Nootropics market focalizes mental health

 02 Mar 2021

Consumer demand for mood-boosting and cognitive-enhancing supplements is growing during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Isabel Gómez, global marketing manager of Lipofoods, the nutraceutical division of Lubrizol Life Science Health. While the booming nootropics market is yet to hit the mainstream, these current trends are likely to shape the multi-billion dollar future of the industry, she explains.

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23 Feb 2021 | UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization

COVID-19 has exacerbated global malnutrition, according to FAO senior economist David Dawe who explains the role of a multi-systems response. Aside from being part of corporate social responsibility, combating malnutrition is piquing consumer and government interest, and it is in the private sector’s benefit... Read More

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15 Feb 2021 | Valio

Anu Turpeinen, PhD, Nutrition research manager at Valio Ltd. The Finnish dairy Valio has over 70 years of experience in infant nutrition and science-driven innovation. The latest research focuses on harnessing Milk Fat Globule Membrane (MFGM) and natural Oleic-Palmitic-Oleic Fatty Acid Structure (OPO). “Milk... Read More

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09 Feb 2021 | Lallemand Health Solutions

Probiotics are in the center of the Venn diagram of gut, mental and immune health, according to Lallemand Health Solutions’ marketing group manager Morgane Maillard. Children’s immunity trends are shifting, she continues, and combining probiotics with vitamins and natural ingredients are on Lallemand’s R&D... Read More

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02 Feb 2021 | Allmicroalgae

Allmicroalgae has embarked on Algavalor, a project that will explore the development and release of several products in food, feed, cosmetic and biofertilizer markets. Joana Laranjeira da Silva, plant manager at Allmicroalgae, explains the inspiration behind this project and how it will impact the company’s... Read More

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01 Feb 2021 | Bioiberica

Uncover a new generation of collagen with Bioiberica’s b-2Cool®. Discover its unique mechanism of action, low dosage and scientifically backed results. Native type II collagen – supporting the future of joint health.  Learn more about the benefits of b-2Cool® today. 

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26 Jan 2021 | Kyowa Hakko Bio

In light of the increasing global demand for HMOs, Kyowa Hakko Bio is eyeing opportunities within the Chinese and Thai markets, despite a hazy regulatory environment. Moreover, the company is investing in a new Thai facility to expand its production capacity. Kentaro Yanashima, Research & Business... Read More

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22 Dec 2020 | Lonza Capsules & Health Ingredients

General health with an emphasis on digestion is set to reach new heights over the coming years as new research emerges, according to Roel van de Put, Lonza Capsules and Health Ingredients’ business development manager. Beauty-from-within, mobility, mood health and immunity will also be major forces shaping... Read More

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15 Dec 2020 | Alland & Robert

A new study examines the potential benefits after taking a daily dose of acacia gum. Isabelle Jaouen, R&D director at Alland & Robert, details that the study found decreased intestinal complaints in eight out of ten participants. These health and wellness findings may accelerate acacia gum’s use in... Read More

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08 Dec 2020 | Gnosis by Lesaffre

Julie Lemahieu is the market manager of wellness and immune health at Gnosis by Lesaffre, the makers of LifeinU BSCU1, a stable probiotic for immune support. She explains that while immunity is not a new demand, 2020 saw particularly strong demand. Other themes include naturality as some consumers look for... Read More

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01 Dec 2020 | Fonterra

The COVID-19 pandemic has heightened the demand for natural solutions to reduce the impact of stress on consumers. Fonterra’s new range of phospholipids is positioned to meet this challenge as a stress-relieving ingredient in upcoming functional F&B, such as snacks. Rachel Marshall, technical engagement... Read More

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23 Nov 2020 | Rousselot

When making a product healthier, taste and sensory properties cannot take a backseat. Rousselot is crossing functional, nutritional and sensory barriers with its expanded hydrolyzed collagen portfolio. The ProTake range aims to tackle the formulation challenges food and beverage manufacturers face when... Read More

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23 Nov 2020 | Roquette

Ready to take vegetarian softgel innovation to the next level? Discover LYCAGEL™, Roquette’s NEW plant-based softgel system that delivers on capsule strength, shelf life, reproducibility, disintegration performance, visual appeal and suitability for nutra and pharma applications – meeting EU/US pharmacopoeia... Read More

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19 Nov 2020 | Innova Market Insights

Chang Liu, market analyst at Innova Market Insights, discusses “Tailored to Fit,” one of the market researcher’s Top Trends for 2021. Liu explains how personalization comes into play for NPD and how technology is impacting the space. Moreover, she elaborates on how different consumer generations are... Read More

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17 Nov 2020 | BASF

BASF’s global head of marketing, human nutrition, Lay Kwan Goh discusses “the new normal” that the COVID-19 landscape is shaping within the nutrition industry. Digestive health is still trending, she says, as its link to immunity is highlighted. In this space, BASF is promoting its 2’FL as a gut-boosting HMO... Read More

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09 Nov 2020 | Bioenergy Life Science

Dr. Michael Crabtree, director of scientific affairs and technology at Bioenergy Life Science, reveals how the company’s D-Ribose ingredient taps into the plant-based and sugar-reduction revolutions in tandem with its negative glycemic index. He also flags how social media influences may be excluding some... Read More

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29 Oct 2020 | Innova Market Insights

“Transparency Triumphs” leads Innova Market Insights’ newly unveiled Top Ten Trends for 2021. Lu Ann Williams, global insights director, details these themes’ evolution in successful product trends. Another prominent trend is “In Tune With Immune,” with Williams observing how zinc and vitamins C and D are... Read More

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23 Oct 2020 | Essentia Protein Solutions

Essentia Protein Solutions is spotlighting ways that consumers can add protein to their diet with allergy-friendly sources. Irene Plats, global marketing director, highlights that beef and chicken-based hydrolyzed protein isolates and collagen peptides contain no known allergens. This can help companies... Read More