The “plant-based” definition is moving forward. With the importance of sustainability, the plant-forward value is more and more crucial. Moreover, this is further indicated by growing interest in the “plant-based” description in place of, or alongside, vegetarian and vegan claims. Aligned with this trend, COSMAX BIO is also building up consequential R&I capabilities and it also includes a sustain value. In hence, with higher interest of plant-based ingredients, our exclusive technology allows you to launch more products with an environmental sustainability than ever before.
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28 Jan 2022 --- Mental well-being is emerging as the number one health trend impacting supplement and F&B choices. This is according to brand-building agency Healthy Marketing Team (HMT), which argues that mental health is... Read More
NUTRITION & HEALTH NEWS
28 Jan 2022 --- California State Assembly has voted in favor of passing a bill banning the sale of dietary supplements for weight loss and over-the-counter (OTC) diet pills to people under the age of 18 without a prescription.
PERSONAL CARE INSIGHTS NEWS
27 Jan 2022 --- Men are looking for reliable skincare ingredients that will enhance their appearance in a noticeable-but-natural way. That’s according to Zev Ziegler, Lycored’s head of global brand and marketing,... Read More
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27 Jan 2022 --- Vitamin D may significantly reduce the chances of developing an autoimmune disease (AD) in older adults, with mixed results for omega 3s from fish oil. The findings are “of clinical importance,” given... Read More
FOOD INGREDIENTS NEWS
27 Jan 2022 --- Kirin Beverage’s newly released plan for this year centers around a rising emphasis on health and wellness among consumers, indicating the brand is shifting away from its traditional beverage lineup. Key... Read More
18 Jan 2022 --- As Brenntag builds up its nutritional portfolio, it has partnered with AAK to distribute Akovita ELIP, egg-derived phospholipids. They are rich in bioavailable choline and DHA, and can be taken as supplements or in dairy products like yogurts, for example. Christoph Conrad explains that Brenntag has also recently completed a restructuring, flagging that there are a host of new launches in the pipeline following this move.
14 Dec 2021 --- Valio is focusing on health and nutrition, unveiling better-for-you solutions like sugar reduction and protein enrichment. Timo Pajari explains how lactose-free Nutri F+ milk powder helps appeal to seniors in markets like Asia, where lactose intolerance is especially widespread. The company has also long maintained a presence in the plant-based market, with Pajari anticipating a growing interest in this area.
02 Dec 2021 --- FrieslandCampina Ingredients recently made waves with its entrance to the plant-based arena. Jouke Veldman, global market development lead, explains how the dairy giant is balancing these two spaces, as well as how it is differentiating itself. For example, taste and texture improvements – as well as powder properties – are helping to create a novel proposition.
16 Nov 2021 --- DSM is looking into human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) for adult dietary supplements, with EMEA marketing manager Emma Couderc-Peyrachon pointing to burgeoning research in this space. Notably, the company is combining HMOs with other ingredients like vitamins and probiotics to allow on-pack health claims.
15 Nov 2021 --- Colors play a key role in tablet coatings, often being associated with different functions, according to Adam Duxbury, product development manager at Univar Solutions. For example, red is synonymous with pain relief, while green is connected with naturality. The company has also developed a titanium dioxide-free solution, which uses the same science as polar bears’ fur to create a solid white effect despite being clear.
04 Nov 2021 --- 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 fruit and vegetables extracts to provide some of the benefits of the popular diet in practical formats.
30 Sep 2021 --- As the plant-based revolution gathers pace and starts conquering the health & sport nutrition segment, we’re beginning to see subtle yet important differences emerge between different consumer segments: from ‘weight managers’ looking for delicious yet nutritious protein; to fitness enthusiasts striving for high performance and easy digestibility (without soy); to consumers with sustainability concerns searching for high-protein foods.In all cases, ready-to-mix protein powders have the potential to meet these needs and now, there’s a new plant-based protein that can help you achieve this while also tasting great without the lumps and grittiness or aftertaste that consumers have come to expect when drinking plant-based protein powder drinks.
21 Sep 2021 --- Consumer demand for plant-based products is driving expansion to more market categories and regions. But how can industry continue to provide innovative solutions to these changes in the market and make it more accessible for consumers in the EU? What are the legislative considerations when bringing plant-based products to market?
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.
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