Gelita’s stand put the spotlight on its Bioactive Collagen Peptides (BCP), which are backed by a new understanding of the role of proteins in sports nutrition. BCP are a composition of different specific peptides optimized for specific physiological benefits. The peptides are derived from a highly controlled production process of collagen, which is determined by hydrolyzation conditions. They are appropriate for a range of applications, including dairy products, functional foods, dietary supplements, coated tablets and beverages.
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.
2020 will no doubt be remembered as the year defined by COVID-19. The pandemic, which picked up steam just as people were settling into the new year, rendered vast swathes of society unrecognizable in a matter of weeks. Within the nutrition industry, it led to a major emphasis on immunity, presenting a major opportunity to the companies able to overcome the supply chain chaos...View More
2019 saw the conversation around cannabidiol (CBD) 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...View More
Now in its 33rd year, Fi Europe & Ni has become one of the key ingredient shows for the industry – welcoming over 27,000 attendees, 1,700 exhibitors and 15,000 ingredients. Key themes at the show this year included a drive for clean label solutions couched within naturality, as well as sugar reduction and nutritional ingredients for healthy aging. The show also...View More