Ultimine Zinc launch taps into botanical ingredients and immune health trends
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 priority to the company. He also shares more details on how Naturex aims to expand into the oat-based beta-glucan segment.
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
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
Immunity and gut health are top of mind for many of today’s health-conscious consumers. In light of this, Italian company Faravelli is tapping into the demand for preventive nutrition across all consumer groups. One specific group that is boosting the development of immunity and healthy aging ingredients is... Read More
Beauty-from-within is having a moment with NPD booming in supplements targeting skin and graceful aging. Mibelle Biochemistry’s Head of Food & Health, Torsten Grothe, speaks to NutritionInsight about the company’s flagship ingredients, trending delivery formats and overcoming taste challenges. Moreover, he... Read More
Evolva’s health ingredients segment has seen a considerable increase in growth and demand for its resveratrol products. With over 13,000 published studies examining its effects, resveratrol is known as a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agent. Clare Panchoo, Global Vice President Health... Read More
The microbiome is in the spotlight as consumers seek to understand the inner workings of their bodies. Adam Baker, Director of Human Science and Health Innovation at Chr. Hansen, details how microbiome research has been making strides in recent years, with responsibility falling to industry to ensure that... Read More
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... Read More
Earthlight Whole Food Vitamin D is PLT Health Solutions’ answer to demands for natural, minimally processed supplements. The vitamin has come up in the COVID-19 conversation in recent weeks, with Steve Fink noting that vitamin D is seeing a “great renaissance.” Additionally, the mushroom-derived product taps... Read More
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Despite containment measures, COVID-19 remains a global health threat leading to increased demand for immunity supplements. NutritionInsight speaks with Dr. Jonathan Jones, Product Development Manager and Digital Health Scientific Adviser at Monteloeder, who discusses personalization and the importance of... Read More
FrieslandCampina Ingredients is set to launch a new platform, Biotis, which is centered on gut health alongside other all-encompassing wellness benefits such as immune health, sleep health and maternal health. In line with the platform launch, the company is unveiling Biotis GOS as a leading ingredient... Read More
New delivery formats are shaking up the nutraceutical industry. Marit van der Heijden of Rousselot details the company’s latest innovations in gummies, which dramatically cut the drying time of these chewables. Meanwhile, Rousselot’s gelatin solution addresses cross-linking issues in soft gels. Van der... Read More
The focus on immunity brought upon by the COVID-19 crisis brings consumer awareness of maintaining healthy lifestyles “back to the basics,” according to Nadia El-Zanfaly of Volac, who highlights how dairy protein can play a supportive role in this space. Dr. Elisa Glover, Nutritional Specialist at Volac,... Read More