17 Sep 2021 --- US-based cannabis health and wellness company Open Book Extracts (OBX) is expanding its partnership with medical research company Radicle to launch what it says will be the world’s first alliance to scientifically validate cannabidiol (CBD) products.
06 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.
15 Sep 2021 --- While sports nutrition maintains its hold in the nutrition realm, industry experts are adamant that opportunities have not diminished. NutritionInsight speaks to companies about the diverse demands across sports domains, which overlap with prevalent health concerns and ethical positionings.
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.
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a lot of questions around how the immune system works and how to support it with nutrition. While vaccines work by driving the immune response against the pathogen, a lot of its prevention strategy also depends on natural immunity, according to Biosearch Life. The efficiency of the immune system also determines how fast or effectively a vaccine works....
NewsBite Podcast (Sep 6-10): “Akkermansia for weight management: EFSA approves A-Mansia Biotech’s next-gen...
Bacteria and probiotics were in the limelight this week, with EFSA approving the first next-generation bacterium. Meanwhile, AB-Biotics’ probiotic blend was found to be effective for colicky infants, and Kirin harnessed its probiotic strain in functional foods to entice hesitant Japanese consumers.
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
17 Sep 2021 --- Vitafoods Europe 2021 will be the first in-person trade show for many companies since the COVID-19 pandemic brought much of the world to an 18-month halt. This year’s event will embrace a hybrid approach, taking place both... Read More
Weekly Roundup: Abitec and Larodan refresh brand identity, FDA advances digital transformation with new office
17 Sep 2021 --- This week in nutrition news, Abitec and Larodan launched a brand makeover in light of their partnership. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) prioritized effective and efficient use of data by reorganizing the... Read More
17 Sep 2021 --- A team of researchers from Kaunas University of Technology (KTU), Lithuania, and the University of Helsinki in Finland have proposed “an extremely nutritious meat analog” using fermented okara (soy press cake). The... Read More
17 Sep 2021 --- Monteloeder is leading the R&D project Naturelief, a collaboration between private and public entities, to develop botanical-based ingredients to help manage chronic pain. The development of new functional, plant-based... 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