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Novozymes acquires majority stake in Synergia Life Sciences

Novozymes acquires majority stake in Synergia Life Sciences

Strengthens and accelerates its BioHealth-businessBy acquiring Mumbai-based Synergia Life Sciences, Novozymes strengthens and accelerates its position in human health and functional foods adding strong developing and manufacturing capabilities in spore probiotics and vitamin K2-7.  The

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Big Mountain Foods launches first-to-market fungi innovation

Big Mountain Foods launches first-to-market fungi innovation

Says fungi is the future of plant based foodsVancouver-based food manufacturer Big Mountain Foods is partnering with Sprouts Farmers Market to be the first to launch a Lion’s Mane mushroom (white, globe-shaped fungi) product line across North America beginning

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New Delhi-based Sattviko to produce plant-based superfoods globally

New Delhi-based Sattviko to produce plant-based superfoods globally

Joins hands with US-based Bazelet Health SystemsNew Delhi-based startup Sattviko, a packaged food manufacturer has signed an agreement with Bazelet Health Systems Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Neon Bloom, Inc. to produce a line

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Yemoja, MIGAL Institute to identify algae-sourced compounds to treat IBD

Yemoja, MIGAL Institute to identify algae-sourced compounds to treat IBD

Select beneficial algae will be developed into functional foods as well as for nutraceutical and pharmaceutical applicationsIsrael-based microalgae cultivation startup Yemoja is joining the MIGAL Galilee Research Institute to spearhead an extensive, four-year research initiative

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Prolgae unveils Sweet Spirulina Powder and Protein Bar

Prolgae unveils Sweet Spirulina Powder and Protein Bar

The products comprise of 12 Vitamins and 8 MineralsProlgae Spirulina Supplies, a manufacturer of sun dried organic spirulina, has launched sweet spirulina powder and Spirulina protein bar, all-in-one superfood products in Chennai. The products comprise of

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Rooted Actives pioneers medicinal mushroom extracts

Rooted Actives pioneers medicinal mushroom extracts

Medicinal Mushrooms are in general, high on fibre, vitamins, minerals and amino acidsGurugram-based Rooted Actives has pioneered Medicinal Mushroom Extracts and Superfood blends of Medicinal Mushrooms with herbs like Elderberry, Bacopa, Maca, Ashwagandha, etc., for areas such

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Study supports Curcugen’s enhanced bioavailability

Study supports Curcugen’s enhanced bioavailability

Natural native curcumin extract proves 39-fold enhanced bioavailability capabilities over conventional curcuminoidsDolCas Biotech has released pharmacokinetic data in support of the 39-fold-enhanced bioavailability of free curcumin claim for its Curcugen curcumin extract. The 17-subject randomised,

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Nestlé enters fast-growing functional hydration market

Nestlé enters fast-growing functional hydration market

Nestlé Health Science will acquire NuunNestlé Health Science and Nuun, a leader in functional hydration, have entered into an agreement in which Nestlé Health Science will acquire Nuun. The acquisition complements Nestlé Health Science’s existing

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Prickly Pear fruit nectar HB+ to elevate fight against anemia in India

Prickly Pear fruit nectar HB+ to elevate fight against anemia in India

According to a report by WHO, 50 per cent of pregnant women in India are anemic due to iron deficiencyThe healthy dietary gap has been widening in rural and urban India, along with the gap

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DolCas Biotech’s curcumin formulation sets in as functional food booster

DolCas Biotech’s curcumin formulation sets in as functional food booster

Next-gen qualities DolCas’ new curcumin formula is a 100% natural, water-dispersible curcumin ingredientCURCUGEN, DolCas Biotech’s bioavailability-enhanced, water-dispersible curcuminoid complex, has received Self-Affirmed Generally Recognized a s Safe (GRAS) status. This designation was unanimously accorded by