The effects of bacteria on the gut will be discussed at the conference

Probiotic industry value set to reach £29bn

By Nicholas Robinson

Sales of probiotic food, drink and supplements are set to reach £29bn by 2018, as consumers seek food-based answers to health issues, according to one expert commentator.

The term 'probiotic' will be banned on packaging from December 14

Industry fights EU's ban on the term 'probiotic'

By Michelle Knott

The probiotics industry in Europe has launched scientific and legal bids to counter an EU-wide ban on using the word 'probiotic' on packaging and marketing materials.

Bredmose is sure Chr Hansen will win its gut and immunity claims


By Lynda Searby

Lars Bredmose speaks candidly to Lynda Searby about Chr Hansen's probiotics strategy in a hostile regulatory climate

Probiotic yogurt makers are reviewing their marketing

Probiotics ban leads to marketing revolution

By Rick Pendrous

Probiotic yogurt brands and supermarket own-label equivalents are leading a revolution in marketing of these products in advance of a ban, which comes into effect in December.

Strong growth is forecast for probiotic yogurt sales in the UK, according to the virtual conference

Potential lifeline for probiotic yogurt claims

By Rick Pendrous

Loopholes in the law may save probiotic yogurt manufacturers from having to remove products from sale when the new EU nutrition and health claims legislation comes into effect.

In the mix

In the mix

By Hayley Brown

Manufacturers are embracing a number of new processing technologies in a bid to perfect products. Hayley Brown reports


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