Opportunities in Functional Nutrition
The ongoing trend toward proactively managing health and well-being has been brought into sharper focus by COVID-19. As consumers embrace healthier ways of living, the opportunities for the food and beverage market to support improved nutrition are growing. Lu Ann Williams, Innova Market Insights’ global insights director, presents the developments and opportunities in the realm of functional nutrition.
Join The World of Food Ingredients’ deputy editor Inga de Jong for a presentation of the main themes featured in this snack-focused edition. Healthy, mindful and sustainable snacking trends are prioritized in this edition. The gluten-free claim is powering the movement toward healthy snacking. Regulatory... Read More
COVID-19 has resulted in people re-evaluating their vulnerability to disease and illness as they have increased their levels of health consciousness. Consumers are therefore taking a long-term and proactive approach to health, making wholesale changes to their diets and lifestyles in order to improve their... Read More
Is the science linking intake of live microbes to human health strong enough to see a formal daily recommendation for their consumption in the future? How would that impact the consumer and food industry landscape?
Esports is one of the fastest-growing segments in the nutrition market. With nearly three billion active gamers globally, the time is now for brands to deliver innovative new products to professional esports gamers and fans alike.
Join The World of Food Ingredients’ deputy editor Inga de Jong for a presentation of the main themes featured in this supplements-focused edition. Nootropics and its benefits on mood and overall well-being are one of the key topics along with the upward trajectory of formulating foods with microalgae.... Read More
Consumers and manufacturers are increasingly pursuing a holistic approach for mobility. Joints, bone, and muscle care are all key to maintaining, improving or extending our ability to move freely, comfortably and independently. To this end, collagen peptides have become a "hero ingredient" due to the... Read More
Join The World of Food Ingredients’ editor Missy Green for a quick presentation of the key themes in this edition which focuses on soups and sauces. Key features include NPD growth inspired by Asian-style dishes and the dynamics behind the race to create plant-based chicken alternatives. In addition, global... Read More
There's no health without mental health, that's a fact. Two in three global consumers say that gut health is key to achieving holistic well-being. It’s known that our gut bacteria don't just regulate our normal gut function, but produce nutrients such as serotonin, which plays a huge part in the regulation... Read More
Join The World of Food Ingredients’ editor Missy Green for a quick presentation of the key themes in this savory meals-focused edition. Highlights include COVID-19’s impact on the prepared foods landscape, with restaurant-style and easy-to-assemble offerings taking hold. Meanwhile, the keto diet is inspiring... Read More
The appetite for new plant-based foods shows no sign of slowing down. Consumers are demanding more from meat and dairy alternatives, which has accelerated innovation in this category, creating a diverse market with a variety of formats to choose from. Food-technology is advancing rapidly to catch up with the... Read More
Join The World of Food Ingredients’ editor Missy Green in a 15-minute roundup of themes from this beverage-themed edition. Healthier reformulations of drinks, alongside a rise in ultra-indulgent ice creams, are boosting NPD activity. Meanwhile, environmentally sustainable innovation comes to the fore in a... Read More
What’s driving change in the confectionery category? Find out with highlights from The World of Food Ingredients’ Confectionery for the Senses edition. The journal’s editor, Missy Green, walks through key themes in a 15-minute flip through and Q&A. Topics include sweet NPD, flavor trends, vegan formulation,... Read More
Folate, also known as vitamin B9, is well known for being a mandatory supplement during pregnancy. However, the knowledge of its different forms and benefits may still raise some questions. Gnosis by Lesaffre illustrates the main differences between the two forms of vitamin B9, focusing on the... Read More
Healthy aging today is not about avoiding to be old, but rather about “positive aging” in every generational phase of life. People want to enjoy their life and be their best self, according to BENEO. However, key concerns include maintaining the ability to continue with normal activities, tiredness or lack... Read More
Gastro-AD® is a food supplement based on non-GMO soy fermented by Lactobacillus strain L delbrueckii R-187 (Rosell-187). It has an excellent track record of safe and effective use for management of symptoms of GERD including acid reflux, heartburn, vomiting, and nausea and has been backed by several... Read More
Mounting evidence suggests that the mostly plant-based Mediterranean diet may help cardiovascular, metabolic, digestive and cognitive health, as well as preventing frailty and visible signs of senescence in older people, therefore playing a key role in healthy aging. Euromed developed a line of Mediterranean... Read More
Consumer satisfaction with digestive health is on the decline - dropping from 56% in 2018 to 50% in 2020. At the same time, it’s been placed firmly in the spotlight by consumers as they increasingly recognise the link between good digestive health and good overall health.(1)