24 Sep 2021 --- The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared a review of Nutricia North America’s new infant nutrition product Fortini. The formula is created to support children living with or at risk of growth deficiencies and those with increased energy requirements or fluid restrictions.
24 Sep 2021 --- Throughout the global COVID-19 pandemic, NutritionInsight is dedicated to bringing its readers all the latest and most relevant industry updates. Visit this regularly-updated news feed for the coronavirus information and insights you need to guide your business through this challenging period.
Immunity boosters: New solutions incorporate bioactive proteins, elderberry, manuka honey and collagen
21 Sep 2021 --- While communities across the globe strive toward full health and economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, food products and nutraceuticals that fortify the body’s natural defenses by incorporating natural yet potent ingredients are in the spotlight.
With an average annual growth of 12 percent (Global, CAGR 2016-2020), the baby and toddler nutrition segment shows a steady rise. More products are being launched with no additives/preservatives and organic claims, along with convenience in packaging and preparation. Meanwhile, vegan claims are exhibiting fast growth.
Inspired by the plant-based Mediterranean diet, Euromed presents an expanding line of evidence-based fruit and vegetable extracts for healthy ageing and wellbeing. Marking the 50th year since its foundation, the firm keeps leading quality and innovation in botanical extracts through vertical integration, traceability and investment in Research and Development.
Plant movement era: Introducing plant-based solutions to meet increasing consumer demand in food and nutrition
Consumer demand for plant-based products is driving expansion to more market categories and regions. But how can industry continue to provide innovative solutions to these changes in the market and make it more accessible for consumers in the EU? What are the legislative considerations when bringing plant-based products to market?
This NewsBite podcast delves into how plant-based diets may lower the risk of prostate cancer and erectile dysfunction. Other research pointed to a lockdown-induced consumer focus on beauty and the role of diet. The World Health Organization is looking into new strategies to combat sugar and calorie reduction, while technology is bound to make waves at the Future Food-Tech summit this month.
In this edition you will learn more about:
- Synthetic vs. Natural Colors, Tea & Coffee during COVID-19, Snacks Bar Trends, Sustainable Proteins, Snacking NPD, Sustainable Botanicals
- Non-Alcoholic Beverages, “Mood” Flavors in Beverages, WUR’s ReThink Protein Challenge, Plant-Based Nutrition
- Ayurvedic Ingredient Regulation, Alt-Protein in China & Asian Markets, GMOs in the EU & US, Clinical Nutrition, Immunity Ingredients, Personalized Sports Nutrition
- View from the Top: Angel Yeast, Xiong Tao, Chairman
24 Sep 2021 --- Atmo Biosciences has raised AU$9.6 million (US$7.0 million) to accelerate product development of its gas-sensing capsule. The device detects clinically important gaseous biomarkers produced by the gut microbiome as it travels through... Read More
Weekly Roundup: BGG World doubles astaxanthin capacity, Paradise Fruits Health develops functional confectionery
24 Sep 2021 --- This week in nutrition news, BGG World (BGG) and Algae Health Sciences (AHS) completed their astaxanthin capacity expansion, resulting in one of the biggest astaxanthin farms globally. Paradise Fruits Health launched a plant-based... Read More
24 Sep 2021 --- Dutch producer Duplaco is scaling up its chlorella capacity with sights set on becoming Europe’s largest algae producer. Increased production comes amid a barrage of supply and quality challenges from Southeast Asia, where much... Read More
24 Sep 2021 --- Germany-based Aenova is expanding its vegan soft capsule portfolio by adding chewable omega 3 variants. They are based on its existing Aenova VegaGels and are filled with docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) fatty acids from... Read More
Nutrition Focus : Supplements embrace botanical ingredients and minerals
Consumers are turning toward botanical and herbal ingredients, as well as various vitamins and minerals to target their bodies, brains and beauty. However, there is a shift away from many physical claims toward cognitive and mental benefits.
Analysis Feature Fiber innovation
The use of fiber in supplements and sports nutrition launches has increased globally, featuring a +4% year-over-year growth when comparing 2020 and 2019 launches. In 2020, the top subcategory of global supplement and sports nutrition launches tracked with fiber was Sports Powders (21%). In 2020, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose (31%), maltodextrin (30%) and xanthan gum (13%) were the leading...View Analysis