The winner of the 2019 NutraIngredients-Asia award for Ingredient of the Year for Healthy Ageing, Pharmactive Biotech Products, has highlighted South East Asia as one of its biggest growth opportunities.
A startup founder who wants to banish the masculine and feminine stereotypes in protein marketing says sports nutrition products should be made more accessible by removing gender-focused health claims.
The unethical and often illegal acts of small parts of the industry is putting huge pressure on the rest of the industry to 'get its act together' and improve on issues of supply chain transparency and regulatory compliance, say experts.
A recent paper by the USP Expert Panel on probiotics has attracted some good attention, and that will hopefully translate into more stakeholders looking to get third-part quality certifications for their products, says USP’s Dr Kit Goldman.
Working with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, DuPont is providing a “unique” probiotic strain to help treat sepsis in infants in Bangladesh, but the strain may also have commercial applications closer to home.
Despite seniors showing a strong interest in functional food and supplements, the number of products launched with senior claims in Europe does not reflect the population which means brands are missing out on a huge market, says Mintel.
To accomplish its goal of reducing micronutrient deficiencies around the world, the 13-year-old Micronutrient Forum recently went through a revamp. We caught up with its first ever executive director, Dr Saskia Osendarp, at the Nutrition 2019 meeting...
Dutch company Gabanna is creating a new market for Ugandan 'matooke' green bananas using the starchy, low-sugar flour in new product applications from pasta, cereal, and snacks to a standalone ingredient for food manufacturers.
Supplementation with a hemp-derived, CBD-rich extract for six weeks led to significant improvements in sleep and reductions in appetite, according to results of a randomized clinical trial in healthy adults.
China's food and nutrition regulations have been closely watched by brands, suppliers and consumers alike, with infant formula and e-commerce being particularly important issues for both domestic and overseas players.
In an ever segmented and digitalised world, the way brands and suppliers talk to consumers is changing to become more transparent. In this video diary, experts tell NutraIngredients how co-branding and the use of 'honest storytelling' are becoming...
Last month the great and good of the global nutrition and wellness industry came together in Geneva for the annual Vitafoods Europe conference and expo. Here, NutraIngredients provides the rundown of the the top sessions and trends people spotted at the...
Beauty from within is a small but fast growing niche that also could serve to boost the skin microbiome trend. Cosmetics Design spoke to Stephen Daniells, editor-in-chief of NutraIngredients USA to find out more.
Collagen - revered for its links to bone and joint health appears to be comfortably transitioning to a feature ingredient in the sports nutrition sector, where its benefits to muscle health and body toning are now recognised.
With a growing focus on the microbiome, and huge industry buzz about the potential for a new wave of personalised nutrition solutions, the NutraIngredients team asked experts at our recent Probiota conference how they think microbiome science and business...
Polyphenol-rich fruits like blueberries, raspberries, and cranberries only grow in certain parts of the world and are available fresh only for a certain period of time. By freeze-drying and extracting some of its phytonutrients, product developers can...
Early studies on animals have linked consumption of polyphenol-rich berries to improvements in some cognitive markers. This has warranted studies on humans, and results are shedding more light on how berries may benefit our brain health.
With a growing focus on probiotics, prebiotics and the microbiome, the NutraIngredients team asked experts at our recent Probiota conference what they think the biggest future challenges to the industry will be.
With a growing interest in the use of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to overcome challenges in bag data an personalisation, the NutraIngredients team asked experts at our recent Probiota conference how they believe the technologies...
With just weeks to go before the best and brightest of the industry come together in Geneva, the NutraIngredients team caught up with the man leading the team behind the show, to find out more about new additions for this year, and what the future has...
With ever-blurring lines between the food and pharmaceutical space, the NutraIngredients team asked experts at our recent Probiota conference how they believe the microbiome space will develop in the future.
Scientific and technology advances, coupled with the increased consumer interest, means that there is a need to update and harmonize the recommendations for protein intakes around the globe, says the head of the International Protein Board.
The rise of new encapsulation and delivery technologies, coupled with growing consumer demand to see traditional ingredients 'back in food, not supplements' is driving a rise in the use of botanical ingredients in functional foods, say experts.
A combination of regulatory hurdles and growing consumer demand for more effective products means companies are looking for new ways to innovate with encapsulation technologies and delivery systems, say experts speaking to NutraIngredients.
‘Omic’ technologies such as microbiome and metagenome analysis are defining the molecular basis of many pathologies, according to an expert, who outlines the challenges that lie ahead for the industry.
Data—not gravity—makes the world go round. In the sports nutrition realm, retailer bodybuilding.com says it is using the reams of data it gets from customers to build a better personalized nutrition platform.
With Brexit looming ever closer, our latest video diary takes a look at how experts at our European Sports Nutrition Congress think the process might go - and where the category, and wider industry, may end up in a post-Brexit world.