Posts tagged with ‘functional food’

  • New Protein Extraction Technology Adds Sustainable Value to Fish Industry

    Biotechnology facilities and validation provider, The GMP Group, have signed a manufacturing contract with food biotech company, Cells United, who have developed a novel process to extract digestible proteins from fish waste in Scotland. GMP Group, CEO, Frank Donegan and his team worked closely with Cells United to develop a unique, mobile, multi container-based extraction technology which can be used in several sites […]
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  • Marine Food Projects Win €4.5m FIRM Research Funding

    Eight marine foods and marine biotechnology related projects will receive €4.5m from the Food Institutional Research Measure (FIRM) 2013. Dr Peter Heffernan, CEO, Marine Institute welcomed the announcement by Simon Coveney, T.D., Minister for Agriculture Food and the Marine of the successful projects to be funded by the Food Institutional Research Measure (FIRM). The funding will generate knowledge that will be […]
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  • German Scientists Develop “Omega-3 Sausage”

    German scientists have developed a new kind of sausage: One that is enriched with omega-3 fatty acids, which was made possible by a specifically developed and patented technology. The invention, which is now already available in supermarkets and even comes in nine variations, of course including Bratwurst, is a reaction to the problem that Germans do not eat enough fish. And […]
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  • Primex Launches Microencapsulated LipoSan Ultra

    Primex has introducted a microencapsulated version of its LipoSan Ultra that is designed for weight loss beverages. The new and unique weight loss ingredient is an innovative development and line extension of Primex’s ordinary weight loss ingredient LipoSan Ultra, a patented product based on ChitoClear chitosan and succinic acid, which has an extraordinary ability to bind to dietary fat so […]
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  • Seaweed Drink Suppresses Appetite, Says Obesity Journal Article

    Gel-forming extracts of seaweed have been used in the past in numerous weight loss products as a way to suppress appetite and lose weight. Controversy over false and misleading advertising by some sellers of weight loss pills—as well as pilot studies not detecting weight loss effects—has clouded the issue over whether or not alginates—a seaweed extract—can be beneficial toward fighting […]
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  • Fish Oil Fortification of Soft Goat Cheese

    A new study in the February issue of the Journal of Food Science, published by the Institute of Food Technologists, shows that fish oil can be added to goat cheese to deliver high levels of heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids without compromising taste or shelf-life. Fish oil is an underused ingredient in the food industry because of its association with a […]
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  • Omega-3 in food & drink set to ‘boom’, says Packaged Facts

      US retail sales of food and drink products making high omega-3 claims shot up 11 percent in 2010 to approach the $4bn mark and are predicted to be worth almost $7bn by 2015, according to new research. Packaged Facts, which includes products enriched with plant-based omega-3 (alpha linolenic acid) in its analysis as well as the long-chain omega-3 fatty […]
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  • New Fish Sausage Product from Frutarom

    Frutarom Savory Solutions GmbH has developed a compound for sausage from fish which neatly links the popular consumer trends for snacking and following a healthy diet. The fish version is considerably lower in fat than conventional sausage from pork or beef and contains valuable omega-3 fatty acids. Selected natural ingredients ensure that the end product has a pleasant spiciness and […]
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  • Algal flour promises exciting future for delicious, low-fat food

    Algal flour may provide a one-step solution to the challenges of fat-reduction in foods, with low-fat cookies, crackers, and salad dressings possible new arrivals on supermarket shelves, according to Solazyme-Roquette Nutritionals. Consumer demand for healthy products is growing, but fat reduction in foods is complicated as fats play many roles in food, including adding texture, structure and flavor. The imminent […]
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  • Aurora Algae has announced the launch of new A2 product portfolio, including omega-3 products

    Aurora Algae recently introduced the A2 product portfolio, a series of natural products derived from its proprietary algae platform. The A2 product portfolio is uniquely sustainable, scalable, and flexible to address growing demand in the explosive nutrition, aquaculture, pharmaceutical, and energy markets   A2 Omega-3™ is a family of Omega-3 oils aimed at the nutraceutical and pharmaceutical markets with the […]
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