Functional ingredients manufacturer Beneo has spent €90 million to expand its Pemuco, Chile production plant, increasing its prebiotic chicory root fibers capacity by 30%. The investment also reducing specific energy consumption by 35%.
Prebiotic ingredient powerhouse Beneo has announced a multi-million euro investment program for the coming years to expand capacity for its prebiotic chicory root fibre production sites in Belgium and Chile.
Chilean astaxanthin producer Atacama Bio Natural Products S.A has entered into an exclusive distribution partnership with Malaysia-based Nexus Wise to distribute its branded astaxanthin ingredients in Malaysia and Singapore.
Wiley’s Finest has ventured beyond the realm of fish-based omega-3s with new products that feature algal and oil seed ingredients and a heart health product based on pine tree sterols that were developed by a Chilean firm.
Prebiotic ingredient powerhouse Beneo is committing over €50 million to expand its production facility in Pemuco, Chile as demand continues to grow for the company’s chicory root fibers, inulin and oligofructose.
Almost 50% of urban Chileans used supplements during the previous three months, while the numbers are not far behind for Peruvians in three of the main urban centers at 42%, according to surveys from ALANUR.
As sustainability e-commerce platform, Denda, injects capital into its nutrition and health-focused brand, we spoke to the company’s CEO Felipe Parragué to find out more about its environmental stance and growth plans.
While healthy lifestyles, disease prevention and demographics all influence the vitamin and dietary supplement (VDS) segments in Latin America, adhering to price sensitivities proves a fundamental part of growth. We take a look at the region with Olivia...
Illinois-based Van Drunen Farms has acquired a majority stake in Santiago, Chile-headquartered SouthAm Freeze Dry, allowing for further integration of South and Central America into the Van Drunen Farms/FutureCeuticals supply chain.
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis said the state intends to maintain its lead in the hemp industry by putting the full weight of state government behind its farmers and extractors. The state has taken a lead in shipping hemp plants and seeds to some Latin American...
Sugar-sweetened beverages contribute a significant amount of daily calories among preschool children and adolescents from low- and middle-income households in a section of Chile’s capital, new study reveals.
The private sector forms a critical role in securing a universal health model across Latin America but it must be regulated and guided given how influential and complex industry is, says the High-level Commission of the Pan American Health Organization...
Infant formula is driving the most significant surge for omega-3 ingredients in South America and this may explain the rising interest in algal sources, says the Global Organization for EPA and DHA omega-3 (GOED).
Nutrition-caused anemia is a leading hidden hunger health concern in Latin America that could be addressed through flour fortification but this needs private sector support, says the Food Fortification Initiative's director.
A burgeoning interest in fitness, sport and healthier lifestyles across Latin America will drive dietary supplement demands, presenting huge opportunity for new entrants and domestic players in particular, says an expert.
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Benexia, a Chile-based supplier of chia and other plant-based nutraceutical ingredients, says the low market penetration of dietary supplement ingredients in the continent means the market has a huge potential upside.