Industry Insights


Stay ahead of the game with the most recent news and insights in the prebiotic, probiotic and microbiome industry. Read on to discover what is shaking up the industry… gives you the most up-to-date news and insights from leading professionals within the space.

Industry-academia microbiome pact welcomes Nestlé as latest collaborator

Nestlé continue to accelerate its efforts in the microbiome research as the company announce a partnership with the University of California for Microbiome Innovation. Read the full article.


Hope or hype?Startup ‘gamifies’ gut health with diet app aimed at long-term change

A personlised nutrition startup offering the holistic benefits of both DNA and microbiome tests has revealed a dieting app to work in tandem with micorbiome tests in an aim to ‘gamify’ gut healthy dieting and create long term changes to health. Click here to read the full article.


Hope or hype? FMT for Parkinson’s needs more ‘proper research’

Scientists have reviewed the evidence for using faecal transplantation and pre- and probiotics in patients with parkinson’s Disease. NutraIngredients editor Nikki Hancocks outlines the findings. Read the full article.


Probiotics industry welcomes Bill Gates’ support of probiotic and microbiome research

George Paraskevakos, executive director of the International Probiotics Association speaks to NutraIngredients-USA Editor-in-Chief, Stephen Daniells about the how key figures, including Bill Gates, are supporting probiotics and their important in helping to tackle malnutrition. Watch the video


The gut health guinea pigs: Tenacious twins on the road with a microbiome mission

Lisa and Alana Macfarlane, the ‘Mac Twins’, co-founded a business called The Gut Stuff to take the mystery out of the gut microbiome. Lisa and Alana will be presenting at Probiota 2020, delving into the importance of gut health in a relatable way. Find out more about the twins





FMT better than antibiotics for treating C.diff superbug, says study

A new Italian study, involving 290 patients claims that recurrent Clostridioides difficile infection (CDI) is better treated with faecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) than antibiotics. Read the full article.




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