Cost-conscious consumers are turning to functional products for added benefits and value; however, manufacturers must pair functional foods with food functionality to ensure successful product launches. ...More
A recent review covers three decades of research on phytoestrogens and their unique estrogenic profiles. Frutarom and Wageningen University, the Netherlands, researchers published the review in the June 2012 issue of Food and Function journal. ...More
one-day scientific symposium on vitamin D will explore recent epidemiological data and the known underlying mechanisms behind vitamin D’s effects on pregnancy and lactation, and immune, metabolic, muscle and cardiovascular function. ...More
Food and beverage products marketed as improving bone health are gaining worldwide popularity, driven by the health and wellness trend and an aging population. A look at this category identifies high-growth markets as well as gaps manufacturers ought to think about filling. ...More
Vitamin D supplementation of at least 800 IU daily for adults 65 and older helps prevent hip fracture and nonvertebral fracture, according to a new meta-analysis published in the New England Journal of Medicine (N Engl J. Med 2012). ...More
Quality, Sustainability Driving the Future of Omega-3's
Get a sneak peek at Qualitas Health "alga-culture" fields in Western Texas to see how they're taking control of the supply chain through vertical integration, how they're developing new technologies that offer more sustainable ingredients and how they're delivering omega-3s that meet consumer expectations. Full documentary is now available here!
Modernizing The Chinese Supply Market
Explore how investments in science, technology and strategic partnerships are driving innovation and quality, and represent the best of the Chinese supply market in this 2-minute teaser. To watch the full 20-minute documentary underwritten by BGG, click here.