Prebiotic nanofibre matrix aids probiotic survival in functional beverages


A prebiotic nanofibre matrix that protects beneficial bacteria in the low pH environment of fruit juices could prove an effective encapsulation agent for the probiotic delivery in functional beverages. 


Fruit-based prebiotic: A viable dairy alternative for probiotic foods and drinks?

WGFE was shown to help increase strength, but not in men experienced in regular resistance training. ©iStock

Whey growth factor extract fails to increase muscle strength in experienced resistance trainers: RCT


Sweetener combos in food result in irrational metabolic response: Yale study

White rose petal extract increases the antioxidant content of wine. ©iStock

Healthier wine? Fortification with white rose petal extract increases polyphenol content

Green tea is the second most consumed beverage in the world after water. ©iStock

Green tea polyphenol EGCG counteracts obesity and cognitive decline caused by Western diet

The Schubert 3D camera. Picture: Schubert.

Schubert 3D camera ‘one step closer to long-term goal of optical 3D recognition’

Passatempo kid's biscuits. Picture: cba B+G deisgn agency.

Nestlé’s innovation platform HENRi@Nestlé marks one year anniversary

Break The Cup coffee creates new animal-free fermentation process

Break The Cup coffee breaks the mold by creating a new animal-free fermentation process

Researchers believe large-scale production of a mushroom-based sports drink could help to combat the world’s food waste problem. ©iStock

Could malformed mushrooms be the next big sports nutrition ingredient?

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