Botanical extract giant Naturex-DBS has launched a USDA NOP certified organic cranberry powder to the US market, stating it is a logical extension of its cranberry powders range targeting urinary tract health.
Naturex will expand again in 2011 with several “€5-20m” targets, 1.5 years after completing the €110m integration of Spanish supplier Natraceutical that made the French botanical extracts supplier the biggest in the world.
For the best part of two decades Chris Kilham has been venturing into this planet’s wild vegetation zones in an ongoing search for botanicals that may have therapeutic, nutritional or wellness benefits.
French supplier Naturex is reaping the benefits of its December buy-out of the ingredients division of Spanish supplier Natraceutical with a record quarter net profit of €3.2m and €10.8m for the nine months to the end of September.
The science to support the efficacy of green coffee extracts for weight loss is ‘promising’, but longer and ‘more rigorous’ trials are needed to support the potential, says a new systematic review and meta-analysis.