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Increasing Use Of Carotenoids In Preventing Chronic Diseases to Upsurge Industry Demand

Introduction Carotenoids are defined as natural pigments synthesized by plants, algae, and photosynthetic bacteria. Carotenoids belong to a class of molecules consisting of more than 750 naturally occurring yellow, orange, and red pigments that gives color to several fruits and vegetables. Xanthophylls are oxygenated carotenoids, and include lutein, zeaxanthin, and others, whereas, carotenes are unoxygenated... View Article

Carotenoids: From (vitamin) A to zeaxanthin

The properties of many carotenoids are being studied, such as their pro-vitamin A and antioxidant activities; immune, endocrine and metabolic activities; and their role in cell cycle regulation, apoptosis and cell differentiation. Robin Koon | Oct 31, 2018 “I smell carrots a-cooking, and where there’s carrots, there’s rabbits.” —Yosemite Sam Carotenoids belong to the category... View Article

Natural palm mixed-carotenes: benefits beyond clean labels – Part 2

Admin: This is part 2 of the article published on Nutraceutical Business Review. (go to Part 1) EVTene™ is a natural mixed-carotene complex oil that’s extracted and concentrated from non-GMO Malaysian red oil palm fruit (Elaeis guineensis). One of its unique attributes is that EVTene™ has a similar carotene composition to that of carrots, comprising approximately... View Article

Natural palm mixed-carotenes: benefits beyond clean labels – Part 1

When looking in the dictionary, clean means free from dirt, stains or unwanted matter. Similarly, when consumers look for clean food product labels, they expect to find natural ingredients instead of artificial compounds, reports Bryan See, Business Development Manager, ExcelVite Sdn Bhd. Clearly, food and beverage manufacturers are heeding the consumer call to “Go Clean” as... View Article

Harnessing the Potential of Tocotrienol and Mixed-Carotene

Join ExcelVite at Ingredient MarketPlace 2017 this April 18 – 20, Orlando, Florida [Booth O34] Harnessing the Potential of Tocotrienol and Mixed-Carotene By Bryan See (email Bryan) Despite 5,000 years of recorded human consumption, many people are still unclear about the benefits of palm oil. Palm trees produce fruit throughout the year for 20 to... View Article