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Case Studies on the Business of Nutraceuticals A Volume in the Consumer Science and Strategic Marketing Series

Case Studies on the Business of Nutraceuticals  A Volume in the Consumer Science and Strategic Marketing Series Book
Author : Cristina Santini,Stefania Supino,Lucia Irene Bailetti
Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
Release : 2021-08-15
ISBN : 9780128214084
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A volume in the Consumer Science and Strategic Marketing Series, Case Studies on the Business of Nutraceuticals considers nutraceuticals from a strategic marketing perspective, exploring consumer needs and trends as a pathway to defining novel opportunities in developing and marketing these products. In addition to highlighting the importance of consumer needs in shaping a market strategy for nutraceuticals, this book also defines emerging trends and explores recent developments in the nutraceutical industry. Containing 11 chapters, this book, explores the competitive landscape of the global and European nutraceutical market, focusing on key market drivers, consumer and product trends, and marketing and technological challenges. Case Studies on the Business of Nutraceuticals outlines the processes that lead to the introduction of new products and the entrance of new competitors in the market and highlights how a market strategy that's focused on consumers' needs can contribute to a company's strategy. The case studies and examples contained in this book demonstrate how companies can employ consumer science strategies to revise existing or develop new products and are sure to be a welcomed resource by new product developers, policy makers, food scientists, academicians, and students studying related fields. Explores the importance of understanding consumers when defining a market strategy Highlights the importance of adopting a sustainable orientation in the nutraceutical industry Addresses the competitive dynamics that are currently affecting the nutraceutical industry

Nanotechnology in Nutraceuticals

Nanotechnology in Nutraceuticals Book
Author : Shampa Sen,Yashwant Pathak
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2016-10-14
ISBN : 1315353717
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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While nutraceuticals were verified to be expedient, they often lack stability, bioavailability, and permeability, and nano-nutraceuticals are being developed to afford a solution to the problem. Nanotechnology in Nutraceuticals: Production to Consumption delves into the promises and prospects of the application of nanotechnology to nutraceuticals, addressing concepts, techniques, and production methods. Nutraceuticals retain less stability, efficacy, and bioavailability when entering the human body. To overcome such problems, nanotechnology shows promise when applied as a tool to improve the quality and stability of nutraceuticals. This book discusses metallic nanoparticles and their applications in the food industry with specific application to nutraceuticals. It includes detailed discussion on potential functional properties of nutraceuticals with regard to antimicrobial activity, anti-inflammatory activity, and anti-cancer activity. Since nanoparticles can be toxic past a certain limit, implementing nanotechnology under thoughtful regulations is considered critical. The book addresses these issues with chapters covering the principles for the oversight of nanotechnologies and nanomaterials in nutraceuticals, the implications of regulatory requirements, the ethics and economics of nano-nutraceuticals, and consumer acceptance of nanotechnology based foods.

Natural Nutraceutical Patent Strategy Case Studies

Natural Nutraceutical Patent Strategy Case Studies Book
Author : Irene Buggle
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2011
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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With increased investment and development time required to produce a nutraceutical, the accompanying intellectual property becomes critical. This report looks at the strategies required to protect IP and details key innovative company case studies.

Handbook of Nutraceuticals Volume II

Handbook of Nutraceuticals Volume II Book
Author : Yashwant Vishnupant Pathak
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2011-05-16
ISBN : 1439823707
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Due in part to an absence of universally accepted standardization methods, nutraceuticals and functional foods face regulatory ignorance, marketing incompetence and ethical impunity. Even though many researchers believe that there is a connection between nutraceuticals and functional foods and reduced health care expenses as well as disease prevent

Functional Ingredients from Algae for Foods and Nutraceuticals

Functional Ingredients from Algae for Foods and Nutraceuticals Book
Author : Herminia Dominguez
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2013-09-30
ISBN : 0857098683
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Algae have a long history of use as foods and for the production of food ingredients. There is also increasing interest in their exploitation as sources of bioactive compounds for use in functional foods and nutraceuticals. Functional ingredients from algae for foods and nutraceuticals reviews key topics in these areas, encompassing both macroalgae (seaweeds) and microalgae. After a chapter introducing the concept of algae as a source of biologically active ingredients for the formulation of functional foods and nutraceuticals, part one explores the structure and occurrence of the major algal components. Chapters discuss the chemical structures of algal polysaccharides, algal lipids, fatty acids and sterols, algal proteins, phlorotannins, and pigments and minor compounds. Part two highlights biological properties of algae and algal components and includes chapters on the antioxidant properties of algal components, anticancer agents derived from marine algae, anti-obesity and anti-diabetic activities of algae, and algae and cardiovascular health. Chapters in part three focus on the extraction of compounds and fractions from algae and cover conventional and alternative technologies for the production of algal polysaccharides. Further chapters discuss enzymatic extraction, subcritical water extraction and supercritical CO2 extraction of bioactives from algae, and ultrasonic- and microwave-assisted extraction and modification of algal components. Finally, chapters in part four explore applications of algae and algal components in foods, functional foods and nutraceuticals including the design of healthier foods and beverages containing whole algae, prebiotic properties of algae and algae-supplemented products, algal hydrocolloids for the production and delivery of probiotic bacteria, and cosmeceuticals from algae. Functional ingredients from algae for foods and nutraceuticals is a comprehensive resource for chemists, chemical engineers and medical researchers with an interest in algae and those in the algaculture, food and nutraceutical industries interested in the commercialisation of products made from algae. Provides an overview of the major compounds in algae, considering both macroalgae (seaweeds) and microalgae Discusses methods for the extraction of bioactives from algae Describes the use of algae and products derived from them in the food and nutraceutical industries

Nutraceuticals and Cancer

Nutraceuticals and Cancer Book
Author : Fazlul H. Sarkar
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2011-11-22
ISBN : 9789400726307
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book is about Nutraceuticals in cancer therapy, specifically targeted and Adjuvant therapy. It shows several approaches for possibly reducing systemic toxicity. This book illustrates the role of several dietary agents, collectively called nutraceuticals or natural agents in the prevention and/or treatment of human malignancies known to be mediated through alterations in multiple molecular targets. This book contains sixteen chapters which begin with historical perspective on the value of natural agents in the prevention of human malignancies followed by a series of current topics on multiple nutraceuticals targeting multiple cancers. This collection would likely be useful for bringing newer generations with broader perspectives in launching cutting-edge innovative molecular research, which would certainly help in designing targeted clinical trials in order to realize the dream of customize strategies for the prevention and/or treatment of human malignancies without causing any systemic toxicity. Moreover, the knowledge gained would allow novel utilization of nutraceuticals as adjunct to both conventional chemotherapy and radiation therapy in order to improve the overall quality of life and survival of patients diagnosed with cancers.

Nanotechnology in the Food Beverage and Nutraceutical Industries

Nanotechnology in the Food  Beverage and Nutraceutical Industries Book
Author : Qingrong Huang
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2012-04-19
ISBN : 085709565X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Nanotechnology has the potential to impact on food processing significantly. This important book summarises current research in this area and provides an overview of both current and possible future applications of nanotechnologies in the food industry. Issues such as safety and regulation are also addressed. After an introductory overview, the first part discusses general issues such as risk assessment, the regulatory framework, detection and characterisation of nanoparticles in food. Part two summarises the wide range of applications of nanotechnology in food processing, including nanoscale nutraceutical delivery systems, nanoemulsions and colloids, nanoscale rapid detection devices for contaminants, nanofiltration and nanocomposite packaging materials. With its distinguished editor and international team of contributors, Nanotechnology in the food, beverage and nutraceutical industries is a valuable reference work for both food processors and those researching this expanding field. Discusses issues such as risk assessment, regulatory framework, detection and characterisation of nanoparticles in food Summarises the wide range of applications of nanotechnology in food processing, including nutraceutical delivery and packaging materials Written by a distinguished team of international contributors, this book is an invaluable reference for industry professionals and academics alike

Encapsulation Technologies and Delivery Systems for Food Ingredients and Nutraceuticals

Encapsulation Technologies and Delivery Systems for Food Ingredients and Nutraceuticals Book
Author : Nissim Garti,D. Julian McClements
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2012-10-19
ISBN : 0857095900
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Improved technologies for the encapsulation, protection, release and enhanced bioavailability of food ingredients and nutraceutical components are vital to the development of future foods. Encapsulation technologies and delivery systems for food ingredients and nutraceuticals provides a comprehensive guide to current and emerging techniques. Part one provides an overview of key requirements for food ingredient and nutraceutical delivery systems, discussing challenges in system development and analysis of interaction with the human gastrointestinal tract. Processing technologies for encapsulation and delivery systems are the focus of part two. Spray drying, cooling and chilling are reviewed alongside coextrusion, fluid bed microencapsulation, microencapsulation methods based on biopolymer phase separation, and gelation phenomena in aqueous media. Part three goes on to investigate physicochemical approaches to the production of encapsulation and delivery systems, including the use of micelles and microemulsions, polymeric amphiphiles, liposomes, colloidal emulsions, organogels and hydrogels. Finally, part four reviews characterization and applications of delivery systems, providing industry perspectives on flavour, fish oil, iron micronutrient and probiotic delivery systems. With its distinguished editors and international team of expert contributors, Encapsulation technologies and delivery systems for food ingredients and nutraceuticals is an authoritative guide for both industry and academic researchers interested in encapsulation and controlled release systems. Provides a comprehensive guide to current and emerging techniques in encapsulation technologies and delivery systems Chapters in part one provide an overview of key requirements for food ingredient and nutraceutical delivery systems, while part two discusses processing technologies for encapsulation and delivery systems Later sections investigate physicochemical approaches to the production of encapsulation and delivery systems and review characterization and applications of delivery systems

Examining the Science Behind Nutraceuticals

Examining the Science Behind Nutraceuticals Book
Author : Larry Augsburger
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2001-01-01
ISBN : 9780971176706
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Over half of the adult population in the U.S. includes some sort of dietary supplement in their diet. This book provides the reader with a better understanding of the science and quality issues of dietary supplements. It explains terms regarding supplements, regulatory implications and standards of botanical extracts, and provides background on the supplement industry and pharmacoeconomics of supplements. It also identifies the health benefits and risks.

Innovation in Healthy and Functional Foods

Innovation in Healthy and Functional Foods Book
Author : Dilip Ghosh,Shantanu Das,Debasis Bagchi,R.B. Smarta
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2016-04-19
ISBN : 1439862699
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The focus of food science and technology has shifted from previous goals of improving food safety and enhancing food taste toward providing healthy and functional foods. Today's consumers desire foods that go beyond basic nutrition-foods capable of promoting better health, or even playing a disease-prevention role. To meet this need for innovation,

Handbook of Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods Third Edition

Handbook of Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods  Third Edition Book
Author : Robert E.C. Wildman,Richard S. Bruno
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2019-11-19
ISBN : 0429530617
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This handbook compiles information on novel ingredients and functional food products from leading authors in their respective areas of expertise. It provides an evidence-based and authoritative review of the prophylactic properties exerted by food components, foods, and dietary patterns. It includes information on the chemical properties, dietary sources, intakes, efficacy, health effects, and safety of each bioactive compound, functional food, or nutraceutical. This edition contains many new topics, including inflammation relief, exercised-induced immunity, Alzheimer’s disease, and dementia.

Human Dignity and Managerial Responsibility

Human Dignity and Managerial Responsibility Book
Author : Ana Maria Davila Gomez
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2016-05-13
ISBN : 1317120434
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The issue of human rights, in the context of corporate social responsibility, is normally taken to relate to concern about exploitation in the supply chain - child labour, slavery in developing countries, and similar evils; but of course, human rights are engaged in relation to the treatment of employees in any work situation. Indeed, as Human Dignity and Managerial Responsibility illustrates, the handling of employees is increasingly recognised as an important ingredient of sustainable enterprise - evidence shows that ethical and socially responsible behaviour is increasingly and successfully being engaged in many large corporations. Much has been written about the responsibilities of managers. Since employees are claimed by all organisations to be among their most important stakeholders it is ironic that research finds that the behaviour of many managers towards employees is often inappropriate. The editors and contributors of Human Dignity and Managerial Responsibility argue that there is a clear connection between maintaining the dignity of the workforce and corporate performance and sustainability. Their multiple perspectives on the workplace examine the position of the employee as a stakeholder, together with issues about managing employees in relation to social responsibility and sustainability. They discuss diversity in the broadest sense, filling a gap in the research-related literature essential to a more rounded understanding of CSR. Human Dignity and Managerial Responsibility will appeal to a wide audience amongst those with an academic or professional interest in CSR, sustainability, governance and stakeholder management, human rights, diversity, human resource management, and organisational development.

Regulation of Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals

Regulation of Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals Book
Author : Clare M. Hasler
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2008-02-28
ISBN : 047027641X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Regulation of Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals: A Global Perspective offers a comprehensive resource for information on regulatory aspects of the growing and economically important functional food industry. Regulatory systems and definitions of key terms-food, supplement, drug, etc-vary from country to country. A thorough understanding of laws and regulation within and among key countries with regard to functional foods, herbal extracts or drugs, and nutritional supplements is critical to the direction of food companies that are developing products for these markets. International experts with legal and/or scientific expertise address relevant topics from quality issues, to organic foods to labeling. Innovative product development within the framework of existing regulations will be addressed in individual chapters. Overview chapters will discuss global principles, inter-country trading issues, and present a comparison of the laws and regulations within different countries graphically. A "must-have" handbook for research professionals, management, and marketing strategists in the worldwide functional foods/nutritional supplements business. Food technicians and engineers responsible for manufacturing quality in this industry should add it to their library to ensure that they have a thorough knowledge of the applicable legal requirements. The book will also serve as an indispensable shelf reference for lawyers in the food industry and government health professionals with regulatory responsibilities.

Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals in Cancer Prevention

Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals in Cancer Prevention Book
Author : Ronald Ross Watson
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2008-02-28
ISBN : 0470290080
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Cancer is a leading cause of death among adults but research shows that the chances of developing cancer can be reduced by lifestyle changes. Increasing numbers of people use dietary vegetables, medicinal herbs, and plant extracts to prevent or treat cancer. Their availability as "over the counter" supplements has contributed to an explosion in the use of herbal extracts and related compounds for health enhancement. This vital resource brings together the worlds leading experts’ research, their conclusions and recommendations on functional foods and nutraceuticals in the prevention and treatment of cancer. Research professionals, academics, hospital-based dietitians, nutritionists, oncology physicians, cancer researchers, marketers and food and drug officials are just a few of the key people who need this book.

Case Studies in the Beer Sector

Case Studies in the Beer Sector Book
Author : Roberta Capitello,Natalia Maehle
Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
Release : 2020-09-17
ISBN : 0128177357
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Case Studies in the Beer Sector investigates managerial and marketing dynamics in the beer sector. It explores the relevance of consumer science and its use as a tool for marketing strategies, putting special focus on small craft breweries. The book provides a variety of case studies from several countries to outline the global context within which the beer industry is developing. Real-life examples on how innovation and differentiation strategies affect consumer perceptions of beer are included, along with the relationship among breweries throughout the supply chain. Sections cover business strategy, sustainability, and how breweries are meeting the increasing demand for sustainable production processes. While this book provides a thorough reference for scholars and practitioners who work in the beer sector, it is also ideal for those studying business, agriculture, food engineering, technology, applied marketing and business strategy. Investigates contemporary managerial and marketing dynamics in the beer sector Explores the relevance of consumer science and its use as a tool for marketing strategies for both multinational players and small craft breweries Includes case studies that provide the reader with real-life examples on how to apply concepts discussed Offers a global, cross-cultural perspective on the beer sector in different countries and continents

Nutraceutical and Functional Food Regulations in the United States and around the World

Nutraceutical and Functional Food Regulations in the United States and around the World Book
Author : Debasis Bagchi
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2019-06-08
ISBN : 0128175206
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nutraceutical and Functional Food Regulations in the United States and Around the World, Third Edition addresses the latest regulatory requirements designed to ensure the safe production and delivery of these valuable classes of foods. The book is well recognized, showing how food and nutrition play a critical role in enhancing human performance, and in overall health. The book discusses the scope, importance and continuing growth opportunities in the nutraceutical and functional food industries, exploring the acceptance and demand for these products, regulatory hurdles, the intricate aspects of manufacturing procedures, quality control, global regulatory norms and guidelines. Contains five new chapters that address regulations in Germany, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, South Africa and Brazil, Argentina and other Southern American Countries Provides foundational regulatory terminology Describes GRAS status and its role in functional food Presents a complete overview of cGMP and GMP Identifies and defines the roles of NSF, DSHEA, FTC and FDA

Management Controlling and Governance of Family Businesses

Management Controlling and Governance of Family Businesses Book
Author : Antonio Leotta
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2020-08-18
ISBN : 303047741X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book addresses a selection of major topics in family businesses, namely ‘managerialization’ and ‘professionalization’, succession, internationalization, access to financial markets, and how governance and control systems can help family firms respond to common problems inherent in the business. Written by prominent experts, the respective chapters highlight the interactions between these topics in order to develop a systems view of the distinctive challenges, and of the potential roles that governance and control systems can play in these contexts. The book is divided into two main parts, the first of which reviews the current literature and develops a comprehensive theoretical framework. Based on these theoretical insights, the second part then interprets and discusses the empirical evidence, including case studies on family-run firms in Italy.

Bio Farms for Nutraceuticals

Bio Farms for Nutraceuticals Book
Author : Maria Teresa Giardi,Giuseppina Rea,Bruno Berra
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2011-06-26
ISBN : 1441973478
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"Bio-Farms for Nutraceuticals" can be said to have been born of the NUTRA-SNACKS project within the Sixth Framework Programme Priority on Food Quality and Safety. One objective of NUTRA -SNACK S was to improve the nutritional and eating properties of ready-to-eat products and semi-prepared foodstuffs through better monitoring of the quality and safety of raw materials and the development of innovative processes along the production chain. Another main objective of the project was the production of ready-to-eat snacks with high nutraceutic activity. Seven research institutes and three companies in six European countries were involved in this effort. The co-operation resulted in the production of food having a high content of natural metabolites with the following beneficial health effects: anticancer, antilipidemic, anticholesterol, antimicrobial, antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, antihypertensive, anti-inflamatory and antioxidant activities.

Business Periodicals Index

Business Periodicals Index Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2008
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Download Business Periodicals Index book written by , available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Asian Case Studies

Asian Case Studies Book
Author : Firend Alan Rasch
Publisher : IJBMR
Release : 2016-11-01
ISBN : 153937016X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The South East Asian market, which comprises of (Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia, Vietnam and the Philippines) is a market greater of 500 million people. The growing middle-class in Asia is creating an unprecedented demand for products and services, and fuelling global growth. A slowdown in the Chinese economy (the world’s second largest) most definitely will impact global economic growth. Although Malaysia is a relatively small economy with population of 30 million, yet it provides an insight into the Asia-Pacific region with its strategic location in South-East Asia. This book will be followed by a series of other books that provides insight into more Asian companies. In 2010, Malaysia sat a target to become a high-income nation by the year of 2020 with the initiation of Economic Transformation Program (ETP). ETP is a comprehensive blueprint to move Malaysia’s economy into developed economy with a projected Gross National Income (GNI) of US$523 billion and per capita income at US$15,000 by 2020.