There's consumer demand and innovation avenues in abundance when it comes to food and drink for cognitive health but brands must educate on the more novel ingredients if these are to flourish beyond the niche audience, Mintel experts advise.
A report discussing the failure of vitamin supplementation trials to report their results and adhere to the EMA regulations has led to a call for stricter regulations on reporting to ensure public trust.
While the COVID-19 pandemic brought a renewed interest to vitamins and minerals such as vitamin C, D, and zinc for immune health, industry experts believe it has also led to novel combinations of ingredients that could work synergistically.
Oil and water don’t normally work together but now coffee lovers can boost their morning routine with an oil soluble powder containing vitamins and more thanks to an advanced method that’s cracked the code allowing the two elements to mix.
Self-reported health (SRH) is significantly associated with plasma vitamins A and D status, suggesting these fat-soluble vitamins are associated with reduced mortality, according to new cross-sectional data.
implications of these modifiable nutrients...
A new study has found that consistent use of multiple dietary supplements is associated with better health that persists into older age. The association doesn’t prove a causal link, the authors acknowledge, but is good news for healthy aging strategies...
To meet the rising consumer demand for functional products in 2021, Babybel is introducing a new range of functional dairy snacks in the US this month in two varieties, Babybel Plus+ Probiotic and Babybel Plus+ Vitamins.
Use of Vitamin D supplements is growing fast thanks largely to growing media attention during the pandemic but interest in nearly all other single vitamins has dropped, and there's still a lack of new consumers entering the UK supplements market,...
The coronavirus has led consumers to include food supplements as a core shopping item, an industry survey finds, as recognition grows amongst customers in their role in preserving health and wellbeing.
A panel of science researchers has put up a list of key findings on the role of micronutrients in supporting the immune system, which firms can tap on to educate the consumers in light of the coronavirus outbreak.
The rise of nutritionalism – focusing on nutrient content rather than the whole food – has created a ‘nutritional cacophony’ that leaves people confused. Nutritionist Bernard Lavallée explains how manufacturers can create healthy processed foods.
Heart patients who take vitamins and supplements are less likely to take medications as prescribed, and may also be increasing the risk of further complications by interfering with the effectiveness of the drugs they need for recovery, warn researchers.
BASF continues to be the subject of rumours that its supervisory board has approved a takeover bid for fellow German supplier, Cognis, which is owned by Permira PERM.UL and Goldman Sachs Capital Partners.
Falling demand and a negative profile mark today's €466 million UK vitamins and supplements market, but women, the over-65s and own-label developments could inject growth opportunities, finds a Mintel consumer survey.
BASF has announced that the price of its food grade vitamin A is to
go up by 12 per cent due to raw material costs - in particular a
sharp rise in methanol prices that is likely to impact a range of
BASF is introducing a new formulation of compressible vitamin A
suitable for the spectrum of specialist diets, giving its customers
one ingredient to meet the specifications of every market in which
their products are sold.
BASF's fine chemicals division reported a huge rise in operating
profits in second quarter 2006 - no thanks to vitamins. Rather,
credit is given to a swift trade in aroma chemicals and gains from
contract manufacturing and personal...
Malaysian vitamin E supplier Carotech is investing US$40 million in
a new plant, in response to demand for its non-GMO tocotrienol
complex as consumers start to become aware of the different forms
of vitamin E.
The world's number two vitamin maker BASF opened a new production
plant for the chemical citral yesterday, the key building block for
vitamins A and E, as well as the carotenoids beta-carotene and
Supplement manufacturers can expect an end to falling vitamin
prices over the next few years, with growth markets in Asia and
overall higher consumption offsetting the continuing battle with