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NUTRITION & HEALTH NEWS
11 Jan 2023 --- Changing the recipes of Australian packaged foods to reduce sodium could save 1,770 lives per year in the country and prevent nearly 7,000 annual diagnosis of heart disease, kidney... Read More
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02 Jan 2023 --- The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) is urging the UK government to finally implement mandatory guidelines on the amount of sugar and salt that baby food can... Read More
FOOD INGREDIENTS NEWS
02 Jan 2023 --- A decade after the first Veganuary in 2014, businesses are building into the one-month vegan trend with special holiday NPDs. Last year’s campaign attracted 1,560 new... Read More
26 Nov 2021 --- Creating film coatings free from titanium dioxide (TiO2) in light of the EU ban can present a host of difficulties, including the loss of opacity and strength. Tony McGorisk, European commercial director of Kerry’s pharma business, explains how the company mixes alternative excipients and uses concepts from the food industry to overcome these challenges.
19 Jun 2020 --- Before the pandemic, immunity was already a mainstay of the nutrition space. It is now seeing a surge in demand as consumers turn to supplementation to build up resilience from infection. Laura Collins details the latest proprietary data from Wellmune, a Kerry brand, which examines this shift in consumer awareness and trending usage of healthy lifestyle ingredients in fortified beverages, foods and supplements.
14 May 2019 --- Functional foods innovators must look beyond the complexities of achieving health claims by communicating directly to early adopters. Furthermore, platforms such as personalized nutrition will accelerate and solutions to reduce stress and enhance sleep quality hold vast potential for growth. This is according to Albert McQuaid, Global Chief Technology Officer at Kerry Taste & Nutrition.
01 Apr 2019 --- Personalized nutrition is a broad term, which could encompass considering from on one side personalizing to someone’s gender, age or health condition, or you could go right to the other end of the spectrum where you can personalize based on genetics or gut microbiome. For Aoife Marie Murphy of Kerry, it is open to the consumer and what they really feel like. "We know that millennials are very interested in technology and are very interested in these customized solutions and want to have products that are unique to them. They want to have products that are targeted to themselves, so this area of personalized nutrition does feed into this need for inherently healthy products," she notes.
21 Nov 2022 --- From athletes to fitness enthusiasts to everyday individuals, focus on staying active longer is increasingly important, and joint health is a priority for both young and older adults. In fact, more than a third of Gen Z and Millennial consumers, along with nearly 70% of Gen X and older people say it’s a top reason for purchasing healthy lifestyle products. While traditional joint health solutions remain strong, there is a growing interest in Ayurvedic plant-based joint health solutions. Critical to meeting this need is selecting an Ayurvedic ingredient with clinically-supported benefits for joint health and comfort at every life stage.Get more insight on this growing consumer base with our latest infographic, Consumer Focus: Active at Every Age with Ayurvedics. TECHNICAL PAPER FROM KERRY.
31 Oct 2022 --- Proactive adults of all ages see the value of cognitive support, whether for themselves or for more vulnerable family members such as aging parents. 60% of consumers across age groups are aware of ashwagandha, making it one of the best known ingredients for cognitive support. Learn more here.TECHNICAL PAPER FROM KERRY.
12 Sep 2022 --- Supporting heart function is a top priority for consumers of all ages as they focus on maintaining their health. In fact, improving heart health was the number one benefit of functional foods, beverages, and supplements cited as desirable among Gen X and older adults. Learn more with our latest infographic.TECHNICAL PAPER FROM KERRY.
12 Sep 2022 --- September is the month dedicated to healthy aging, Shaklee and Kerry provided insights and ingredient information on healthy joints, skin and energy levels. Research this week showed seaweed extract may have positive effects on skin and healthy aging, and a potential link was found between fasting and epilepsy according to researchers at Boston Children’s Hospital.
04 Oct 2021 --- This week’s NewsBite podcast explores AAK bringing Progress Biotech’s algae-based DHA to the infant formula market. Meanwhile, a Kerry study found that Wellmune’s immunity benefits are not transferable, and Abbott announced a US$45 million annual investment into its new center for malnutrition solutions.
28 Jun 2021 --- This week’s NewsBite podcast explores the latest innovations in alternative proteins, as showcased at Future Food-Tech. Kerry revealed that the lines between supplements and functional F&B are blurring amid a pandemic-spurred rising interest in immunity. Meanwhile, Limagrain Ingredients launched a fiber-rich wheat flour to “help fill the fiber gap.”
06 Dec 2022 --- How can we transform our industry to ensure that we can produce enough food for current and future generations with our available resources? On our current pathway, we would need the resources of 3 – 4 planets to accommodate the growing global population by 2050. Over 30% of total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are attributable to the food system, and food waste is one of the greatest sources of inefficiency in this food system. Food waste can be upcycled, reduced, or even eliminated entirely, but where in the supply chain do we start and how do we take action?In this webinar, we will answer:Why is food waste such a critical issue to solve?Where in the supply chain we should begin, and what are the first steps to prioritize?How do we successfully upcycle or reduce a waste stream to create value? Learnings from an in-depth case study.
04 May 2022 --- 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 pace of the market, providing novel solutions to taste, texture and nutrition. With 10 billion people to feed sustainably by 2050, the plant-based journey is only beginning.
01 Dec 2020 --- Food waste is a major issue and is caused by elements including distribution limitations, food safety and quality issues, along with misconceptions over when food is spoiled. In this Kerry Health and Nutrition webinar, experts explore how industry can better address wastage while maintaining the high quality that consumers demand.
08 Sep 2020 --- Plant-based proteins are often perceived as being a healthier and more environmentally-friendly option and can play a key role in reducing the environmental footprint of food production systems. However, this should not overshadow that the over-reliance on a limited number of crops can cause issues such as water scarcity, deforestation and biodiversity loss in some parts of the world.