25 Feb 2020 --- Baby boomers are becoming more proactive and are seeking out ingredients that can improve health before any issues arise. That is according to David Tetzlaf, Director of Marketing at Evolva, who cites that “consumers of all generations and life stages are interested in ‘food as medicine.’” Speaking to NutritionInsight, Tetzlaf details that synergies between...
Work, rest and play: Functional beverages tap into consumer demands for convenience, sleep support and immune...
24 Feb 2020 --- Functional beverages are rising in popularity as consumers seek added nutritional benefits and health-boosting properties from the products they consume, often in convenient drinking formats that are easy to consume on the go. Better-for-you positionings maintain their appeal and the industry is prolific with NPD that offers functional benefits, as well as pleasant tastes. For...
21 Feb 2020 --- The popularity of drinks with functional benefits looks set to increase at a rapid pace in 2020. That is according to John Quilter, VP and General Manager for Kerry, who tells NutritionInsight that rather than looking for catch-all products with vague benefits, “consumers increasingly want functional beverages that offer targeted nutrition.” In particular, there...
While over one third of global food and beverage launches with probiotics and prebiotics tracked in 2019 were dairy products, innovation is expanding to more categories, such as snacks, confectionery and dairy alternatives. With consumers feeling more familiar with probiotics than prebiotics, according to an Innova Consumer Survey (2019), prebiotic claims are increasingly used in combination with...
The use of marine oils in food & beverage launches increased globally, featuring a +41% year-over-year growth when comparing 2019 and 2018 launches. In 2019, the top category of global product launches tracked with marine oils were Baby & Toddlers (65%), with fish oil being the leading ingredient among the marine oils tracked. The top health positionings of global product launches tracked with...
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...
At FiE 2019 in Paris, Rousselot was highlighting its brand Peptan and the new clinical backing that the range has received. A study found that collagen has a positive impact on bone health, marking a strong stride for the company, especially as the trial used methodology very close to a human trial. Frank Engel, Global Market Development Manager at Peptan, emphasizes how important it is to have...
Vitafoods Europe brings the nutraceutical industry together every year to showcase innovations and connect with business leaders. The three-day event (May 12-14) held in Geneva, Switzerland, will open its doors to visitors in search of high-quality ingredients, raw materials, service and nutraceutical products. This...12 May 2020 - 14 May 2020 Genève, Switzerland
25 Feb 2020 --- This year will see a taxonomic reclassification of the Lactobacillus genus take place, which will mean numerous commercial species currently sold as belonging to the Lactobacillus genus will receive a new name. BioGaia’s... Read More
25 Feb 2020 --- Salt reduction is a crucial public health strategy to lower blood pressure and reduce the risk of strokes and heart disease in the UK and globally. This is according to a new meta-analysis by international researchers from the Wolfson... Read More
25 Feb 2020 --- Herbal supplement producer AlchemLife has released Phytorelief-CC, a plant-based gummy tablet that offers clinically-backed symptom support for common colds, flu and other seasonal ailments. Synthesized from turmeric, pomegranate and... Read More
BNF welcomes PHE guidance on weaning and flags industry’s role in reducing sugar content in children’s foods
24 Feb 2020 --- Public Health England (PHE) has launched updated guidance on weaning – introducing infants to a solid foods diet – as part of its Start4Life campaign. The move has been welcomed by the British Nutrition Foundation (BNF),... Read More
Nutrition Focus : Clean label claims reign across market categories
Food and beverage launches with a clean label claim are on the rise, as a focus on organic and understandable ingredients takes over. Australasia in particular is leading in new clean label product launches, seeing growth of 45 percent.
Analysis Feature Marine oils innovation
The use of marine oils in food & beverage launches increased globally, featuring a +41% year-over-year growth when comparing 2019 and 2018 launches. In 2019, the top category of global product launches tracked with marine oils were Baby & Toddlers (65%), with fish oil being the leading ingredient among the marine oils tracked. The top health positionings of global product launches tracked with...View Analysis