A new study from Poland outlines how soybean oil can be partially or fully replaced with cold-extracted black soldier fly larvae (BSFL) fat in turkey diets without no negative effects on growth performance.
Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), the America-based agricultural processor, opened two feed ingredients plants in China last week as the country’s demand for food ingredients and animal nutrition continues to increase.
There’s no shortage of children in India in need of cheap, high-quality and—crucially—vegetarian protein. Trouble is, there’s a chronic lack of companies wanting to produce it, and governments to promote it, even when its formulation could be massively...
Health Enhancement Products Inc., a Michgan-based development stage company with potential markets in nutraceutical products derived from algae as well as a personalized health measurement testing platform, has settled on animal nutrition as its closest-to-market...
Big interview: Andrew Dahl, CEO Health Enhancement Products Inc
Right now, a gallon of gas costs $4 or less. Produce it from algae, and you can expect to pay $18 or more, says the boss of one firm convinced that cutting edge nutraceuticals - not biofuels - is where algae’s true potential lies, in the near term at...
Omega Protein CEO Bret Scholtes said the company is looking toward organic growth first in the wake of its acquisition of whey producer Wisconsin Specialty Protein. But doesn’t mean the company isn’t ready to pull the trigger if the right deal comes along.
Canadian plant protein specialist Burcon NutraScience says it remains confident of finding a new partner to commercialize its canola proteins after it emerged that ADM will not now be taking the proteins to market – after eight years of talks.
Stability in a range of food and beverage formats and a nutritional
payload that includes omega-3, 6 and 9 oils as well as antioxidants
are being pushed for a cranberry seed oil recently granted GRAS
Lonza is building the technological basis of its nutrition business
with the acquisition of assets from Canada's SAM Electron
Technologies, plus the license for innovative and ecological
vitamin K production technology.
BASF has signed a joint development and supply agreement with
Cardex Pharmaceuticals to develop a process for a key intermediary
similar to astaxanthin. If successful, it could open up a new area
of human nutrition for the company.
Germany chemicals group BASF is implementing a new measure to
combat price pressure on its vitamin businesses in the long-term,
by combining its human and animal nutrition resources under the
banner of a new nutrition unit within...
A conference presenting the health benefits of dietary unsaturated
fatty acids was widely attended by food technologists, indicating
that manufacturers are seeking to arm themselves with the latest
research as they strive to make...
The New Zealand food industry is wasting antioxidant-rich but
unattractive portions of vegetables that may be used as a source of
nutrients for supplements or the development of a new class of
fermented food products, say scientists...
The enrichment of meat products with omega-3 and its addition to
animal feed to boost levels in animal-derived produce could play
major role bridging the gap between recommended and actual intake
in the modern population, says an...
Californian nutraceutical developer Metagenics is firming up its
presence in Europe with the acquisition of Biodynamics, which
helped it make its first inroads into the Benelux countries as a
distributor to health care professionals.
BASF's fine chemicals division is bolstered by higher sales volume
of aroma chemicals and vitamins A and E for animal nutrition, but
the pressure over vitamin C and lysine has not abated, dragging
down the division's profitability.
DSM Nutrition has reported five per cent growth in both sales and
operating profits in Q1 2005 - a result that sits well with an
excellent picture for the group overall and could point towards
another positive year.
On the back of increased demand for its stabilized rice bran
product, California-based NutraCea has announced it is to double
capacity at its Dillon, Montana plant, revising its previously
announced decision to increase capacity by...
While food scientists are keen to promote the gluten-free benefits
of sorghum in food formulations, African scientists are set to
design a genetically engineered 'super sorghum' packed with
vitamins and minerals
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
Raisio Nutrition, the health food division of Finland's Raisio
Group, ended the first quarter with a drop in sales compared to the
previous year. But the company remained confident that its decision
to focus on its nutrition...
A diet of rapeseed oil fed to dairy cows can produce healthier milk
and butter to beat their artery-clogging equivalents, find British
scientists, signalling future gains for suppliers of ingredients to
the animal feed industry.
Ending months of speculation Dutch life science products company
DSM announced today that is to pay CHF 3.5 billion (€2.4 billion)
for Roche's vitamins and fine chemicals division.
When Roche launched the sale of the division...
As the questioning consumer continues to show concern over the
safety of food products and notably the use of antibiotics in farm
animals, new research could offer a healthy alternative to boost
the immunity system of pigs - fish...