Nutraceuticals cannot make medicinal claims
The nutraceuticals segment of the Indian food market has shown incredible growth over recent years. Consumer demand for these products is high but in our country nutraceuticals is neither defined as food nor as drug.
Food Safety Act gives much needed relief to nutraceutical industry
With the increasing trend of health awareness and enhancement among the consumer, the nutraceutical or the dietary supplement industry is on the upswing.
DSM: Harvesting better health from olives
Historical records indicated that the olive tree was cultivated in Crete as early as 3500 BC. It has always represented a symbol of abundance, glory and peace, and its leafy branches were used to crown the victorious in friendly games and bloody war.
AETL develops enzyme to process grain
The Mumbai-based Advanced Enzyme Technologies Ltd (AETL), a leading manufacturer of enzymes and probiotics, has developed a new enzyme that replaces the chlorine bleaching process for wheat.
'Carbo Plus' energy drink much sought-after by sportsmen
NR Jagdale Group's Search Foundation energy drink 'Carbo Plus' is much sought after by sportspersons in the country. The product has been tested at the Sports Authority of India, Bangalore before it was marketed directly to a host of clubs
Industry will ensure compliance of quality standards
Indo Bakels has been at the forefront of bringing innovative solutions to bakers' problems.
OmniActive rolls out vegetarian beadlet lutein
Mumbai-based OmniActive Health Technologies has put together formidable portfolio of US and Indian patents for commercialisation of a full range of lutein based products in different forms
Dietary supplement Nutrilite to increase presence in India
While leaving in China in the early 1920s, Carl Rehnborg conceived an idea of using nutritional elements missing from the typical diet as a way to improve overall health.
Future of flour
Nothing is more exciting than flour. Flour holds hope for the future, flour is a peacemaker, says Volkmar Wywiol in his foreword to the book "Future of Flour"; and with these words he expresses the basic concept of the work.
Medicinal plantations to get a boost in AP
Andhra Pradesh Horticulture Department has opened a separate cell to encourage medicinal plantations in the State.
VAD, a nutritional problem of public health significance: NIN
A study by the National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) has revealed that the sub-clinical vitamin A deficiency (VAD) among the 1-5 year-old children is very high in eight States.