Better gut health education will empower consumers to buy into pro and prebiotics but industry players may be very surprised by how much work there is still to do, according to twins on a fast-expanding gut health education mission.
A mega-merger between International Flavors & Fragrances Inc (IFF) and DuPont nutrition & biosciences unit will create a new industry giant worth more than $45 billion (€40.4 billion), say those involved in the deal.
Consumers may not always be on the lookout for food products fortified with probiotics (outside of a yogurt purchase), but that hasn’t stopped manufacturers from developing new items that contain these living and active culture strains including oatmeal,...
The International Probiotics Association has placed a new executive
director at the helm who is looking to bring transparency and
self-regulation to the growing global market for so-called friendly
The University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) is currently
conducting a large National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded
study which researchers hope will shed light on the potential role
of probiotics in asthma prevention...
While many women in the US have now heard about the benefits of
probiotics, only one in ten have used them to combat digestive
problems, according to a survey that underscores a need for more
communication about probiotics in general.
Leatherhead is proposing a collaborative industry study to assess
microencapsulation systems for preserving probiotic bacteria and
boosting their effectiveness in the gut, a keen area of interest
for companies looking to lead the...
Growing competition in the probiotics market is forcing cultures
suppliers to increase collaboration with scientists and independent
laboratories that can provide them with strong evidence to support
the benefits of their products...
Limited consumer awareness threatens to restrain the development of
probiotics markets, finds a new Frost & Sullivan report, yet
sales of the healthy ingredient are still set to almost triple in
value over the next six years.