The Swiss edible oil and fat specialist is setting new standards with a purification plant equipped with short path distillation (SPD) technology that removes unwanted byproducts, while preserving micronutrients.
Runners adding chia seeds to their diet in the belief that it will boost athletic performance may be disappointed to hear that the ‘superfood’ may not enhance their performance, says a new study from the Appalachian State University.
Thanks to traditional plant breeding techniques, a fourth generation farmer in Kentucky is successfully growing chia in the U.S. for the first time – creating a new valuable crop opportunity for farmers and a reliable, traceable – and local – supply of...
Given the recent concerns surrounding safe supply of chia seed coupled with rising consumer demand for minimally processed ingredients, Anne Brown, general manager of Glanbia Nutritionals’ Next Generation Grains processor, says manufacturers can’t underestimate...
Pistachios – most associated with snacking in the consumer’s mind – could be finding their way into many a food product as an ingredient over the next few years, says the executive director of the American Pistachio Growers, as production is set to double...
Special Edition: Super grains! From chia to quinoa
BakeryandSnacks.com gives a snapshot of the omega-3 bread market and unearths the best source of omega-3, the claims bakers can make on products and how much you need to have a positive effect on health.
“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?
Sweden-based firm, Lantmännen Cerealia, said that it has withdrawn some crushed linseed products manufactured under the GoGreen brand in Finland and Sweden after a batch of crushed linseed it had sourced from Russia tested positive for GM traces.
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.
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...
Industry giants are locked in a "fish oil arms race" to develop genetically modified crops that could challenge the supremacy of fish as the best source of omega-3 fatty acid, with both BASF and DuPont reporting progress in the field.
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