Israeli firm Algatechnologies will work towards gaining approval for its astaxanthin as a novel food and beverage ingredient in Europe, but first it must meet existing demands and cut prices, it said.
Nutrition Capital Network (NCN) is setting up shop in Europe this May at Vitafoods in Geneva and is scouting for investment opportunities in the health and wellness sector.
An Israeli company that has released a range of coffee alternatives made from roasted date kernel, says the waste material has potential as a sustainable food and drink ingredient stretching far beyond this initial creation.
The European Commission (EC) has proposed new laws that will shake up the way organic foods are regulated, in a bid to address what it calls 'the shortcomings of the current system.'
At the 2014 Research Chefs Association Conference & Culinology Expo, FoodNavigator-USA caught up with chef Michael Holleman, director of culinary development at artisan grain and legume supplier InHarvest, for a podcast Q&A on trends in pulses, lentils and legumes for our March special edition. As is so often the case, the trend toward increased use of beans and legumes began in restaurants, Holleman said.
Novel foods such as raspberry ketones continue to be widely available for sale throughout the UK in weight loss products and dietary supplements, despite not being approved by the regulatory authorities, as the Food Standard Agency (FSA) has just confirmed they should be.
Israeli firm Carmit Candy has identified a market gap for a gluten-free version of the increasingly popular clusters format.
A review of more than 72 clinical studies has raised further questions over current guidelines relating to fat intake - which generally restrict the consumption of saturated fats and encourage consumption of polyunsaturated fats to prevent heart disease.
Swedish firm Greenleaf Medical AB is poised to lodge an article 13.5 health claims submission to EFSA for its weight management ingredient Appethyl, on the back of positive clinical trial results.
Snack makers should consider sourcing quinoa from India where the exotica strain is sweeter, higher in protein and sells at a stable, lower price, says the managing director of Ashtral Biotech.
Making healthy dietary choices in midlife could lower the risk of dementia in later years by almost 90%, according to new research.
Utilising eye-tracking technologies to assess how health conscious consumers perceive food products could help manufacturers improve label designs and better promote healthy products, say researchers.
A new theory of why dietary restrictions can work to reduce disease risk and increase longevity suggests that it is a sever restriction in nutrient intake, rather than calorie intake, that may result in the well known effect.
The reasons why people choose plant-based foods have evolved and expanded, boosting their market acceptance, says strategic affairs director for the European Natural Soyfoods Association (ENSA), Koen Bouckaert.
Philibert Savours CEO said a new organic variety in the firm’s Campasine bread mix line may offer value-added possibilities and be closer to his own ethos, but the firm must provide something for everyone’s budget.
A healthy diet packed with fruit, vegetables, and omega-3 rich fish could help to reduce the risk of pre-term babies, according to new research.
Stronger and bolder flavor combinations are emerging in soft drinks with higher heat and spice levels, while vegetable-based beverages are on the rise, according to Treatt.
As the United Nations held its 6th Annual Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) in New York, last week, Nestlé shared its efforts to encourage women worldwide to work in the marketplace and community.
Coke-owned Innocent is launching a functional smoothie range in the UK from April centered on soft health claims - three varieties will use 'defense' 'energise' and 'antioxidant' positioning.
NiceLabel has launched a labeling system for manufacturers to meet EU regulation changes.
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