29 May 2020 --- FrieslandCampina Ingredients is launching Biotis GOS, a galactooligosaccharide prebiotic, along with a health benefits platform, which is also called Biotis. The platform will allow customers to tap into various health benefits sought by consumers, beginning with gut health. Elements such as immunity, sleep and maternal health will follow. Vicky Davies, Global Marketing Director...
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27 May 2020 --- Marine ingredients are emerging as a key sector within the plant-based market, with algae and water lentils both providing essential nutrients to consumers who are increasingly turning away from animal-derived foods. However, the rise of the term “plant-based” – often at the expense of vegan or vegetarian claims – has created some confusion about what...
25 May 2020 --- Among the repercussions of COVID-19, gyms and most sports facilities are off limits until the pandemic is sufficiently under control. This is changing the landscape for sports nutrition, which is still enjoying popularity although the long-term effects of the lockdowns are still unknown. This is according to Joe Katterfield, Health & Performance Nutrition Development Manager...
Usage of hemp-derived cannabidoil (CBD) is soaring due to its touted health effects, reflected by an average annual growth of +165 percent in product launches tracked with CBD (Global, CAGR 2015-2019). The regulatory hurdles faced by the CBD market opens up space for alternatives like palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) and cannabinol (CBN) to rise in interest within NPD.
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New delivery formats are shaking up the nutraceutical industry. Marit van der Heijden of Rousselot details the company’s latest innovations in gummies, which dramatically cut the drying time of these chewables. Meanwhile, Rousselot’s gelatin solution addresses cross-linking issues in soft gels. Van der Heijden also reveals how the company has been adapting to COVID-19 headwinds,...
NewsBite Podcast (May 25-29): “Dairy ingredients tackle sports-related stress, Danone’s Nutricia grants US$1m...
NutritionInsight is back with another NewsBite podcast, where you can catch up on the most important industry-related news and information from the past few days. This week saw the microbiome moving into the spotlight, with prebiotics emerging as a particular focus. In COVID-19 news, research projects continued to advance, including those driven by Danone and Hofseth BioCare.Read more:Dairy...
29 May 2020 --- In nutrition news this week, Givaudan is set to acquire French biotechnology company Alderys, while ESI Nutrition expanded its Ploudaniel’s facility in France, boosting production capacity. The National Advertising Division... Read More
Calls for stricter junk food legislation as link between obesity and COVID-19 complications examined
29 May 2020 --- Mounting evidence is pointing to a connection between obesity in patients and worse COVID-19 outcomes. The UK government is imminently releasing a review of this connection, which comes as Prime Minister Boris Johnson declares... Read More
29 May 2020 --- Vitamin K2 has shown potential for lowering coronary heart disease (CHD) risk, while there is no association between intake of vitamin K1 and CHD. That is according to a recent observational cohort study published in the British... Read More
28 May 2020 --- Precision nutrition is set to be the guiding force in a new strategic plan from The National Institutes of Health (NIH), part of the US Department of Health and Human Services. The plan aims to accelerate nutrition science discoveries... Read More
Nutrition Focus : Sports nutrition dominates heart health NPD
New launches featuring a heart health claim have stabilized in recent years, although the active categories have seen a major shift. Sports Nutrition has leapt from having heart health claims on 3 percent of launches in 2015, to a whopping 19 percent in 2019. This makes it the leading market... More
Analysis Feature Botanicals innovation
The use of botanicals in food & beverage launches, including supplements has increased globally, featuring a +6% year-over-year growth when comparing 2019 and 2018 launches. In 2019, the top category of global product launches tracked with botanicals was Sauces & Seasonings (19%), with garlic being the leading ingredient among the botanicals tracked. The top health positionings of global product...View Analysis