Protein

Demand for pills & powders is driving expansion at SternMaid. ©iStock

SternMaid builds second plant as outsourcing booms

By Lynda Searby

German contract manufacturer SternMaid is expanding again, citing growth in the European outsourcing market as a driver for investing in a second production plant for powdered foods and food supplements.

'We started out saying we wanted to be the Red Bull of the freezer cabinet. Now we want to go beyond that,' says protein ice cream start-up.

Protein ice cream: The Red Bull of the freezer aisle?

By Lynda Searby

Rising protein ice cream brand WheyHey isn’t stopping at being the 'Red Bull of the freezer aisle'; it wants to provide an alternative to the 'rubbish' food companies are serving up in every category, co-founder Damien Kennedy tells...

Ascendis Health CEO says Scitec acquisition will unlock European and US sports nutrition markets.

Ascendis eyes August completion of €170m Scitec deal

By Eliot Beer

South African firm Ascendis Health is aiming to complete its acquisition of sports nutrition company Scitec International by the end of August, with CEO Karsten Wellner expecting strong growth even in saturated markets.

'Whilst dietary recommendations have shifted towards prescribing diets higher in protein for diabetes management, the impact on diabetes prevention remains controversial.' ©iStock

Healthy eating linked with reduced diabetes levels

By Sophie Bruno

Fresh research from years 1-4 of the UK National Diet and Nutrition Survey (NDNS) rolling programme has investigated the association between anti-inflammatory and antioxidant dietary patterns in reducing the onset of diabetes and looked at carb-protein...

Natural is key for high earners - and they are willing to pay the price for it, finds Mintel report of sports nutrition. © iStock.com / Nikola1988

Sports nutrition insights

How to target active high earners

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

Mintel research has found that high earners are key consumers of sports nutrition products in the UK, so how can manufacturers better cater to these cash-carrying competitors? 

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