The company will increase production in its facility in Sonepat, Delhi, to cater to the growing demand in the Indian market.

The global kefir market was valued at US$1.3 billion in 2016, according to market intelligence agency Transparency Market Research.

Beer manufacturers can soon fortify beer with a live strain of good bacteria, providing health-conscious consumers the option to toast to a gut-friendly drink.

Fresh foods and particularly meat, need to have reasonably long shelf-life in order to minimise food wastage. One solution could be through the addition of probiotics. By Laurier Mandin, vice president marketing, Vientero Incorporated

‘Probiotic’ products are everywhere, but not all consumers know exactly what they are or how they benefit health. The addition of probiotics to products can provide beverage manufacturers with unique opportunities. By Lisa Flower, marketing manager ANZ, Chr. Hansen

Co-microencapsulation of probiotic bacteria with omega-3 rich tuna oil will improve its survival and intestinal adhering ability, which can be applied to nutraceuticals.

Currently employed as vice president at Novozymes, Thomas Schäfer will take up his new position in spring of 2017.

According to research published in the American Heart Association journal Hypertension, regular consumption of probiotics may help to improve blood pressure. 

The new site in Beijing represents the company's first step in packaging probiotics into ready-to-market formats.

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