How the Bio Revolution could transform the competitive landscape

You start your day with a preworkout breakfast of synthetic eggs and lab-grown bacon, a diet tailored to your own genetic requirements. You get…

New smart materials from ionic liquid–polymer composites

Ionic liquids have emerged as a novel class of chemical compound for the development of advanced materials with outstanding potential applications.…

Eating with a conscience: ethical food and drink sales hit £8.2 billion in 2018

British consumers are increasingly eating with a conscience as latest research from Mintel reveals that last year the nation spent £8.2 billion on…

Global Prebiotics Market Size Worth USD 7.91 Billion by 2025: Hexa Research

The global prebiotics market size is anticipated to reach USD 7.91 billion by 2025. Major factor driving this market includes high demand for…

Time is ripe for polyphenols as prebiotics, expert says

Could the idea of prebiotics be extended to include polyphenolic ingredients?  An expert in the field says there is a growing body of evidence to…

How gut bacteria can make us crave food

We’ve long known that that the gut is responsible for digesting food and expelling the waste. More recently, we realised the gut has many more…

Prebiotics boost gut health while adding functionality

Prebiotics are the thin end of the wedge in the new era of beneficial functional fibers. Gone are the days where mere ‘regularity’ was the goal;…