The Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (Agência Nacional de Vigilância Sanitária, ANVISA) has approved Morinaga’s probiotic strain Bifidobacterium longum subsp. longum BB536 for us in dietary supplements and conventional food products sold in Brazil.
The Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (ANVISA) has approved Kyowa Hakko’s Setria ingredient, making it the first glutathione authorized for use in dietary supplements and functional foods in the country.
The National Health Surveillance Agency of the Brazilian Ministry of Health (ANVISA) has granted pre-market approval to Natures Crops International’s Ahiflower oil, opening up South America’s biggest market to this plant-based omega oil.
Chr. Hansen has received regulatory approval to supply a range of Human Milk Oligosaccharides (HMO) to new and existing global markets, following recent endorsements from Australia and New Zealand last year.
Stock traders have lost confidence in Herbalife as sales slow and costs rise for the multilevel marketing giant. The company’s recent deceleration could back up the idea that inflation poses a threat the health of the supplement industry.
New research has warned about the importance of expert guidance and biochemical monitoring for sports nutrition users, as it finds a link between supplement consumption and alterations in liver and kidney function.
Supplementation with a combination of five probiotic strains for 30 days before a marathon may protect runners from upper respiratory tract infection (URTI) post-race, says a new small study from Brazil.
The new product called Motilex HA features Bioiberica’s Mobilee and b-2Cool ingredients, and follows the recent publication of scientific evidence supporting the enhanced efficacy of the ingredient combination for joint health.
US-based Verdure Sciences has received approval from Brazil’s ANVISA for its Longvida curcumin extract, which will be available in the South America country through an exclusive distribution partner in this territory, Kilyos Nutrition.
Contemplating the year that was and in the classical fashion of penning articles tied to movie titles, I must say, it was difficult to choose one which depicted the year IPA and the world of probiotics has gone through.
São Paulo-based Apsen has partnered with Lallemand Health Solutions to launch a probiotic formulation for the brain-gut axis on the Brazilian market, with approved health claims by the Brazilian Health Authorities, ANVISA.
Consuming avocado pulp prior to aerobic exercise may accelerate cardiovascular recovery after exercise, with blood pressure and heart rate returning to normal levels faster than placebo, suggests a small study from Brazil.
Reviews of certain probiotic products are on the up in the Latin American countries. NutraIngredients-LATAM spoke to Emer Mackle, Market Analyst at Lumina Intelligence about the current probiotic landscape.
What’s the appeal of novel ingredients in preventative health, functional and sports nutrition products among Brazilian consumer? NutraIngredients-LATAM spoke with Jaume Reguant, Healthcare Director at Bioiberica to find out.
As the AgFood landscape sees a move away from animal protein, we asked Francisco Jardim, Co-Founder, SP Ventures what consumers are seeking from the meat and dairy alternative markets and how this is impacting investments in alternative protein sources.
NutraIngredients LATAM spoke to Chr. Hansen’s Regional Vice President of Latin America, Nelson Falavina, and Regional Marketing and Business Development Manager, Rosa Fernandes, to find out their experiences and perceptions of the region’s current nutrition...
As Latin American cannabis company Khiron receives approval to expand its hemp CBD brand into Colombia, we look at the markets to watch, opportunities for growth and the steps leading CBD brands are taking to appeal to consumers.
The potential oral health benefits of Lactobacillus reuteri may be obtained whether the bacteria is alive or heat-killed, says a new study from Brazil that may open up new opportunities for product development.
Nutrition innovation investors, Roquette Ventures, have signed an agreement with bio-venture company, Advanced Protein Technologies, to produce new human breast milk components for food, nutrition and health markets.