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 the 20 nutritional stories that made the biggest waves throughout the year.
In 2022, the nutrition industry saw partnerships form, companies merge and advancements in several nutritional and nutraceutical spaces, while technology emerged as a major driver of innovation. At the same time, it faced turbulent times as companies across the world dealt with supply chain interruptions as well as an energy crisis brought on by the war in Ukraine. We look at...View More
The health of the planet combined with personal health were key drivers of innovation showcased during Fi Europe and Hi Europe 2022 in Paris (Dec 6 - 8). Nutrition and well-being were highlighted, while alternative proteins and plant-based innovation were booming. Sustainability, local sourcing and innovating cost-effective solutions were also underscored as trends within...View More
Industry members shone a light on their latest introductions of clean label goods, including indulgent gluten-free desserts, vegan cheeses and novel food supplement formats at the Free From Functional Foods Expo in Amsterdam, the Netherlands (November 22 to 23, 2022). NPD has proliferated in the “free-from” space, driven by consumers’ appetite for shorter...View More
Industry has gathered at the 25th anniversary of the SupplySide West trade show, which spotlighted how the health and nutrition industry has evolved over the last quarter of a century. There was a whole host of product launches and a sharpened focus on alternative proteins, the plant-based space, sports nutrition, botanicals, snackable creations and new flavors.