Health and nutritional ingredients

Cocoa loco

Cocoa loco

By Michelle Knott

People have been promoting the health benefits of dark chocolate and cocoa for years. But new research goes a step further, elevating cocoa beans to the status of a super fruit, rivalling blueberries, cranberries and pomegranates.

Baobab is now out of Africa

Baobab is now out of Africa

By Hayley Brown

British food manufacturers and retailers can now obtain baobab: the exotic fruit from southern Africa that promises exceptionally high nutritional qualities, including twice as much calcium as milk and more magnesium than spinach.

GOLDEN EGGS

GOLDEN EGGS

Regulatory woes notwithstanding, there’s never a dull day working in R&D at the world’s leading supplier of vitamins, carotenoids, and other biochemicals, discovers Elaine Watson