Monday May 6
Supplier wrap: Algae, caviar omega-3s, probiotic drops, vaginal suppositories
A Spanish research institute and a start-up are investigating the potential of micro-algaes to deliver high-end omega-3s. The project is funded by Farmaraba, part of Grupo Elgorriaga, which is working with the Basque Institute for Agricultural Research and Development on the project.
Chr Hansen expands colouring food offering
Ingredient supplier Chr. Hansen says it has stepped up efforts to support food and drink manufacturers in making the switch to the 'next generation' of natural colours by expanding its range of colouring foodstuffs.
Chr Hansen targets dairy players with vitamin K-boosting probiotic
Probiotic leader Chr Hansen is targeting dairy players with an L. Lactis probiotic strain it says produces vitamin K at significant enough levels to utilise approved health claims.
Chr. Hansen still sees probiotic potential despite 'insufficient' trial data
Chr. Hansen is still positive about probiotics - including in Europe - despite disappointing results in another two clinical trials, according to Chr.
DENMARK: Chr. Hansen profit slides despite sales growth
Danish ingredients firm Chr. Hansen booked a drop in first-half profit, in spite of sales gains which were driven by strong organic growth.