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%.
Save the Date! NutraIngredients-USA’s Sports & Active Nutrition Summit returns to San Diego, February 15-17, 2023. The event brings together scientists, formulators, consultants, and regulatory experts to move the sports nutrition category forward.
Extreme weather events from heat waves and droughts to ‘hundred-year storms’ happening every two years, the impact of climate change is obvious. And few industries are witnessing the impact as much as botanical supply chain.
This year’s NutraIngredients-USA NutraChampion, Rick Kingston, PharmD, presented at the Dietary Supplement Regulatory Summit. The one day event included the five heavy hitters representing the industry: Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA),...
A single dose of an extracts from coffee berry – the outer layer of the coffee fruit and a rich source of polyphenols – may boost alertness in healthy men and women, with effects still observable six hours after consumption, says a new study.
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.
The beauty from within category is resonating in the marketplace as consumers look to maintain a youthful glow and even turn back the clock. The nutri-cosmetics market is forecasted to grow significantly over the next few years and the rising interest...
Only about 40% of people may have the gut microbes to convert ellagitannins from pomegranate into urolithin A, an ingredient positioned for boosting mitochondrial and muscle function, but direct supplementation with the compound overcomes these individual...
The advent of a strategic patent has put formulation specialist Biomedican on course to fundamentally alter the cannabinoid supply picture, the company claims. In addition, a Mexican court ruling has opened up opportunities south of the border.
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.
Daily supplementation with a blend of polyphenol-rich extracts from grapefruit, grape, green tea, guarana and black carrot may improve health-related quality of life (HRQOL) by over 5%, says a study using Fytexia’s Fiit-ns ingredient.
Increasing demand for Rhodiola rosea L. – which is primarily from wild sources – is straining the global supply, and controls need to be introduced to monitor the trade of wild R. rosea, according to a new review.
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.
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.
Supplementation with polyphenols from mango may reduce markers of inflammation and improve levels of beneficial bacteria in the gut of people with IBD, suggests a small study funded by the National Mango Board.
As food and beverage producers focus on adding various benefits to their formulations in 2020, NutraIngredients-LATAM spoke to Naturex’s Product Manager for the region’s functional and nutritional ingredients, Rodrigo Setti, about the “new era” in LATAM...