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31 Mar 2020
Sleep friendly food and beverages are the next big trend with millennials

GlobalData predicts that sleep-friendly ingredients in food and drinks are the next big trend as it aligns with consumers’ desire…

Sleep friendly food and beverages are the next big trend with millennials

GlobalData predicts that sleep-friendly ingredients in food and drinks are the next big trend as it aligns with consumers’ desire for a good night’s rest through natural methods.

13 Feb 2020
Make your gut happy with Cape Town based kombucha

Founders of Happy Culture – Manon Colmant and Mark Jones – have harnessed the properties of kombucha to produce an…

Make your gut happy with Cape Town based kombucha

Founders of Happy Culture – Manon Colmant and Mark Jones – have harnessed the properties of kombucha to produce an exceptional range of kombucha beverages.

07 Jan 2020
Protein hydrolysates are increasingly important in allergy management

Arla Foods Ingredients is highlighting the growing potential of milk protein hydrolysates for the management of allergy and discomfort in…

Protein hydrolysates are increasingly important in allergy management

Arla Foods Ingredients is highlighting the growing potential of milk protein hydrolysates for the management of allergy and discomfort in infants.

29 Nov 2019
Peel’s Sizana awarded for uplifting the lives of micro-beekeepers

The African Honey Bee (AHB) project won the award at this year’s Community Chest Impumelelo Social Innovations Awards (CCSIA) for…

Peel’s Sizana awarded for uplifting the lives of micro-beekeepers

The African Honey Bee (AHB) project won the award at this year’s Community Chest Impumelelo Social Innovations Awards (CCSIA) for Social Innovation in Income Generation. This is an impressive accolade to African Honey Bee and Peel’s for their impact in severely disadvantaged rural communities, which drives the creation of new…

25 Nov 2019
What is inulin and why should you know about it?

The prebiotic fibre inulin is having its moment in the sun thanks to strong consumer desire for less sugar, for…

What is inulin and why should you know about it?

The prebiotic fibre inulin is having its moment in the sun thanks to strong consumer desire for less sugar, for more protein and for products that support digestive wellness. The confluence of the protein, low sugar and digestive wellness trends is causing inulin to power ahead. Inulin has become a…

28 Aug 2019
DuPont’s Danisco VEGE Cultures is awarded second place in innovation awards

DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences (DuPont) received the second place Food Ingredients Innovation Award in the ‘Most Innovative Ingredient of the…

DuPont’s Danisco VEGE Cultures is awarded second place in innovation awards

DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences (DuPont) received the second place Food Ingredients Innovation Award in the ‘Most Innovative Ingredient of the Year’ category, with the Danisco VEGE Cultures line. The product line was launched in South America in February this year and supports the production of fermented plant-based food and beverages.

08 Aug 2019
Afriplex harnesses the healing power of honeybees

An exciting, new extract has been produced in collaboration with honeybees in the Western Cape. The extract contains the active…

Afriplex harnesses the healing power of honeybees

An exciting, new extract has been produced in collaboration with honeybees in the Western Cape. The extract contains the active components found in propolis and may be formulated in cosmetic and food supplement formulations.

11 Jul 2019
DSM collaborates with Avril to meet consumer demand for plant-based protein

Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and sustainable living, and Avril, an international French agro-industrial group,…

DSM collaborates with Avril to meet consumer demand for plant-based protein

Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and sustainable living, and Avril, an international French agro-industrial group, intend to work together to meet the growing consumer demand for plant-based proteins.

29 May 2019
Much more to mushrooms than meets the eye

Mushrooms could be the superfood missing from your diet. High in protein, low in carbohydrates and packed with essential minerals,…

Much more to mushrooms than meets the eye

Mushrooms could be the superfood missing from your diet. High in protein, low in carbohydrates and packed with essential minerals, vitamins and powerful antioxidants, there’s so much more to mushrooms than just their unique and delicious taste.

20 May 2019
Alternative proteins challenge dairy dominance

The value of the sports nutrition market is set to grow by around eight percent per year to reach over…

Alternative proteins challenge dairy dominance

The value of the sports nutrition market is set to grow by around eight percent per year to reach over US$17bn globally in 2021, according to Innova Market Insights’ forecasts. The mainstreaming of the market has led to a surge in interest in plant-based alternatives with the traditional dominance of…

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