The market for functional foods containing omega-3 is ripe for innovation in Asia and the Middle East, with one start-up claiming it can provide 250mg of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) in 30g of chocolate.
The developers of sciadonic acid—a new to the market anti-inflammatory fatty acid—have pivoted to topical products as they search for partners to more fully develop the substance as a dietary ingredient.
Jujubes are a nutritious superfruit with caramel flavour notes that are "extremely versatile" and ideal for bakery, confectionery and dairy products as well as beverages, says the CEO and founder of Abakus Foods.
The difficulty in getting a probiotic health claim approved and the botanical stand-off may explain why one in three industry professionals find the current EU framework unhelpful and difficult to navigate.
Let's talk about the scoops that come with protein powder—not that the scoop can necessarily make or break a consumer's decision to buy a powder, but a focus group conducted by packaging company TricorBraun reveals what protein powder buyers...