Health and nutritional ingredients

The nutraceutical coffees were available to taste at Frutarom’s stand

Coffee gets an artichoke-flavoured twist

By Noli Dinkovski

An artichoke-flavoured beverage was just one in a range of unusual coffees on display at last month’s Vitafoods Europe show in Geneva.

Almonds have topped a survey of best-selling superfood ingredients. Meanwhile, don’t miss your free place at our sustainable snacking trends webinar on June 15

Almonds leads list of top 10 best-selling superfoods

By Michael Stones

Almonds have been crowned ‘King of superfoods’ in a top 10 list of best-selling superfoods created by online health food retailer Healthy Supplies, ahead of the Food Manufacture Group’s free snacking webinar at 3pm on June 15.

The nutrition show expects to attract 1,000 exhibitors and 18,500 visitors

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Vitafoods Europe: grounds for optimism

By Noli Dinkovski

With the UK voting to leave the EU and Donald Trump winning the US presidency, it’s fair to say we’ve had a year of political shocks.

Williams: UK involvement in future big EU nutrition projects is in question

Brexit could impact UK nutrition research funding

By Noli Dinkovski

Brexit could severely hinder the ability of UK firms and research bodies to participate in big EU-funded food science projects, a leading nutrition scientist has warned.

A ‘fat-busting’ microbe has been identified in healthy intestines that helps combat obesity

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Nutrition advice questioned by gut microbe scientist

By Rick Pendrous

Conventional advice on maintaining health and avoiding obesity have been called into question by a leading expert on bacterial gut health – also known as the microbiome – who claimed that ensuring healthy bacteria in the lower intestines and colon has...

Green algae: Sun Chlorella is available in tablet, granule and liquid form

Green algae set to be leading ingredient trend

By Noli Dinkovski

A type of green algae is being touted as a leading 2017 ingredient trend, on the back of estimates that the sector will double in value in just seven years.