2019 saw the conversation around cannabidiol (CBD) reach a fever pitch following the loosening of hemp’s regulatory constraints, with big and small players quickly showing interest in this burgeoning market. Gut health continued to be a primary industry focus, with numerous developments in the fiber and probiotic space. Environmental concerns became increasingly vocalized within the nutrition arena, as eco-conscious consumption patterns such as the controversial EAT-Lancet diet explored new ways to sustainably feed the ballooning population. NutritionInsight takes a closer look at the 20 nutritional stories that made the most noise in 2019.
2021 saw both a continuation of the pandemic-driven trends of 2020, as well as a return to some periods of “normality,” with in-person trade shows making a comeback. This helped drive industry innovation via acquisitions and launches, with key themes including personalization and tightening regulations around ingredient safety. NutritionInsight takes a look back at...View More
Last week, food and beverage industry members gathered at Fi Europe in Frankfurt, Germany (Nov 30-Dec 2). Notable themes included plant-based and non-dairy innovation, sugar reduction ingredients, clean label stabilizers and alternative proteins. The spotlight was also on natural and organic solutions, immunity-boosting and nutritional products, while sustainability played a...View More
Between November 9 and 11, thousands of suppliers and buyers across the full pharma and nutra supply chain gathered in Milan, Italy, for CPhI Worldwide 2021. Naturality was a key theme, with many companies spotlighting how nutraceutical ingredients can add clean label appeal to a range of products.
This year’s in-person iteration of Vitafoods Europe was held in Geneva, Switzerland, between October 5 and 7. Immunity was a key focus, although attention is increasingly shifting toward mood and mental health.