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September Launch Pad

By Danielle Masterson

From gut-brain axis to heart health to hydration, there's a new product suited for a variety of lifestyles this fall.

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News in Brief

Roquette launches ready-to-use veggie softgel solution

By Nikki Hancocks

Global plant-based ingredient pioneer Roquette has announced the launch of its ready-to-use, pharmaceutical grade solution for vegetarian softgel capsule formulation, named LYCAGEL Premix.

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Editor's Spotlight: Startup Focus

Top trends driving innovation: Want to join the slumber party?

By Nikki Hancocks

The desire for functional food and supplements has become more specific and more holistic at the same time, leading to a wide range of opportunities for startups tapping into the interest in immunity, mood and sleep.

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Marketing-minded lads shake-up the stagnant prenatal space

By Nikki Hancocks

Two young rugby-loving lads with a shared passion for health have become the unlikely duo behind a prenatal supplements startup which aims to shake up the category with fresh tech and a modern business model.

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New solutions showcased at Vitafoods 2021

By Nikki Hancocks

With Vitafoods only a few weeks away (October 5-7), some of the biggest firms in the health and nutrition industry are preparing to showcase their newest solutions.

How 3D printing is revolutionising health and nutrition innovation

How 3D printing is revolutionising health and nutrition innovation

By Nikki Hancocks

A successful serial entrepreneur who runs a 3D-printed personalised supplements firm will join NutraIngredients' Sports and Active Nutrition Summit in October to discuss the huge opportunity that this new tech brings to the health and nutrition industry.

Arla reveals new concept for creamy, nutty protein bars

News in Brief

Arla reveals new concept for creamy, nutty protein bars

By Nikki Hancocks

Arla Foods Ingredients has launched a new concept to help manufacturers create protein bars that tap into the demand for creamy nut butter fillings without compromising on texture, taste or functionality.

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SiS optimises carb intake with new Beta Fuel range

By Nikki Hancocks

Science in Sport (SiS) has launched a new enhanced Beta Fuel range designed to allow endurance athletes to increase their carb intake through optimised maltodextrin and fructose ratios.

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All-natural new launches and product updates

By Nikki Hancocks

Product launches and updates from this month reveal an 'all-natural' theme, with 'pure' flavours, a beauty-from-within innovation and a new patent approval for an all-natural product.

Immunity on-trend: Selenium and zinc’s time to shine

Editor's Spotlight: Startup Focus

Immunity on-trend: Selenium and zinc’s time to shine

By Nikki Hancocks

Vitamin D is enjoying its well-deserved moment in the spotlight but the next trending ingredients in immune health will be selenium and zinc, according to a supplement entrepreneur.

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What trends will shape flavour innovation in 2021?

By Katy Askew

The seismic events of 2020 have shaped consumer behaviours and expectations. The COVID-19 pandemic has reached every part of our lives – and the flavours we crave are no exception. Here’s our round-up of the flavour trends we can expect to tickle out...

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Editor's Spotlight: Startup Focus

Advice for startups: What you can do during a pandemic

By Nikki Hancocks

This pandemic is causing huge economic uncertainty and that’s scary for any startup but it’s also a once in a lifetime opportunity for health and wellness entrepreneurs to educate and engage with a health-focused and captive online audience.

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Podcast: The challenges and opportunities in personalised nutrition

By Nikki Hancocks

Miguel Toribio-Mateas, director of nutrition and health research at Atlas Biomed, speaks about the importance of personalised nutrition and citizen science to the future of nutrition innovation and advises how to utilise this period of quarantine to educate...

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Editor's Spotlight: Startup Focus

Chefs swap fine dining for fermentation

By Nikki Hancocks

Two gourmet chefs have devoted their eye for detail to a startup sauerkraut and sauces brand aiming to stand out from the rest of the fermented foods market with next level flavour.

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Editor's spotlight: Startup Focus

Entrepreneur's view: The exciting and dangerous world of nutrition innovation

By Nikki Hancocks

After graduating from Cambridge University with a degree in Social and Political Studies, Sasha Watkins didn't expect she’d end up an award-winning dietitian and food tech entrepreneur running three - soon to be four - nutrition focused companies.

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