Supplement-filled coffee capsules target busy consumers

 01 Dec 2021

Inlabs is a new company that offers Nespresso-compatible biodegradable capsules filled with nutraceutical ingredients, targeting everything from sleep and stress to immunity. This allows consumers to brew their own functional teas and coffees at home. Medical director Peter Aelbrecht discusses bioavailability challenges, as well as considerations around distributors.

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11 Jul 2024 | Daesang

At Daesang’s headquarters in Seoul, Korea, we sit down with Angie Jang, the company’s marketing manager for the marketing division of the ingredient business unit, to discuss the multifunctional benefits and versatility of its GoldRella and White Chlorella solutions for plant-based food applications. Jang... Read More

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10 Jul 2024 | Samyang

We catch up with Dr. Wookyung Chung, the VP and head of Food R&D at Samyang at the company’s headquarters in Seoul, South Korea. Dr. Chung details the company’s latest innovations, speaks to the trends and consumer demands impacting the industry and offers a glimpse into Samyang’s future focuses.

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27 Jun 2024 | PB Leiner

Traceability and strict safety standards are of growing importance to the Chinese market, which is showing broad interest in collagen ingredients. Henry Ye, general manager for Asia, explains how PB Leiner is demonstrating full traceability for its fish collagen due to a joint venture with the largest... Read More

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27 Jun 2024 | InGood by Olga

InGood by Olga’s upcycled yellow pea ingredient Peakara has been designed for active and senior nutrition formulations. We caught up with Charlotte Bastian, business unit manager, who describes the concentrate as having a complex amino acid profile featuring unsaturated fatty acids and fibers with a chemical... Read More

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25 Jun 2024 | Gelita

The collagen market is booming in China and worldwide, says Laura Niemann, the marketing and innovation manager of the Beauty category at Gelita. She explains that while collagen has traditionally been used in China for years, consumers today seek science-backed data to support claims. She also dives into... Read More

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25 Jun 2024 | Euromed

Andrea Zangara, the head of scientific communication and medical affairs at Euromed, highlights how cutting-edge science, tradition and commitment to sustainability drive innovation at the company. He details new clinical research on Euromed’s cucumber and spinach extracts, which both support healthy aging —... Read More

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24 Jun 2024 | IFF

At this year’s trade show, we spoke to IFF’s Benjamin Milhau, regional marketing lead for the EMEA region and Johanna Maukonen, director of global clinical innovation and translation. Milhau told us about the latest market trends in healthy aging, as younger people increasingly show interest in taking... Read More

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21 Jun 2024 | Novonesis

Novonesis is continuing to grow its probiotics business in China alongside its HMO prebiotics. The expanding “biotics” space is being driven by a desire for more personalized nutrition solutions, says Jakob Dalmose Rasmussen, VP of Human Health Biosolutions at Novonesis. He shares insights into the Chinese... Read More

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20 Jun 2024 | Probi

At the ongoing HNC trade show, co-located with Hi & Fi Asia-China, Probi tells us it has witnessed rapid growth in the Chinese probiotics market, reporting CAGR growth rates double that of global averages. Along with it, the company has seen more competition. Sarah Wang, marketing manager APAC, sheds light... Read More

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19 Jun 2024 | Ingredia Dairy Experts

At this year’s Vitafoods Europe, Agathe Hermant, project manager for the nutrition range at Ingredia Dairy Experts, introduced the company’s latest concept for athletes, Raise UP. This shake features Ingredia’s Prodiet Hydrolysate B 40, a native micellar casein hydrolysate, and includes essential and... Read More

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19 Jun 2024 | Symrise

Nathalie Richer, human health business leader of Taste, Nutrition and Health at Symrise, told us at this year’s trade show that the company focused on three pillars: gut health and immunity, metabolic health and healthy aging. The company developed a natural sports drink alternative, HydraBoost, a coconut... Read More

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18 Jun 2024 | Essentia

At this year's Vitafoods, we spoke to Irene Plats, the global marketing and sustainability director of ingredient solutions company Essentia. Plats highlighted the company’s OmniBroth line of beef broth and OmniCol collagen solution, which aims to offer an alternative to the traditional collagen products on... Read More

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17 Jun 2024 | Gnosis by Lesaffre

Quatrefolic®, the biologically active folate, offers significant health benefits that span across life stages and health conditions, emphasizing its critical role in enhancing modern nutritional practices. Harness the full potential of Quatrefolic® and discover how it can support your health goals and... Read More

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14 Jun 2024 | Kaneka Nutrients Europe

Kaneka Nutrients celebrated 15 years of its flagship ingredient, Kaneka Ubiquinol, at the recent Vitafoods trade show. Filip Van hulle, general manager of Kaneka Nutrients Europe, underlined the ingredient’s achievements in product forms and scientific developments, recently moving into women’s health... Read More

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14 Jun 2024 | Greenvit

Poland-based manufacturer of botanical extracts, Greenvit showcased its visual health product Oculoxin and Rescovin, the company’s latest ingredient launch for immunity. We spoke with Rafal Pietruszynski, CEO, Greenvit at Vitafoods Europe 2024 who explained that there is a growing need for better visual... Read More

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13 Jun 2024 | GC Rieber VivoMega

GC Rieber Vivomega launched a new microalgae-based oil with both EPA and DHA at this year’s trade show. Ståle Søfting, the company’s sales and marketing director, explained the industry need for algal-based omega-3s. He asserted that the company’s vegan oil’s efficacy and associated health benefits are... Read More

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13 Jun 2024 | Monell Chemical Senses Center

Paul Breslin, Ph.D. researcher at Monell Chemical Senses Center and professor of nutritional science at Rutgers University, US, discusses his recent findings concerning if and how the sweet taste receptor TAS1R2-TAS1R3 regulates glucose metabolism. Breslin further details the implications of the teams’ new... Read More

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