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New shake makes children taller

New shake makes children taller

1 May 2018

Nutritional Growth Solutions is introducing Healthy Height, a kids’ protein shake the company says is clinically shown to improve children’s height, to the European market.

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Mintel predicts major foodservice flavour trends

Mintel predicts major foodservice flavour trends

30 Apr 2018

Mintel has announced what it believes are the major flavour trends that are just emerging, are already hitting the mainstream and those that are set to shape the future of foodservice in 2018 and beyond.

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Frutarom launches innovation lab

Frutarom launches innovation lab

30 Apr 2018

Frutarom is opening FoodNxt, its fully equipped innovation lab for food-tech startups, in the north of Israel. The company is inviting Israeli food-tech and ingredient companies to join in for mutually beneficial collaborations.

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Mintel: Europe leads on private label launches

Mintel: Europe leads on private label launches

27 Apr 2018

Europe accounted for over half (57%) of all private label launches with premium claims globally in 2017, according to new research from Mintel Global New Products Database (GNPD).

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Lampados completes Liteez production facility

Lampados completes Liteez production facility

26 Apr 2018

Lampados International has completed a new plant expansion for the production of Liteez, a vegan, 3D meringue kiss sweetener for hot beverages.

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Study shows Herbagut supports gut health

Study shows Herbagut supports gut health

19 Apr 2018

Results of a new human study are said to show that Arjuna’s Herbagut, an all-natural polybotanical extract blend, supports gut health.

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Almonds a key ingredient in healthy snacking

Almonds a key ingredient in healthy snacking

18 Apr 2018

More almond-containing products were launched in Europe than in any other region in the world in 2016, as the trend toward healthier snacking has given the nuts a major boost.

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Synthetic vanillin expertise gives Solvay a natural edge

Synthetic vanillin expertise gives Solvay a natural edge

5 Apr 2018

Solvay has been producing synthetic vanillin for well over a century, and says it is drawing on that expertise as it answers rising demand for natural vanillin.

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PureCircle notes rise in stevia-enabled product launches

PureCircle notes rise in stevia-enabled product launches

3 Apr 2018

Global launches of beverage and food products containing stevia have grown steadily since 2012, and in 2017 alone, increased more than +10% vs. 2016, the company notes, citing data from Mintel.

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Cargill starts production of EverSweet

Cargill starts production of EverSweet

22 Mar 2018

Cargill has officially started producing EverSweet, a zero-calorie, next-generation sweetener made with what the company claims are two of the best tasting sweet compounds found in the stevia leaf.

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Survey analyses children's consumption of sports drinks

Survey analyses children's consumption of sports drinks

29 Jun 2016

A survey by Cardiff University School of Dentistry looked at 160 children in four schools across South Wales and concluded that children are attracted to sports drinks because of their sweet taste, low price, and availability.

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Enzymotec: PS set to break out

Enzymotec: PS set to break out

2 May 2016

Phosphatidylserine - more commonly known as PS - is set to break out from the cognitive health category and make a big impact in several new benefit areas, according to Enzymotec, the supplier of EnzyPS.

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