16 May 2022 --- Global provider of botanical ingredients for dietary supplements Monteloeder is expanding its Eternalyoung ingredient to the Chinese market and showcasing it at VitaFoods Europe 2022. NutritionInsight speaks with Ignacio Cartagena, CEO of Monteloeder, from the show floor, who details the ingredient’s potential to inhibit indications of skin aging at a cellular level.
Infant nutrition: Organic label remains strong as ingredients targeting gut, brain and immunity emerge
12 May 2022 --- The first 1,000 days after birth has been underscored as a critical window for nutrition. “Many scientists agree diet, lifestyle and other factors during this period affect our physical and mental health throughout our lives – including our risk for various diseases,” says Kyoko Saito, marketing representative for Morinaga Milk.
Performance products are no longer limited to athletes, but are targeting all active consumers. Therefore, there is a demand for healthy and tasty products that can be consumed at all times of the day. Innovation in sports nutrition with dairy ingredients present the best of both: the health benefits from proteins in a convenient/tasty format.
In the past few years, there’s been a spectacular shift as consumers have become more focused on better-for-you products and prioritizing their health and wellness needs. They are also better-informed today than ever before. People have become more conscious of the way they shop, consume, and dispose of everyday items.
The appetite for new plant-based foods shows no sign of slowing down. Consumers are demanding more from meat and dairy alternatives, which has accelerated innovation in this category, creating a diverse market with a variety of formats to choose from. Food-technology is advancing rapidly to catch up with the pace of the market, providing novel solutions to taste, texture and nutrition. With 10...
Amid toughening regulations surrounding titanium dioxide (TiO2) as a whitening ingredient, Lonza is expanding its Capsugel offering to meet TiO2-free requirements for food supplements in the EU. The company’s global product manager Julien Lamps details the opportunities and challenges surrounding the opacifying technology.
NewsBite Podcast (May 9-13): “Women are underrepresented in heart-disease research, warns American Heart...
This week’s NewsBite podcast details FDA attempts to ensure infant formula amid shortages, Gelpell’s launch of its titanium dioxide-free soft capsules and dosage advice by Aker BioMarine on its Superba krill oil for skeletal muscle function.
In this edition you will learn more about:
- Top Five Ready Meal Trends, Artisan Bakery, Dairy Enhances Plant-Based Meals
- Top Five Packaging Trends, Nourishing the Nutri-Score, Preventing Ice Crystals in Frozen Foods, Premiumization in Post-Pandemic Ready Meals
- Health Claims Regulation, Gluten Labeling in Latin America, Collagen & Social Media, Dairy Expands Nutritional Applications
- View from the Top: Symrise, Jean-Yves Parisot, President Taste, Nutrition & Health
16 May 2022 --- US President Joe Biden has announced a series of measures in a bid to tackle the nationwide infant formula shortage, amid reports of “predatory behavior” in the market. The move comes as supermarket shelves have been... Read More
16 May 2022 --- Consumers are craving flavorful convenience in the next generation of nutraceuticals. Formats offering confectionery crossovers and single-doses without water are proliferating. But these come with challenges and pain points too,... Read More
16 May 2022 --- A team of researchers in Switzerland is highlighting the importance of regulation surrounding herbal supplements, after a case report revealed a cardiac arrhythmia incident, linked to hemp oil containing CBD, CBG and berberine... Read More
16 May --- Brightseed – creator of Forager, a platform that illuminates the link between specific plant compounds and human health outcomes – has netted US$68 million in series B funding led by Temasek. Read More
Nutrition Focus : Gut health: probiotics, prebiotics and postbiotics
The microbiome has the potential to be a game changer in how consumers manage their health as probiotic and prebiotic claims are gradually increasing in F&B. The majority of postbiotics are launched in the supplement category, with North America and Asia, leading the way.
Analysis Feature Vitamin/Mineral ingredients innovation
The use of vitamin/mineral ingredients in supplements & sports nutrition launches, increased globally, featuring a +16% year-over-year growth when comparing 2020 and 2021 launches. In 2021, the top subcategory of global supplements & sports nutrition launches tracked with vitamin/mineral ingredients was Vitamins/Minerals (31%). The top ingredients of global supplements & sports nutrition launches...View Analysis