Nutrition Business Journal

Kraft, NextFoods Tap Sweden's Probi as Probiotic Functional Food Partner

When a group of professors in surgery and microbiology at the University Hospital in Lund, Sweden, originally began their research on probiotics, they probably didn't imagine that some day the fruits of their labor would appear in a granola bar marketed by one of America's food giants. It was the mid 1980s, and the professors were looking for a way to prevent infection in patients who had just undergone major surgery. The solution the researchers developed — a probiotic-rich enteral feed prod

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