COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE: POLARIS partenaire de Gildas Breton pour la Route du Rhum 2018

Press Releases   •   Oct 19, 2018 07:58 BST

Le directeur scientifique de Polaris va booster sa supplémentation en oméga-3, alors qu’il se prépare à participer à l’une des courses à la voile les plus difficiles au monde.

PRESS RELEASE: Omega-3s will boost Polaris director on transatlantic yacht race

Press Releases   •   Oct 19, 2018 07:57 BST

The Scientific Director of Polaris is increasing his Omega-3 supplementation as he prepares to take part in one of the world’s toughest yacht races.

Press release – Naturex takes plant-based ingredients to the next level at SupplySide West 2018

Press Releases   •   Oct 17, 2018 17:01 BST

South Hackensack,10/17/2018

Naturex will showcase a selection of cutting-edge plant-based health and wellness solutions at this year’s SupplySide West Expo (Las Vegas, November 8-9, 2018). Exhibiting on Booth #5157, the company will reveal exciting new clinical results for ULTIMINE™ Iron, a whole food iron obtained from fermentation by koji culture. There will also be a focus on the clinically validated heart health benefits delivered by Aronox® aronia extract and SWEOAT® oat beta-glucan.

ULTIMINE™ Iron offers slow release and high bioavailability

Developed through a partnership between Naturex and Cura Global Health Inc, ULTIMINE™ Iron is a whole food iron obtained from koji (Aspergilus oryzae) using a patented fungal fermentation process. Three clinical studies have shown that it is highly bioavailable and is released slowly into the blood. The latter benefit is unique and important, because most iron supplements in the market are absorbed quickly, potentially leading to iron overload.

ULTIMINE™ Iron is the first generation of products within a proprietary koji fermentation platform that aims to develop whole food nutrients with better efficacy. The second generation of products, ULTIMINE™ Multi 7, is already available on the US market and provides 25% of the RDI for seven nutrients within a small dosage.

ULTIMINE™ is the perfect solution for consumers who want to get their nutrients in a gentler way and who are increasingly aware of the health benefits of fermented products.

Effective heart health solutions derived from aronia and oats

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the world’s leading cause of death.[1] The challenge for the nutraceutical industry is to find affordable, effective and natural ways to help consumers maintain healthy cardiovascular functions. At the show, Naturex will highlight two plant-based solutions for heart health applications, both of which are supported by extensive clinical research:

• Aronox®, an extract of aronia that delivers heart health benefits, with significant improvements observed within just one month of use. Its effects have been evaluated and described in a number of peer-reviewed clinical studies, which relate directly to aronia’s capacity to address the two key markers for CVD – high blood pressure and cholesterol.

• SWEOAT® Bran, a high-quality oat fiber bran ingredient rich in beta-glucan. There is a large body of clinical science supporting the ability of oat beta-glucan to reduce cholesterol, which has resulted in health claims approvals by FDA. Multiple studies have also demonstrated that consuming oat beta-glucan contributes to the reduction of blood glucose rise after a meal. This makes it the dietary ingredient of choice for consumers looking to maintain healthy blood sugar levels.

“Consumers are instinctively attracted to natural health ingredients that are backed by gold standard clinical studies,” said Timothée Olagne, Naturex’s Health & Wellness VP. "Within our research program, we are constantly screening and selecting ingredients that have shown superior effects on issues that matter to consumers, such as cardiovascular health and iron levels. Aronox®, SWEOAT® oat bran and ULTIMINETM are proven nutraceutical solutions for consumers who want to take care of their health in a more natural way. Visitors to our booth at SupplySide West will have an opportunity to explore the potential of these plant-based health ingredients and find the right natural solutions for their nutritional products.”

Disclaimer:This document is intended for business-to-business scientific communication only. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Key words:
SupplySide West | Iron | fermentation | ULTIMINE™ | ferrous sulfate | koji | heart health | Aronox® | aronia | SWEOAT® | oat beta glucan | Naturex

Don’t miss our presentation on Friday, November 9th - 1:00pm - 1:50pm PST “Koji fermentation: a science-based approach to deliver highly bioavailable and gentle on the system whole food minerals.” Speaker: Dr. Zoraida DeFreitas, PhD, Vice President, Marketing and Sales, Cura Global Health Inc.


About Naturex

Naturex sources, manufactures and markets natural specialty ingredients for the food, health and cosmetic industries. Naturex’s portfolio includes colors, antioxidants, specialty fruits & vegetables, phytoactives, and numerous other plant-based natural ingredients, designed to help its customers create healthy, authentic and effective products.

The Group’s strong commitment to sustainability, continuous innovation process, and the talent of its people are at the heart of its success. As of 18 September 2018, Naturex is now part of Givaudan, more information here:

Your Naturex contact:

Antoine Dauby

Marketing & Communications Director

Tel: 33 4 90 23 96 89

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PRESS RELEASE: Lycored unveils user-friendly new names for its colours

Press Releases   •   Oct 15, 2018 09:04 BST

Lycored has re-named all its colours for food and beverages as part of a re-branding strategy that emphasises simplicity and user-friendliness.

PRESS RELEASE: Lycored unites with top Japanese chef to inspire industry focus on “wise eating”

Press Releases   •   Oct 10, 2018 09:06 BST

Lycored has joined forces with Japanese “wise eating” campaigner Dr Yukio Hattori to encourage greater focus on wellness in the food industry.

PRESS RELEASE: Stress-busters: Lycopene’s antioxidative powers on show at HI Japan

Press Releases   •   Oct 01, 2018 14:44 BST

Lycored will showcase the oxidative stress-busting powers of lycopene at Health Ingredients Japan (3-5 October in Tokyo).

Press Release – Palsgaard reveals new Middle East distributors ahead of Gulfood Manufacturing 2018

Press Releases   •   Oct 01, 2018 08:00 BST

Four new distribution partners have been appointed to market Palsgaard’s emulsifier and stabiliser solutions across the Middle East.

PRESS RELEASE: New Research Reveals Role of Phytonutrients in Preventing Muscle Damage

Press Releases   •   Sep 24, 2018 14:21 BST

Lycored, an international wellness company at the forefront of ingredient and nutrition supplements, announced today the publication of its clinical results in the peer-reviewed scientific periodical, International Journal of Sports Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism.

PRESS RELEASE – Kerry To Exhibit For First Time at Vitafoods Asia, Highlighting Expertise in Functional Ingredients

Press Releases   •   Aug 30, 2018 08:38 BST

Digestive health, immunity, protein fortification and taste are key areas of focus.

CLEVELAND, OH - (August 30, 2018) — Consumers have evolved to take a more proactive approach to health and wellness, which is growing the functional food, beverage and supplement markets globally. According to a recent GlobalData consumer survey, nearly 80% of consumers are keen to consume health-enhancing ingredients through foods or beverages.[1] In Asia specifically, more than half of consumers are actively purchasing foods and beverages that help to improve overall health and wellbeing.[2] This consumer activity is growing the market for functional foods and beverages, as well as bolstering growth for vitamins and supplements.

Asia is the largest functional food and beverage market with an estimated value of $104 billion and projected steady growth at a CAGR of 3.6% over the next five years. Specifically, countries such as China are forecast to experience strong growth increasing in market size by nearly 18% through 2022.[3] Many factors influence the growth and mainstreaming of functional foods and beverages, including a more proactive consumer approach to managing their health. Busy lives also mean consumers seek out convenient yet healthy snacks on the go. Further growth is expected within the vitamins & dietary supplements market in Asia, which is currently valued at $46 billion and expected to grow nearly 25% through 2022. [4] Responding to this consumer demand for functional foods, beverages and supplements, Kerry, the Taste and Nutrition Company, will exhibit for the first time at Vitafoods Asia from September 11 to 12 in Singapore.

“We believe the functional ingredients market for foods, beverages and supplements is well primed for continued growth in Asia. This is due to a rising population, growth in disposable incomes and, most importantly, an increasing consumer interest in functional products with clear health benefits and great taste. For example, we see lots of innovation in this space, with a proliferation of healthy, exciting, portable and contemporary snacks being launched,” commented Brian Nevin, Senior Business Development Director, Asia. “Kerry is in an outstanding position to partner with our customers. We develop innovative new products using our market leading expertise in taste and nutrition, combined with our breadth of applications knowledge. We are delighted to exhibit at Vitafoods Asia for the first time and look forward to meeting and collaborating with nutraceutical industry partners from across the Asia Pacific region.”

Kerry will feature two of its world-renowned branded functional ingredients, GanedenBC30® probiotics which help to support digestive health and Wellmune®, a proprietary baker’s yeast beta glucan clinically proven to support immune health. Additionally, the company will highlight its premium protein range including plant-based ProDiem™ and dairy-based Ultranor™ proteins, as well as TasteSense™ taste modulation technology.

Kerry will also be showcasing a variety of concepts that incorporate the company’s functional ingredient solutions at Stand J19:

  • Chocolate Brownie Protein Bar with probiotics – featuring GanedenBC30 and Ultranor™ Milk Protein Isolate
  • Vegan Protein Juice with probiotics – featuring GanedenBC30 and TasteSense technology
  • Children’s Immunity Gummy – featuring Wellmune
  • Creme Brulee Immune Boost High Fibre Protein Shake – featuring Ultranor Milk Protein Isolate, EmulGold™ Fibres, TasteSense, and Wellmune
  • Chocolate Blueberry Plant Protein Bar – featuring ProDiem TNT

The company’s resident immunology and functional ingredient expert, Laura Collins Ph.D., will speak at a presentation session titled “Health & Wellness Consumer: Mainstreaming of Functional Ingredients,” scheduled for Tuesday, September 11th at 13:55.

[1] GlobalData 2017 Consumer Survey

[2] GlobalData 2015 Consumer Survey

[3] Euromonitor Passport Analysis, August 2018

[4] Euromonitor Passport Analysis, August 2018

For more information, contact:
Jordan Miller

About Kerry
Kerry is responding to consumer demand for real ingredients with better, more authentic and nutritious taste experiences. With 40 years’ experience and 24,000 staff on six continents, Kerry has a renewed focus on Taste & Nutrition where the science of taste merges with the science of nutrition. By partnering with Kerry, customers are taken on a journey to make food, beverage and pharma products that people enjoy and feel better about. We call this Leading to Better.

About Wellmune®
Wellmune is a natural food, beverage and supplement ingredient clinically proven to help strengthen the immune system, making it easier for people of all ages to be well and stay well. A proprietary baker’s yeast beta 1,3/1,6 glucan, Wellmune is patented, Kosher, Halal, non-allergenic, non-GMO, gluten-free and organic compliant.

About GanedenBC30®
GanedenBC30® (Bacillus coagulans GBI-30, 6086) is a spore-forming, patented probiotic ingredient that can be formulated into many food, beverage and companion animal products. Backed by over 25 published papers, GanedenBC30 has an exceptional safety record with FDA GRAS status from the United States FDA. GanedenBC30 is natural, vegan, Non-GMO Project verified, organic compliant and allergen-free.

Consumers have evolved to take a more proactive approach to health and wellness, which is growing the functional food, beverage and supplement markets globally. According to a recent GlobalData consumer survey, nearly 80% of consumers are keen to consume health-enhancing ingredients through foods or beverages.

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PRESS RELEASE: Widespread support for plastic packaging tax, new research reveals

Press Releases   •   Aug 22, 2018 15:05 BST

More than half of consumers in the UK and a third in the US are in favour of a tax on all plastic packaging on food products, new research has shown.

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