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22 Apr 2013 - 10:00

DuPont Nutrition & Health Presents Effective Ingredients for Top Health Trends at VitaFoods Europe

DuPont Nutrition & Health will spotlight today’s leading health trends to illustrate the beneficial effects and consumer appeal of its recently expanded nutritional portfolio at VitaFoods Europe 2013.

All listed by New Nutrition Business in the top 10 trends for 2013, senior nutrition, digestive health, immune health and weight management will frame the DuPont offer of health-promoting ingredients for food, beverages and dietary supplements.

Presenting the new soya proteins
A fiber-protein bar targeting digestive health will be among the samples available to demonstrate the many application possibilities supported by DuPont. The bar will feature products from the range of flexible soya proteins that joined the portfolio last year when DuPont acquired full ownership of Solae.

DuPont will also showcase HOWARU® premium probiotics and the prebiotic fibre Litesse® polydextrose against the backdrop of positive findings from the latest clinical studies.

Benefits for immune health and weight management
One such study established that dietary supplementation with HOWARU® Protect significantly reduced cold and flu symptoms in otherwise healthy, active adults. This supports previous documentation of the probiotic’s beneficial effect on immune health.

In two weight management studies, Litesse® polydextrose displayed the potential to reduce food intake and promote appetite control.

Matching everyday needs
“With our integration of the Danisco and Solae businesses, our customers have already started to experience the synergies that arise when ingredients from our nutritional portfolio are combined. The latest clinical studies confirm the potential health benefits our ingredients can provide,” says Craig Binetti , president, DuPont Nutrition & Health. “And with our enabling ingredients to provide the sensory appeal, shelf life and functional properties in the final consumer product, it is possible to produce healthy foods and supplements that match the needs of everyday life.”

The combined DuPont Nutrition & Health portfolio addresses consumer needs within digestive health, immune health, oral health, bone health, cardiovascular health, weight management, dairy alternatives, children’s nutrition, sports nutrition and healthy ageing nutrition.

DuPont™ Danisco® is the brand for a range of products that help provide enhanced bioprotection, an improved nutritional profile, and better taste and texture with greater cost efficiency and lower environmental impact, meeting the needs of manufacturers of food and beverages, dietary supplements and pet food. 

Through the work of the global network of food scientists and technologists in DuPont, the Danisco® range is supported by a uniquely broad spectrum of know-how across applications and processing. www.danisco.com and follow the brand on www.twitter.com/danisco

Solae™ soy-based ingredient solutions help create nutritious, great-tasting products with a unique combination of functional, nutritional, economical and sustainable benefits.  Solae, LLC, originally a DuPont joint venture, was fully acquired by DuPont on May 1, 2012, and is now part of DuPont Nutrition & Health, a world leader in specialty food ingredients. For more information, visit www.Solae.com, or follow Solae on Twitter at www.Twitter.com/SolaeLLC.

DuPont Nutrition & Health addresses the world’s challenges in food by offering a wide range of sustainable, bio-based ingredients and advanced microbial diagnostic solutions to provide safer, healthier and more nutritious food.  Through close collaboration with customers, DuPont combines knowledge and experience with a passion for innovation to deliver unparalleled customer value to the marketplace.

DuPont (NYSE: DD) has been bringing world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace in the form of innovative products, materials, and services since 1802.  The company believes that by collaborating with customers, governments, NGOs, and thought leaders we can help find solutions to such global challenges as providing enough healthy food for people everywhere, decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the environment.  For additional information about DuPont and its commitment to inclusive innovation, please visit www.dupont.com.

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Sarah Jane Jumppanen
Sarah Jane Jumppanen
Communications Director
+44 1737 227720
Reigate, United Kingdom