Zipongo acquires FillMyFork to make purchasing healthy food easier

In California, Zipongo acquired FillMyFork as a complimentary expansion of its Food Benefits Management offering to health plans, employers and health systems. Zipongo and FillMyFork...

Gay Lea Foods invests $140 million to grow Canadian dairy nutraceuticals industry

In Ontario, Gay Lea Foods Co-operative Limited is investing $140 million over four years to build state-of-the-art processing capacity for nutrition and nutraceutical-grade dairy...

Revolution Foods launches healthy breakfast and dinner speed scratch meal kits for busy families

In California, Revolution Foods launched Dinner Hero and Breakfast Hero, two speed scratch meal solutions enabling parents to prepare and serve hot, chef-crafted meals...

sho Nutrition releases easy-to-swallow vegetarian supplements in a portable click dispenser

In New York, sho Nutrition released two new vegetarian formulas of their premium supplement line in small, easy-to-swallow sphere gels that are metered out...

Prediabetes risk increases by 46 percent with daily sugary, but not diet soda, drink...

In Massachusetts, Tufts University researchers published an epidemiological analysis showing a 46 percent higher risk of developing prediabetes for adult Americans who regularly consumed...

Infant nutrition key to reducing stress impacts on early brain development of mice

In the Netherlands, a University of Amsterdam study showed that young mice that grow up in stressful circumstances go on to have fewer cognitive...

Dockside and Perennia partner to make nutritious pet food from rescued fresh food

In Nova Scotia, Dockside Pet Products and Services partnered with Perennia Food and Agriculture to create pet food products using local ingredients from rescued...

DSM seeks approval for new stevia pathway

In the Netherlands, DSM has asked Europe’s food safety regulators to approve the use of stevia produced using fermentation. The popular sweetener has already...

Nestlé invests $145 million in Aimmune to develop multiple food allergy therapies

In Switzerland, Nestlé Health Science invested $145 million in Aimmune Therapeutics to accelerate the development of innovative oral immunotherapy biologics designed to desensitize people...

DuPont Nutrition & Health and Inbiose partner to develop novel infant nutrition ingredients

In Missouri, DuPont Nutrition & Health and Inbiose partnered to jointly develop selected fucosylated human milk oligosaccharides for infant nutrition. HMOs are a group...

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