarius (AP-32) and B. animalis (CP-9) probiotics respectively, in infants aged four days to two months old.
Increased intake of beneficial bacteria from fermented foods and prebiotic and probiotic dietary supplements are associated with better cognition, says a new analysis of data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES).
Arla Foods Ingredients has partnered with experts at the health and nutrition firm Health and Happiness Group (H&H) and researchers at APC Microbiome Ireland to collaborate on a project focused on diet for early-life cognitive development.
People who consumed foods with medium and high levels of live microbes had better health markers, including decreased blood pressure, BMI and insulin levels, says a recent study published in the Journal of Nutrition.
FrieslandCampina Ingredients said that consumer-led demand for prebiotics and the importance placed on gut health in Australia led the company to file for regulatory approval of its GOS prebiotic ingredient.
Through its annual fellowship grant program, the company has backed two innovative studies into the gut microbiota, including a gut-on-a-chip project that has the potential to break new ground in the field of next-generation probiotics.
FrieslandCampina Ingredients is today launching a new formulation which combines the benefits of whey protein, prebiotic galacto-oligosaccharides (Biotis GOS) and probiotic cultures to support athletic performance and holistic health.
The product, developed by University of Alberta, is 'the first of its kind' to have widespread benefits for cows, such as reducing inflammation that causes lameness and preventing reproductive health issues.
The gut microbiome is one of the most important factors in shaping human health. But how is our knowledge around the microbiome developing and changing in today’s landscape? Danone North America’s Miguel Freitas talks the challenges and opportunities...
Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) believes the product, developed alongside Good Culture, is the first lactose-free, long-life fluid milk on the US market to combine the nutritional benefits of dairy with microbiome-boosting probiotics.
The nutrition solutions specialist has invested more than US$30m into the Valencia-based production facility, which will serve several key global markets and significantly boost the company's capability to produce the sought-after ingredients.
Spanish biotech company AB-Biotics suggests that spiking interest in fermented foods and microbiome health represents a significant opportunity for the food and beverage industry. We caught up with Executive Director Sergi Audivert to learn more about...
Research from scientists at Rutgers University and supported by Danone has focused on the impact COVID-19 has on the microbiome, the collection of microorganisms that live in and on the human body. The findings could feed into Danone’s R&D efforts...
Danone discusses the growing knowledge about the link between gut health and infant health, and the steps its formula is taking to ensure adequate nutrition intake for babies during the pivotal first 1000 days of life.
Next generation Bifidobacteria probiotics developed using CRISPR gene editing technology are one step closer after a new paper showed how select techniques could be applied in a programmable and strain-dependent manner.
Tate & Lyle PLC has signed an agreement to acquire Quantum Hi-Tech (Guangdong) Biological Co., Ltd (Quantum), a prebiotic dietary fiber business in China from ChemPartner Pharmatech Co., Ltd (ChemPartner) for a total consideration of $237m.
Low-carb diets like keto and paleo may be among the most popular choices for New Year’s dieters, yet this type of approach may not be the best for your gut, suggests a new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.
US microbiome company Evolve BioSystems has announced that it completed a first close in a $55m Series D round of funding, led by Cargill, the global food, agricultural, financial and industrial products company and Manna Tree, an investment firm committed...
Food, beverage and dietary supplement company DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences (N&B), and leader in the role of microbes, APC Microbiome, are uniting to develop microbiome-based solutions in infant health.
The mechanisms behind the gut-brain axis in infants should be further explored and better understood, so possible nutritional interventions can be explored to support healthy brain development, according to a Danone-led study.
A recently established group of global gut health academics is sending letters to Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) as well as national government politicians as the group attempts to alter the application of a regulation it says is, “killing...
Global probiotics leader Danone says its withdrawn probiotic health claim dossiers will remain untouched on its shelves at least until it attends a gut and immune health claim workshop to be hosted by EFSA this year.