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.
By Will Chu, Niamh Michail, Hank Schultz, and Cheryl Tay
The interest in cannabidiol (CBD) use in food supplements, foods, and even as an ingredient in cosmetics has gained much momentum in the past five years, but what is the regulatory situation around the world?
Medical nutrition terminology is not consistently defined - with frequent inconsistencies between definitions and regulations relating to specific terms and practices, warn researchers who argue that standardised terminology is needed.
Brand ethics and transparency are crucial for any entrepreneur looking for success in the health food and wellness space, according to industry experts at the recent Probiota conference in Copenhagen (February 13th-15th).
Probiotic food and drink firms may struggle to gain consumer trust thanks to the negative image of the food industry caused by a history of 'aggressive marketing' of unhealthy products, delegates of Probiota Copenhagen heard last week.
Probiotic food and drink companies 'should be more angry' about health claim restraints which act as barriers to consumer health, according to a marketing expert who spoke at Probiota Copenhagen last week.
Celebrity-endorsements on social media could be exacerbating our nationwide rise in diet deficiencies, an expert has said in response to a doctor's call to ban all celeb social media ads for diet products.
Health food and drink and supplement firms must exceed consumers’ expectations in order to retain their trust and stay relevant in an industry quickly becoming 'radically transparent', insights and advice provider EY has warned.
The NutraIngredients Awards is set to celebrate the best of the nutrition and dietary supplements industry as it returns to Geneva for its fifth year alongside Vitafoods Europe 2019 next May. Which of our 12 categories will you be applying for?