24 Jan 2020 --- Precision technologies – a combination of personal data, artificial intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) – will be key to unlocking long-term health and well-being. This is according to the Precision Consumer 2030 report, produced by the World Economic Forum (WEF)’s Future of Consumption Platform in collaboration with Sparks & Honey, a...
22 Jan 2020 --- Although the perfect diet should offer the body all the vitamins and minerals it needs to maintain health, micronutrient deficiencies remain a staple concern among consumers. Supplementation can help tackle these issues, with hectic lifestyles leading consumers toward “popping pills” to fill their nutritional gaps. However, pill fatigue has also led consumers to demand...
22 Jan 2020 --- Biodesign company Geltor is at the forefront of animal-free proteins in the collagen sector, with the company set to launch its first ingestible product this year in collaboration with Gelita. This ingredient requires a new range of tests separate from Geltor’s personal care offerings, in addition to creating a new regulatory landscape to navigate. Alex Lorestani, Co-Founder...
As consumers increasingly look to make dietary changes to benefit their health, food fortification – the process of adding vitamins and minerals to food – is an area of the nutrition space that is being explored by many different companies. Sports Nutrition, Dairy (including dairy alternatives) and Soft Drinks are the fastest growing categories with vitamin/mineral fortified products...
Food & beverage launches with a weight management claim increased globally, featuring a +7% year-over-year growth when comparing 2019YTD and 2018 launches. In 2019YTD, the top categories of global product launches tracked with a weight management claim were Sports Nutrition (35%), Soft Drinks (12%) and Cereals (8%), with sucralose being the leading ingredient among the products tracked. The top...
For many people worldwide, controlling their body weight is difficult ordeal. In this sense, we have created Metabolaid, a proprietary botanical formula which has been clinically proven to act synergistically in helping reduce body fat while increasing energy consumption. A great companion to accompany any weight loss strategy.
The aging population is the fastest growing segment of society. Increasingly longer lifespans mean many of us will be elderly for longer than being middle-aged or a child. As longer life brings great opportunities, it also brings great challenges. The aging process is different for everyone, while nutrition and exercise are key factors that can impact the quality of aging. During the Kerry Health...
Arla Food Ingredients showcased its Smart Mama Nutrition line featuring the ingredient Lacprodan MFGM-10 at Fi Europe 2019 in Paris, France. The ingredient supplies phospholipids and gangliosides with the end goal of developing the brain or cognition of the child. The Denmark-based dairy ingredient supplier also featured an infant formula created to ease digestion through the addition of...
Weekly Roundup: Protein Industries Canada to boost canola offering, Biosearch Life launches new composition to help...
24 Jan 2020 --- This week in nutrition news, Protein Industries Canada announced an investment into a canola breeding project, which aims to improve the protein content of canola meal, making it more suitable for higher value markets. In the same... Read More
24 Jan 2020 --- US-based Duncan Hines and Halo Top have each launched ranges of ketogenic-friendly desserts, in response to the growing interest in the keto diet. Duncan Hines, a brand of Conagra Brands, unveiled its collection of low-carb cake cups.... Read More
UK beverage association questions SDIL efficacy as survey reveals “outrageous amounts of sugar" in pre-mixed spirits
24 Jan 2020 --- As Sugar Awareness Week draws to a close in the UK, a survey from Action on Sugar (AoS) has revealed that ready-to-drink (RTD) pre-mixed spirits are “unnecessarily high in hidden sugar and calories.” The campaign group is... Read More
Davos 2020: DSM and global leaders form alliance to address malnutrition in a “fragmented” food system
23 Jan 2020 --- With the global population set to hit nearly 10 billion by 2050, malnutrition issues could further worsen if radical action is not soon taken. Against this backdrop, over 20 global public and private organizations – including... Read More
Nutrition Focus : The mainstreaming of sports nutrition
The sports nutrition category continues to move into the mainstream with strong growth occurring in food and beverages featuring a sports & recovery claim. Other fast growing markets for this claim include soft drinks and dairy. Additionally, sports & recovery products often also feature... More
Analysis Feature Weight management innovation
Food & beverage launches with a weight management claim increased globally, featuring a +7% year-over-year growth when comparing 2019YTD and 2018 launches. In 2019YTD, the top categories of global product launches tracked with a weight management claim were Sports Nutrition (35%), Soft Drinks (12%) and Cereals (8%), with sucralose being the leading ingredient among the products tracked. The top...View Analysis