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    The Launch of a New Alternative Protein Innovation

    17 May 2017
    Kerry launched ProDiem at Vitafoods Europe in Geneva, a complementary combination of plant proteins including pea, rice and oat to improve the protein digestibility-corrected amino acid score (PDCAAS). The product is claimed to deliver a solution with a complete essential amino acid profile. In creating ProDiem, Kerry says it has successfully pushed past the limitations of traditional plant based proteins, providing a plant based protein that is optimized for nutrition, texture and taste. ProDiem is a great option for soy-free, non-dairy and vegan protein and is available to boost the nutritional content of beverages, bar and snack applications.

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Kerry is responding to consumer demand for real ingredients with better, more authentic and nutritious taste experiences. With 40 years’ experience and 24,000 staff on six continents, Kerry has a renewed focus on Taste & Nutrition where the science of taste merges with the science of nutrition. They combine a deep understanding of taste with an in-depth knowledge of people, culture, life stage and daily nutritional needs. By partnering with Kerry, customers are taken on a journey to make food, beverage and pharma products that people enjoy and feel better about. Kerry calls this Leading to Better.

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Nutrition & Health News  30 May 2018

Gut health (part 2): Probiotic growth to continue

30 May 2018 --- As knowledge of the gut microbiome increases, probiotics have experienced a huge surge in popularity. Not only can they boost the overall health of the microbiome but specific strains can provide answers to some medical conditions. In this report, NutritionInsight notes the importance of scientific research for probiotic strains, growing market applications and novel delivery forms, as informed by Ganeden, Kerry, Fonterra and Anlit. In part one of the gut health series, functional fiber was the focus.

Nutrition & Health News  03 April 2018

Targeting Asia-Pacific market: Algatech increases reach with Supreme Health partnership

03 Apr 2018 --- Algatechnologies, Ltd. (Algatech) has become the major shareholder in Supreme Health, Ltd., New Zealand, to supply China and Asia-Pacific with astaxanthin and other algae-based products. The Asia-Pacific market for such products is valued at several hundred million dollars, and forecast to experience rapid growth. Israeli-based Algatech specializes in the commercial cultivation of microalgae and manufactures natural astaxanthin, marketed in 35 countries under its AstaPure brand.

Nutrition & Health News  20 February 2018

Beta-glucan supplement shows promise for intestinal barrier function improvements in stressed adults

20 Feb 2018 --- Immune health ingredient Wellmune may protect intestinal barrier function in adults when faced with stress, a pre-clinical study with human donors has demonstrated. The study also provided new insights on how the proprietary yeast beta glucan, manufactured by Kerry Group, works within the human body and the immune system.

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31 August 2016

The Growing Potential for Wellmune Applications

Wellmune is a 100% natural food, beverage, and supplement ingredient clinically proven to help strengthen the immune system, making it easier for consumers to be well and stay well. This proprietary yeast beta 1,3/1,6 glucan has regulatory approval in major markets around the world, including GRAS status in the US and novel food approval in Europe and China. Now part of the Kerry portfolio, Don Cox discusses potential applications of the ingredient.


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Combining Taste and Nutrition in NPD

Kerry announced details of its portfolio that spans all life stages and need states at HiE 2014. While Kerry’s nutrition offering encompasses everything from infant nutrition, general wellness to healthcare nutrition, all solutions have the common aim of delivering scientific based nutritional solutions that taste great. Kerry’s €100 million investment in a new Global Technology and Innovation Centre in Naas, Ireland [opening in the first quarter of 2015] will provide a focal point for advancing scientific research, innovative processing technologies and market leading technology platforms.


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01 March 2018

article image Sugar Reduction: Formulating for Success

Sugar ranks at the top of the list when it comes to consumer nutrition concerns. Sugar reduction poses a challenge across all product categories. The responsibility and cost of helping consumers reduce their sugar intake is being pushed onto the food and beverage industry by legislation like sugar taxes. Hear from nutrition and applications experts on how to succeed with sugar reduction. Find out what makes healthier products likeable while fitting into labelling and tax legislation across the world.


10 November 2017

article image Clean Label: More Than Ingredients

This industry webinar looks to the future of healthy eating and the impact on the food industry. See why cleaner labels may just be part of a solution for an expanded consumer definition of health, and why nutrition, social and environmental responsibility will be key to successfully meet long-term consumer needs for healthy food.


09 June 2017

article image Plant Proteins – Overcoming Inherent Hurdles

This webinar that looks to the future of plant-based proteins and meat alternatives including the marketplace, consumer insights, nutrition benefits, sourcing and suitability, and how nutrition and food science can work together to improve the nutritional profile of plant protein products and solve application challenges.


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