MGCPQQ: “Vitamin-like” ingredient for mitochondrial health
Mitsubishi Gas Chemical was exhibiting its new, all-natural, “vitamin-like” ingredient for mitochondrial health – MGCPQQ – at FiE 2019 in Paris. MGCPQQ is created through a proprietary fermentation process utilizing bacteria found in nature, in contrast to many other supplement ingredients that are made through synthetic means. Mitsubishi’s manufacturing process keeps the natural characteristics of PQQ intact, those of which you can find in various vegetables and fruits, explains Shoji Matsukawa, General Manager, Organic Chemicals Sales & Marketing.
Danish-based Reduced showcased its flavor enhancement umami drops based on upcycled production. The company uses local raw materials that usually goes to waste, such as vegetables that don’t need to fit the criteria in terms of size or appearance to be sold. Jørgensen highlighted two products – the... Read More
Kendamil’s line of halal and kosher goat milk-based early-life nutrition products comprises an infant formula, a follow-on milk and a toddler milk. In addition, it is marketed as an A2 milk, a label claim that has been picking up in recent years. Dylan McMahon, director at Kendal Nutricare division, comments... Read More
The company showcased its liquid concentrates, such as multivitamins with 66 organic ingredients and olive oils. Appuhn detailed the nutritional values of the different concentrates and exemplified its pomegranate concentrate, made of whole food ingredients and its high polyphenolic value. Cellavent also... Read More
Ann Armbrecht talks with us about the women that inspire her in the medicinal plant industry. She is the director of the Sustainable Herbs Program, a joint program with the American Botanical Council, aiming to raise industry and consumer awareness about issues of sustainability and ethical practices in... Read More
The company showcased its meal replacement solutions based on quinoa and detailed its protein shakes with added vitamin B5, targeting active consumers looking for energy, vitamins and protein drinks. Moreover, Carro discussed how vitamin B benefits focus levels, making the beverage attractive for... Read More
Bensadon told us about the company’s Dried Miracle Berry product, a novel food ingredient that acts as a taste modifier. Available in a powder or tablet shape, the product aims to reduce sugar intake as it modifies one’s taste receptors to perceive sour as sweet. Looking forward, Baïa Food seeks to develop... Read More
Henry Johnson, the director of Baobab Exports, along with the company’s African plant hunter, Gus Le Breton, discuss the nutrient rich and high-energy African superfruit, baobab. The only fruit in the world to grow in a dry, powdered form on the tree, we speak about the superfruit’s taste, possible... Read More
Throughout this decade, scientists have shown keen interest in the nutritional role of folate for human health, proving it is essential in every stage of life. Backed by years of science and research, Quatrefolic® supports human needs and addresses concerns such as and not limited to – MTHFR polymorphism and... Read More
Healthy aging and beauty-from-within trends are continuing to grow and consumer concern for sustainability is also on the rise. Finding multifunctional and environmentally friendly products seems paramount for many consumers. NutritionInsight speaks with Inger Karin Damm and Brit Astrid Grønning Strømfors... Read More
Consumer demand in the areas of beauty-from-within and healthy aging has been increasing since the COVID-19 pandemic began and the world switched over to Zoom conferences and health concerns increased. We speak with Douglas Jones about how bioactive ingredients like collagen, chondroitin sulfate and... Read More
Eric Ao, general manager for the European division of Angel Yeast tells NutritionInsight about yeast extract and yeast protein innovations including added low-salt umami taste, creating unique mouthfeel, flavor carriers, baking solutions and sustainable vegan proteins.
Kerry outlines some of the driving factors pushing its work and innovation in sustainability. Juan Aguiriano delves into how it helps makes food climate-positive, low-carbon and focused on tackling food waste and solutions that are based on regenerative agriculture.
Klaus Brockhausen, sales director for the business unit food at Dr. Paul Lohman, speaks with NutritionInsight TiO2 replacement solutions along with minerals and minerals salts for supplementation and introduces the company's prototype products featured at FiE 2022.
Matthieu Naudy, international sales manager at Eurial, speaks with NutritionInsight about whey protein isolates, sourcing, health benefits and an upcoming product launch.
At the CPHI trade show in Frankfurt, Germany, Azelis’ marketing director Jatin Sharma presented its across-industries-applicable gummies, which are high in market demand and provide nutrients such as vitamins, irons or minerals. We also discussed the information service providers’ directly compressible... Read More
Leo Koning, community manager at The Protein Community & Food Valley, tells us how they support start-ups to grow in the plant-based field by connecting them with larger companies. He says that start-ups are the “game-changers” as they are more innovative but that established companies are needed to help... Read More
Showcasing nutritional yeast for vegans and health-conscious consumers, the company details the yeast containing vitamins and minerals such as vitamin B12, which is often lacking in vegan diets. Karin Miller, a board member, explains that nutritional yeast is a more fun format than taking pills, and it’s... Read More