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Green coffee bean sellers caught duping consumers

FTC charges Florida company with capitalizing on the green coffee diet fad by using bogus weight loss claims and fake news websites to market the dietary supplement. According to complaints, this coffee bean extract was touted as a potent weight loss treatment that supposedly burns fat, and the sites featured footage from supposed consumer endorsements, and […]

Cinnamon’s popularity is driving price

Over the last five years, use of cinnamon in foods has grown and 32% of all new product launches with cinnamon in that period happened in 2013. The suggestions that cinnamon help consumers manage blood sugar levels drive demand among food businesses. While the topic on cinnamon to lower blood sugar is still on debate, recent […]

Sugar spikes heart disease risk—independent of weight gain

Too much sugar can stress your heart, analysis confirmed. Sugars contribute to cardiovascular risk independent of the effect of sugars on body weight,” says Te Morenga.  There did not appear to be any special metabolic effect of sugars making people more likely to gain weight on high-sugar diets compared with low sugar diets. But since sugar […]

Life saving watermelon? | Breaking news content from New Hope 360

People today face a higher risk for stroke or heart attack. In a new study by Florida State University, published in the American Journal of Hypertension, watermelon extract may significantly reduce blood pressure in overweight individuals. Researchers tried to replicate cold weather situations, as more people die of heart attacks in cold weather, as cold temperatures raise […]

Vitamin Softgels

With consumers becoming more and savvier about the products they buy and consume, you need to be confident that you’re offering your customers the best possible product. By working with our team at Captek, you can have this confidence and more. We’re backed by many years in softgel manufacturing, testing, production and research. This expertise applies […]

ENI CEO: ‘Most prominent companies are starting to work on incorporating non-GMO materials’

Non-GMO food and supplement is the fastest growing sector in the entire natural products industry, with non-GMO product sales surpassing more than $3 billion. At the forefront of the labeling initiative is the non-GMO project. Leading industry figures have noted that going non-GMO may be substantially challenging than some dietary supplements may think. Most prominent […]

Supreme Court to review POM and Coca-Cola’s clash

As many aspects of food labeling and marketing are regulated by FDCA, Coca-Cola argues that a private company such as POM cannot accuse the company of any labeling woes. POM accused the beverage behemoth for falsely labeling and advertising Minute Maid’s “Pomegranate Blueberry” juice. Recall that POM was also in legal battle with the FTC for claiming pomegranate juice […]

China poised to be world’s second biggest processing tomato producer

Tomato production has been reported for 144 countries, where China accounted for almost 25% of worldwide production in an upward trend that increases year on year. But while China is quickly gaining on Italy, as the world’s second largest tomato producer for processing, reports said the world production of processing tomatoes experienced a continuous decline from 2009 […]

The Benefits of Softgel Encapsulation

The debate over softgels versus tablets is a long-standing one that unfortunately won’t go away anytime soon. In light of this, we thought it would be useful to continue with our blog posts that explain the benefits of softgel encapsulation. As you likely know, we at Captek have been developing, testing, manufacturing, and customizing softgels for […]

L’Oréal-Nestlé scientists: Probiotics may improve sensitive skin from within

Probiotics may improve sensitive skin from within, L’Oréal-Nestlé scientists report. The findings have potential implications for the growing number of people with sensitive skin with data indicating that as much as 50% of women and 30% of men suffer from sensitive skin. Led by L’Oréal’s Dr. Audrey Guéniche , the researchers recruited 64 Caucasian women with sensitive […]