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Acquisitions bring new life to cranberry market

Acquisitions bring new life to cranberry market

Two French companies build platforms for research into conditions beyond urinary tract health.

Is 2013 the year when cranberry extracts finally fulfill their larger promise? Leading suppliers are betting on it, even as a negative science review recently released by the Cochrane Collaboration refutes cranberries’ long-touted ability to combat urinary tract infections.

Cranberry is the de facto standard for urinary tract health, and UTIs are the most common type of bodily infection, accounting for 8 million doctor visits each years according to the Nat

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