Specialist film supplier MonoSol says its latest edible and water-soluble film is more robust than a first-generation product, and reports particular interest among companies supplying the foodservice sector with pre-dosed ingredients.
LycoRed Israel has launched microencapsulated formulations for hair and nail nutrition, which it claims will expand options for manufacturers. The products are based on vitamin B complex and amino acids.
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