As global sales of sports nutrition products maintain healthy growth rates, one distinct – and unexpected – group of consumers is emerging as the main driver for the market, made up of people who are not necessarily interested in sports.
Nutrition claims such as low-GI that have not made it onto official annex of the 2006 nutrition and health claims regulation (NHCR) register have technically been illegal since January 19 and could be prosecuted, according to a UK-based consultant.
Chief operating officer at Glanbia Nutritionals Dr Raimund Hoenes sat down with Shane Starling at Vitafoods in Geneva and shared insights into some of the challenges the sub-division of the Irish dairy giant has faced since its inception two years ago...
“Outrageous product claims” are damaging the sports nutrition sector but suppliers can do more to ensure they are brought under control, according to leading Irish-based dairy ingredients and whey protein supplier, Glanbia Performance Nutrition.
Meeting the taste challenge for protein-based sports nutrition products, flavour and ingredients firm Synergy has teamed up with protein parent company Carbery to delve deeper into flavour engineering.
The recent food supplements contamination case that led to banning
from competition of a number of Greek weightlifters, would never
have happened in the Netherlands, according to the trade