Allergy-friendly proteins demonstrate market potential
Essentia Protein Solutions is spotlighting ways that consumers can add protein to their diet with allergy-friendly sources. Irene Plats, global marketing director, highlights that beef and chicken-based hydrolyzed protein isolates and collagen peptides contain no known allergens. This can help companies stand out in a saturated market that is increasingly filled with plant-based alternatives.
General health with an emphasis on digestion is set to reach new heights over the coming years as new research emerges, according to Roel van de Put, Lonza Capsules and Health Ingredients’ business development manager. Beauty-from-within, mobility, mood health and immunity will also be major forces shaping... Read More
A new study examines the potential benefits after taking a daily dose of acacia gum. Isabelle Jaouen, R&D director at Alland & Robert, details that the study found decreased intestinal complaints in eight out of ten participants. These health and wellness findings may accelerate acacia gum’s use in... Read More
Julie Lemahieu is the market manager of wellness and immune health at Gnosis by Lesaffre, the makers of LifeinU BSCU1, a stable probiotic for immune support. She explains that while immunity is not a new demand, 2020 saw particularly strong demand. Other themes include naturality as some consumers look for... Read More
The COVID-19 pandemic has heightened the demand for natural solutions to reduce the impact of stress on consumers. Fonterra’s new range of phospholipids is positioned to meet this challenge as a stress-relieving ingredient in upcoming functional F&B, such as snacks. Rachel Marshall, technical engagement... Read More
When making a product healthier, taste and sensory properties cannot take a backseat. Rousselot is crossing functional, nutritional and sensory barriers with its expanded hydrolyzed collagen portfolio. The ProTake range aims to tackle the formulation challenges food and beverage manufacturers face when... Read More
Ready to take vegetarian softgel innovation to the next level? Discover LYCAGEL™, Roquette’s NEW plant-based softgel system that delivers on capsule strength, shelf life, reproducibility, disintegration performance, visual appeal and suitability for nutra and pharma applications – meeting EU/US pharmacopoeia... Read More
Chang Liu, market analyst at Innova Market Insights, discusses “Tailored to Fit,” one of the market researcher’s Top Trends for 2021. Liu explains how personalization comes into play for NPD and how technology is impacting the space. Moreover, she elaborates on how different consumer generations are... Read More
BASF’s global head of marketing, human nutrition, Lay Kwan Goh discusses “the new normal” that the COVID-19 landscape is shaping within the nutrition industry. Digestive health is still trending, she says, as its link to immunity is highlighted. In this space, BASF is promoting its 2’FL as a gut-boosting HMO... Read More
Dr. Michael Crabtree, director of scientific affairs and technology at Bioenergy Life Science, reveals how the company’s D-Ribose ingredient taps into the plant-based and sugar-reduction revolutions in tandem with its negative glycemic index. He also flags how social media influences may be excluding some... Read More
“Transparency Triumphs” leads Innova Market Insights’ newly unveiled Top Ten Trends for 2021. Lu Ann Williams, global insights director, details these themes’ evolution in successful product trends. Another prominent trend is “In Tune With Immune,” with Williams observing how zinc and vitamins C and D are... Read More
Suhail Ishaq, president of Biocell Technology, shares why comparing different collagen types is like “comparing apples to oranges,” and how the company ensures a high-quality ingredient for product manufacturers. Building on a previous interview with NutritionInsight, Ishaq explains how collagen... Read More
Consumer demand is placing a major emphasis on ethical sourcing, with both planetary and human labor concerns stepping into the spotlight. Diana Food is addressing this with the reveal of its Fairtrade and organic Acerola Powder on Acacia Fiber at Vitafoods Virtual Expo 2020.
CreaBev is Glanbia Nutritionals’ creatine monohydrate specially designed for improved beverage performance. Product Technology Manager Dr. Sarah Flynn details how the ingredient taps into the lucrative energy and sports nutrition markets while bypassing the solubility and stability issues traditionally... Read More
Faravelli is currently highlighting its range of specialty rice flours, pulse-based snacks and botanical extracts. Giovanni Nardi, Sales Manager at the company, shares some insights on the burgeoning healthy snacking sector amid COVID-19 and how pulse-based ingredients fit with today’s industry trends.
Our ever-accelerating and globalized world demands a competent working memory, stress-coping behavior and a clear focus for multitasking. To this end, Anklam Extrakt has launched a green oat extract called cognitaven that delivers heightened cognitive performance. Claudia Pühn, Managing Director, explains... Read More
Tapping into the naturality trend amid the recent surging demand for immune support, Naturex, part of Givaudan, recently launched its koji-derived Ultimine Zinc. Timothée Olagne, Global Category Director of Nutritional Ingredients, explains how investing in environmental sustainability has become a core... Read More
ASTAGILE™ microcapsules is a unique product based on a natural, stable microencapsulated astaxanthin with proven neuroprotective efficacy to support healthy aging. The key innovation of the product is that it is an all-natural, nootropic ingredient based on astaxanthin that has been microencapsulated with... Read More