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IFIC releases US consumer diet survey results

IFIC releases US consumer diet survey results

24 May 2018

More than one in three U.S. consumers are increasingly averse to carbohydrates and sugar, according to the 13th Annual Food and Health Survey, released by the International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation.

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PLT,  zümXR collaborate on green coffee beans

PLT, zümXR collaborate on green coffee beans

21 May 2018

PLT Health Solutions and zümXR are launching a new Green Coffee Bean Caffeine ingredient aimed at energy supplement, shot and food markets. The new ingredient is based on zümXR Targeted Release Caffeine technology.

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Exploring gut health beyond probiotics

Exploring gut health beyond probiotics

14 May 2018

The idea of healthy gut bacteria has entered the mainstream, but the range of beneficial foods and ingredients for a healthy gut go far beyond probiotics.

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Arjuna Naturals gets turmeric extract patent

Arjuna Naturals gets turmeric extract patent

16 May 2018

BCM-95, a high-potency turmeric extract developed and manufactured by Arjuna Naturals, has been granted a patent for “composition for use in treatment” by the European Patent Office (EPO).

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Kerry reports 1Q 3.7% growth in volumes

Kerry reports 1Q 3.7% growth in volumes

9 May 2018

Kerry Group has issued its Q1 Interim Management Statement. The company reported a 3.7% growth in business volumes, with Taste & Nutrition growing 4.3%; and Consumer Foods +1.6%.

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Mainstream trends transforming the sports nutrition market

Mainstream trends transforming the sports nutrition market

9 May 2018

Mainstream consumers have become more interested in sports nutrition, bringing better flavour and more diverse ingredients to the sports nutrition sector.

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Study shows Echishield enhances immune function

Study shows Echishield enhances immune function

7 May 2018

A new study is said to indicate that Echishield, an-all natural echinacea ingredient, enhances immune function, restoring stress-induced changes to levels similar to those in healthy controls.

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Novozymes grows in line with expectations

Novozymes grows in line with expectations

4 May 2018

The company says it is well in line to deliver on its full-year sales growth outlook of 4-6%, and margins are said to be strong despite a significant currency headwind.

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Engaging with the Instagram generation

Engaging with the Instagram generation

3 May 2018

Colourful, exotic and unusual foods are on the rise as a growing number of consumers look for food experiences they can share on social media.

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Performance Nutrition drives Glanbia 1Q revenue growth

Performance Nutrition drives Glanbia 1Q revenue growth

3 May 2018

Glanbia has issued an Interim Management Statement for the three month period ended 31 March 2018, delivering positive revenue growth of 4.8%, constant currency in the first quarter of 2018.

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Plant-based protein beverage gets $1.1m investment

Plant-based protein beverage gets $1.1m investment

1 May 2018

Après, a digital-first company based in San Francisco offering a plant-based protein beverage developed specifically for premium whole-body replenishment, has announced the closing of a $1.1 million seed series fundraising.

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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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