While food & beverage manufacturers have been fortifying their wares with omega-3 fatty acids EPA + DHA for years, few have been able to include anywhere close to the efficacious doses contained in many supplements without running into technical or...
Kraft Foods has vigorously defended the way it labels its Crystal Light lemonade and iced tea mixes after receiving a letter from the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) threatening legal action if it does not stop promoting them as ‘natural’.
The CEO of Californian biotech company Virun has revealed to BeverageDaily.com that his firm has sealed two novel equity deals that involve it taking significant equity stakes in beverage brands, in exchange for access to its patented ingredient delivery...
Virun CEO Philip Bromley tells Ben Bouckley about the firm’s evolution from drug delivery technology into the beverage sphere, and explains that DHA and EPA Omega-3 oils dominate functional demands from clients.
Cott Beverages has signed an exclusive contract with Oceans Omega for the supply of omega-3 emulsions for beverage use, with the former hailing an opportunity to fortify private label and control brand products with heart healthy ingredients.
A new study suggests red wine polyphenols may protect omega-3 fatty acids from breaking down in the body, offering a possible mechanism for the cardiovascular benefits associated with red wine consumption.
“An army marches on its stomach.” This advice, from French military adventurer Napoleon, seems to have impressed the US military which is considering fortifying troops’ rations with omega-3 fatty acids. What is it waiting for?
Dairy and beverage manufacturers can incorporate long-chain omega-3 fatty acids into their products without compromising taste and stability with a new high concentration omega-3 emulsion, claims supplier Lipid Nutrition.
A comprehensive review of studies on the benefits of omega-3 consumption has led scientists to recommend the establishment of a Dietary Reference Intake (DRI) for EPA and DHA to reduce the risk of heart disease.
In recent years there has been an increasing trend towards healthy
and premium confectionery products, aimed at making consumers feel
better about the treats they eat and giving them a taste of luxury
Frutarom is now offering the added value of omega-3 as part of its
food systems service for dairy products - a development that will
allow customers to tap opportunities in the functional dairy
The industry's collective pipeline has delivered a raft of new
ingredients for supplements and health foods this year.
NutraIngredients.com take a look back at some of the new additions
to formulators' tool kits.
Two new studies published in the US this week seek to blow out of
the water fears that people who regularly consumer seafood are
putting themselves at risk due to methylmercury, PCB and dioxin
contamination. Rather, the benefits of...
Omega-3 fatty acids could prevent or inhibit the growth of liver
cancer cells, say researchers from the University of Pittsburgh at
today's annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer
Women who ate fish regularly during pregnancy had children with
better language and communication skills by the age of 18 months,
shows a new study, which supports previous evidence that fatty
acids found in the food boost children's...