Ingredient firm Sabinsa has been granted a US patent for its
branded coconut ingredient, which the firm says can be used in
functional foods, dietary supplements and cosmetics to support
healthy cell growth.
France-based Polaris says it will be directing its experience in
the research and development of omega-based and nutritional lipids
into the cosmetics and nutricosmetics arenas with the opening of a
With beauty foods tipped as one of the biggest growth markets for
the coming year, new product launches featuring super food
ingredients like the new skin care line from Nextera are expected
to become increasingly popular.
Functional water is leading the US market for beauty foods whilst
the dairy industry is failing to recognize the opportunities of
this growing sector, according to a report by journal New Nutrition
Israeli company Solbar has extended its Solgen soy isoflavones
extracts onto the cosmeceutical market, a move which shows another
example of the increasing use of functional foods in the beauty
UK-based life science company S Black is eyeing further expansion
in the personal care and food sectors having become a part of the
larger Azelis Group, a leading distributor of chemicals and
polymers in the European market.