Dawna Salter-Farfan, PhD, RD, spent over a decade at Amway, providing expert scientific and technical guidance for product formulation, labeling and advertising claims. After 14 years at Amway, Salter-Farfan joined PLT Health Solutions to support the...
Dragon fruit is making the shift from niche to mainstream, says flavors giant Firmenich, which has selected the fruit as its flavor of the year for 2023 after it exhibited “one of the fastest growth rates of any ingredient we’ve tracked in recent years.”
The big opportunities within supplements in 2023 and beyond will be within prediabetes, brain health, fermentates, and bacterial phages, according to predictions from white label supplements firm PharmaLinea.
France's TargEDys has signed an exclusive partnership with Germany’s SymbioPharm to market and distribute SymbioLife Satylia, a food supplement based on TargEDys’ next-generation probiotic Hafnia alvei HA4597.
As gaming continues to integrate into pop culture, all eyes are on esports, including the dietary supplement industry. Microphyt, a French firm that offers specialty ingredients from microalgae, recently introduced GamePhyt.
The Early Bird discount for the 2023 IPA World Congress + Probiota will expire on Friday, 25th November, so book now to ensure your spot at the leading event for the global microbiome modulation community.
Botanical extracts in tea format provide unique market opportunities for medicinal herbal infusions, but there are challenges that must be overcome to ensure proper delivery of therapeutic value, say the herbal experts at Traditional Medicinals.
In this NutraIngredients podcast, Nikki Hancocks speaks to Peter Wennstrom, founder of the HMT (Healthy Marketing Team), about consumer interest in mental health and the marketing techniques to tap into this mindset.
Nestlé scientists are among a team that has detected novel gut bacteria present in the transition from infancy to early childhood. The Swiss company tells FoodNavigator it hopes the discovery will advance innovation that supports childhood development...
After a successful career leading Fortune 500 companies and tech startups to IPO, Joni Hanson Davis founded a femtech company to address the growing infertility crisis with Beli prenatal vitamins for him and her.
Sports beverages are the most popular vehicle for functional ingredients across the globe as an increasingly wide range of consumers look to support their physical and mental health through convenient everyday nutrition.
Emphasising the healthy benefit functions and innovating in a variety of formats is crucial for the success of probiotics, prebiotics and microbiome-related products, more so than promoting specific strains and ingredients, according to an expert panel.
Dilution of the prebiotic message is a concern for the category even as it grows, a trade organization official says. And new methods of constructing prebiotic molecules could further complicate the issue, another expert says.
Growth in the probiotic supplements market has not returned to pre-pandemic levels, and interest in the beneficial microorganisms continues to gather pace, says the executive director of the International Probiotics Association.
Functional beverages are a thriving category – but what exactly are consumers looking for in their drinks? From cannabis beverages to ‘think drinks’, hear from a panel of experts as this free-to-attend webinar explores the potential of the category.
From the phage opportunity to microbiome modulation for athletic performance, the science around HMOs, synbiotic mechanisms of action, and the gut-brain axis, the upcoming IPA World Congress + Probiota is not to be missed.
Just as the UK entered a new trading relationship with the EU, the economy was thrown another curveball with the pandemic. But with a little strategic foresight and a lot of humor, Jennifer Mo is taking the situation in stride.
French-headquartered venture capital firm Seventure Partners plans to unlock a third wave of microbiome innovation funds next year, aiming to invest €300 million in more than 20 cutting-edge companies, its CEO says.
By Robyn Eijlander and Guus Kortman, Scientists and Project Managers at NIZO
As consumers continue to turn towards more natural ways to maintain their health, the market for probiotics and other ingredients that promote a healthy gut microbiome continues to grow. But how can a manufacturer be sure their pre-, pro- or postbiotic...
A new paper reports a small number of cases of liver injury associated with turmeric supplements, but independent experts tell us that any such phenomena appear to be “rare”, and noted that the botanical has a low risk profile.
Personalised nutrition has moved forward so quickly that customers are no longer satisfied with simple online questionnaires and basic product recommendations - they need collaboration between the science, product and tech which can better service long-term...
We know the sports nutrition market is becoming increasingly mainstream and there are ample opportunities for brands to target a wider market but sometimes mass appeal doesn’t mean mass return in the long run.
As part of an effort to expand its ‘beyond-the-beverage’ Gx System product portfolio, Gatorade recently entered the dietary supplement space by unleashing two functional gummy products, an updated app, and a smart bottle that lights up and connects to...
After a couple of record-breaking years, dietary supplement usage is returning to pre-pandemic levels. Data from CRN’s 2022 Consumer Survey on Dietary Supplements shows that 75% of Americans are using dietary supplements, down from 80% in 2021.
Menopause is yet another area of women’s health that has been hugely under-resourced but there are exciting developments in the scientific world and big opportunities for innovation, especially within the spaces of gut health and sleep.
Leading international grocer Iceland is jumping on the sports nutrition trend with an exclusive MyProtein partnership, demonstrating how the grocery retail space offers brands access to huge new markets.