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Layn Corp to invest $60m in building US CBD operation

Layn Corp to invest $60m in building US CBD operation

By Elaine Watson

Layn Corp – best known for its stevia, monk fruit, and botanical ingredients - is making a significant bet on hemp-derived CBD, announcing plans to invest around $60m to build a US facility capable of processing a minimum of 5,000 tons of hemp biomass...

Vermont-based Aqua ViTea uses spinning cone technology to remove most of the alcohol from its kombucha before bottling (Pictures: Aqua ViTea)

Aqua ViTea: The kombucha industry has not dealt with its alcohol problem

By Elaine Watson

Raising the threshold above which kombucha would be classified as an alcoholic beverage from 0.5% to 1.25% abv, is not the way to deal with the industry’s alcohol problem, says Vermont-based kombucha brand Aqua ViTea, which utilizes spinning cone technology...

Gut reaction: How do you build a brand around digestive health?

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Gut reaction: How do you build a brand around digestive health?

By Elaine Watson

Do all fermented foods contain probiotics? Do consumers understand what prebiotics are? Are shoppers looking for products that deliver a rapid and discernible effect (to tackle bloating/gas/constipation, or improve regularity) or are they focused on long-term...

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