The European inventors of a process for deriving higher yields of
DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) from microalgae have licensed the patent
to Advanced BioNutrition - a deal that could ultimately impact the
human nutrition market for DHA.
At this weekend's Supply Expo, Embria began speaking for the first
time about its new immunity supplement, EpiCor - a high-metabolite
immunogen born out of decades of experience and observation in the
animal nutrition field,...
Plummeting prices for the animal feed ingredient lysine and the
costs of restructuring pressurized vitamin C production virtually
eliminated profits at BASF's fine chemicals division this year,
reports Dominique Patton.
Swiss fine chemicals group Lonza said yesterday that it saw strong
demand for its nutrition products during the first half but high
raw material and energy costs continued to erode margins, writes
Dutch chemicals group DSM reported better than expected second
quarter results today, as higher selling prices in its industrial
chemicals unit and lower fixed costs boosted margins, writes
The number two vitamin maker BASF yesterday reported strong
earnings increases across the board although vitamin prices
continue to eat into profits at its fine chemicals unit, reports