World Health Day: Promoting Health-Focused Environments For All

This year’s World Health Day is more important than ever. Its theme, “Our Planet, Our Health”, broadens the usual notions of health to encompass the environment — spotlighting the innate relationship between the Earth’s wellbeing and our own. Commentary By Christian Philippsen, Managing Director, BENEO Asia-Pacific Christian Philippsen, Managing Director,…

Euromed Milk Thistle Extract Investigated As A Treatment For COVID-19

The Spanish Agency for Medicines and Health Products (AEMPS) has approved the clinical trial SilCOVID19 with this substance in oncohematological patients with coronavirus. Euromed S.A. manufactures standardised botanical extracts, and its milk thistle extract has been clinically studied during the past few decades in thousands of patients worldwide. Milk thistle…

Rising Consumer Demand In The Functional Beverage Market Spurring Its Growth

Research and Markets: The functional beverage market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 8.66 percent to reach , 208.13 billion by 2024, according to a report by Research And Markets. The global functional beverage consumption is driven by the consumer’s inclination toward non-alcoholic beverages. Furthermore, consumers have started…

Kerry To Showcase Science-Based Functional And Nutritional Ingredients At VitaFoods Asia 2019

At Vitafoods Asia, Kerry, the Taste & Nutrition company (Stand J20), will highlight its quality, science-backed functional and nutritional food and beverage ingredients and the solutions they provide to create benefit-driven products. These ingredients include: GanedenBC, aspore-forming probiotics for digestive health. Wellmune, a yeast beta glucan for immune support. Ultranor,…

Catering To A Healthier 2019

For many of us, the new year offers us a chance to reflect on ways we would like to improve our lives. Something at the top of many people’s new year resolutions lists is health and eating better, with consumers looking at how they can lead healthier lifestyles throughout the…

BASF Call for Proposals Newtrition Asia Research Grant 2018

Five research proposals will be awarded up to 40,000 euros (about US$49,000) each in grant support for work benefitting the health of consumers in Asia Pacific (APAC). Application is open from 26 March to 31 May 2018. Newtrition, BASF’s human nutrition brand, launched its sixth grant call for the science-based…

Study Shows Tomato And Rosemary Alongside Lutein Protect Eyes

A producer of natural ingredients, Lycored, has announced the results of it study which revealed tomatoes and rosemary with lutein could improve eye health. The study has been published in the peer-reviewed scientific journal, Molecular Vision. It found that adding the phytonutrient combination of tomatoes and rosemary to a composition containing…

Functional Ingredients Market Valued At US$96.1 Billion By 2026

The global functional ingredients market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.9 percent from 2017 to Functional Ingredients Market Valued At US$96.1 Billion By 2026 according to a report by market intelligence company Grand View Research. The market in Asia Pacific is projected to…

Frutarom To Acquire Full Ownership Of Enzymotec

A manufacturer of food flavours and ingredients, Frutarom To Acquire Full Ownership Of Enzymotec, a functional ingredients manufacturer, at approximately US$210 million. The food flavours and ingredients manufacturer currently holds approximately 19 percent of the functional ingredients manufacturer’s shares at an average price of US$9.60 per share, and will acquire…
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