Gut Health

KO Kombucha at the Probiota fermented foods showcase

Editor's Spotlight: Startup Focus

Kefir and kombucha going mainstream but science is yet to ferment

By Nikki Hancocks

The mass market is already convinced that fermented food and drink is healthy but the more mass produced these products become the less likely they are to offer health benefits, meaning consumers could lose faith, so better science and education are needed...

Pic: iStock/thodonal

Healy leverages cocoa shells for natural sugar reduction

By Katy Askew

Healy Group, the Ireland-based ingredient supplier, has developed a process to turn cocoa shells – an otherwise under-utilised by-product of cocoa production – into a micronised cocoa fibre that can help with sugar reduction in chocolate.

getty | image jungle

Study: Gut health most influenced by teams of bacteria

By Nikki Hancocks

Gut microbial species work in teams to perform different functions, suggesting that cultivating certain groups of bacteria is more important than single species, according to an international team of researchers.

Spotlight

Follow us

Featured Events

View more

Products

View more

Webinars

Featured Suppliers

All suppliers