25 Apr 2019 --- Dairy company Ingredia has released a new dairy-based bioactive ingredient that is touted as able to delay the early onset of Type 2 diabetes. Coined Pep2Dia, the ingredient was developed to reduce the higher than normal blood glucose levels of people who are prediabetic. Taken before a meal by individuals who are prediabetic, Pep2Dia can significantly reduce postprandial...
25 Apr 2019 --- Balanced nutrition is essential for children’s healthy growth and development. Although a perfectly balanced diet should theoretically cover all needs, it may prove challenging for an average adult, let alone a child, to achieve it. Targeting the nutritional needs of their children is a priority for parents globally and supplements manufacturers are catering to these...
Boosted cognitive performance, without the crash? Mushroom-infused coffee start-up gains Food-X backing
17 Apr 2019 --- Former professional basketball player Stipe Rezic has in mind a plan to fully assimilate the mind and body-enhancing potential of fungi into everyday routine, with his original brand of mushroom-infused coffee – MushroomCups. NutritionInsight speaks to Rezic on the emergent hype surrounding mushroom-infused coffee and his budding startup’s success.
Functional probiotic products are in demand, as consumers are increasingly becoming aware of the health benefits associated with a balanced gut microbiome. Novel combinations of probiotic ingredients commonly used in dairy products are emerging across market categories such as soft drinks, confectionery, bakery and desserts. Food and beverage launches with probiotic ingredients are on the rise,...
The use of energy ingredients in food & beverage launches has increased globally, featuring a +57% year-over-year growth when comparing 2018 and 2017 launches. In 2018, the top category of global product launches tracked with energy ingredients was soft drinks (48%), with caffeine being the leading ingredient among the ingredients tracked. The top health positionings of global product launches...
There can often be a disconnect between what consumers perceive as healthy in a food or beverage, what science shows is healthy, and what claims can be made. How can you deliver on-trend foods with a strong health halo, while ensuring consumers get the health benefit they expect from a product? Watch the Kerry Health and Nutrition Institute ‘Proactive Health’ webinar, where we share...
A key concept Lonza was exhibiting In-cosmetics Global 2019 in Paris was SYNETH, a series of polyglycerol esters. Each fiber offers a unique and innovative texture and aesthetic for the personal, intimate, body and oral care spaces. Jennifer Clancy notes that Lonza is offering turn-key solutions in personal care and beauty and providing consumers with a fully holistic view of health and...
Millennials present a significant supplementation opportunity, but convenient delivery forms must be considered. While Millennials’ nutritional wishes/demands can sometimes to be the polar opposite to those of the older demographic, their attitudes towards issues such as cognitive health – traditionally associated with the aging – present a huge opportunity. For Jeff Hilton,...
Parents across the globe are highly receptive to food health claims despite regional differences, DSM study reveals
25 Apr 2019 --- Royal DSM has published the results of its latest Global Kids Usage and Attitude Study, which confirms that majority of mothers across the globe prioritize feeding their children nutritious meals, and are highly receptive to health... Read More
25 Apr 2019 --- Dolcas Tenshi Bioceuticals (DTB) is expanding its nutraceutical portfolio with Curcugen, a 100 percent natural, water-dispersible curcumin ingredient. Curcugen’s patent-pending composition base is turmeric oleoresin, rather than... Read More
Sparkling protein water: Arla launches “game-changing” whey protein ingredient for RTD sports beverages
24 Apr 2019 --- Arla Foods Ingredients has released a 100 percent whey protein hydrolysate solution specifically developed for sparkling protein water formulations. The debut comes as the functional beverages space is rapidly growing and major... Read More
24 Apr 2019 --- Canada’s first nationwide cannabis packaging recycling program is being rolled out by recycling experts TerraCycle and cannabis brand Tweed. Last year, Canada became the second country after Uruguay to legalize recreational... Read More
Nutrition Focus : Brain health on top of consumers' minds
Brain health is a growing category for product launches, and within this space, certain botanicals are gaining recognition for their ability to provide a mental boost. Baby & toddlers remains the leading market category for brain health claims.
Analysis Feature Energy ingredients innovation
The use of energy ingredients in food & beverage launches has increased globally, featuring a +57% year-over-year growth when comparing 2018 and 2017 launches. In 2018, the top category of global product launches tracked with energy ingredients was soft drinks (48%), with caffeine being the leading ingredient among the ingredients tracked. The top health positionings of global product launches...View Analysis