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Biosearch Life applies for probiotic patent

Biosearch Life applies for probiotic patent

21 Jan 2015

Biosearch Life has registered an application for a new patent to protect two new probiotic strains for use in the control of Hypercholesterolemia: “Probiotic strains having cholesterol absorbing capacity, methods and uses thereof”. This patent is the r...

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Novozymes sets new corporate strategy

Novozymes sets new corporate strategy

21 Jan 2015

Novozymes has announced its new corporate strategy, “Partnering for impact”. The strategy is accompanied by a new set of long-term social, environmental and financial targets and a new purpose statement which reads, “Together, we find biological ...

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Callebaut sees sales rise in shrinking market

Callebaut sees sales rise in shrinking market

21 Jan 2015

Barry Callebaut has announced sales volume up 0.2% for the 3-month period, achieved against what the company believes was a market that declined by 1.8%. Sales revenue was up 15.1%. The increase was driven by resumed growth in Western Europe, the gourm...

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Protein awareness on the rise in the UK

Protein awareness on the rise in the UK

20 Jan 2015

A new Canadean report finds that half of UK consumers are now aware of the health benefits of protein, presenting an expanding opportunity for protein enriched food and drinks. A survey in the report shows that 49% of UK consumers are now “very a...

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Lesaffre introduces organic baking ingredients

Lesaffre introduces organic baking ingredients

20 Jan 2015

Lesaffre claims that it is to break new ground and launch a range of organic baking products to help bakers produce top-quality organic bread in line with European regulations. The ‘Biorganic’ label includes yeast, sourdough and bread improvers in its ...

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Evolva, Cargill sign ingredient development agreement

Evolva, Cargill sign ingredient development agreement

20 Jan 2015

Evolva and Cargill have signed an agreement to co-develop a sustainable, customisable, and cost-effective fermentation production process for a second family of high-value food and beverage ingredients. This additional collaboration between the two com...

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Arla enters yogurt category

Arla enters yogurt category

20 Jan 2015

Arla Foods, the farmer-owned dairy company, has launched Arla Protein into the yogurt category. Made from natural ingredients, Arla Protein is high in protein and fat-free. It will initially be available in Raspberry, Strawberry and Blueberry flavours ...

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BioHarvest launches red grape powder

BioHarvest launches red grape powder

19 Jan 2015

After a decade of research, BioHarvest, a consumer health and wellness company, has announced what it describes as a revolutionary new product: VINIA Red Grape Powder. Available initially in the U.S. market, it is said to be the first-ever biofood, a n...

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Solazyme gets GRAS OK for Whole Algal Protein

Solazyme gets GRAS OK for Whole Algal Protein

19 Jan 2015

Renewable oil and ingredients company Solazyme has announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a favourable response to Solazyme’s notification concluding that Whole Algal Protein is Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) as an ing...

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Americans commit to vitamins for 2015

Americans commit to vitamins for 2015

19 Jan 2015

Americans are committing to taking vitamins in 2015, according to a new survey conducted online by Harris Poll on behalf of the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN). The survey, conducted in December, asked over 2,000 U.S. adults to select (all that...

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Study: almonds beneficial for heart disease

Study: almonds beneficial for heart disease

19 Jan 2015

A new study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association found that a daily snack of 42 grams of almonds instead of a high-carbohydrate muffin with equivalent calories, consumed as part of an overall healthy diet, improved a number of hea...

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Arla commits to responsible growth in Africa

Arla commits to responsible growth in Africa

16 Jan 2015

Arla has said that it plans to grow in several African markets in the coming years, but this growth must be achieved in a responsible way. Therefore,  Arla is implementing an updated human rights policy throughout its organisation to ensure that its gl...

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