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Microbiota may determine if pomegranate extracts are beneficial or not
Microbiota may determine if pomegranate extracts are beneficial or not
The potential cardiovascular effects of ellagitannins from pomegranate and walnuts may be either positive or negative depending on their gut microbiota, says a new study.
FDA officially extends nutrition facts label compliance date
FDA officially extends nutrition facts label compliance date
Food manufacturers have received an 18-month extension for meeting updated nutrition and serving size requirements on product labels.
Can organic food capitalize on flagging confidence in the food industry?
Can organic food capitalize on flagging confidence in the food industry?
Since the horsemeat scandal of 2013 there has been a steady stream of food scares and scandals, which has played neatly into the hands of organic food. Sales were up more than 11 percent in Europe at the last count, but is the sector making the most of...
What's driving innovation at the natural health product-food interface?
What's driving innovation at the natural health product-food interface?
Consumers are demanding more from their food, and are looking for more ways to get the nutrients and compounds that they previously may have looked for in a pill, and that is opening up a whole new audience of consumer.
Millennials looking for cleaner labels for snacks
Millennials looking for cleaner labels for snacks
A dip in ingredients may translate to a rise in sales as young adults turn their attention to the nutrition labels of their snack choices.
Specialty food growth continues to expand
Specialty food growth continues to expand
According to the "State of the Specialty Food Industry" report recently released by the Specialty Food Association in conjunction with market researcher Mintel and SPINS/IRI, the specialty food industry has expanded by 15 percent, amounting to $127 bil...