Upstream demands for clean label and enhanced transparency raise the bar—and the cost—of outsourcing.
The newest research on blood sugar nutraceuticals is aimed at both at-risk and diabetic individuals where they shop: in the functional food aisle.
Scientists are just beginning to scratch the surface of this expansive arena. And while the opportunities seem endless, many challenges still need resolution.
Curcumin’s joint-health benefits appeal across the board.
Emerging research supports probiotics for a range of conditions, from allergies to oral health.
Will brands and formulators have to do better than simply offering higher concentrates in order to keep consumer interested in omega-3s supplements?
Brands are launching more and more oral and topical natural products in the skin health category thanks to the volume of science available to support their efficacy.
Will a New EU Health Claim for Chicory Root and Other Healthy Blood Sugar Ingredients Win New Customers?
Last year, the EU Commission authorized a new Article 13.5 health claim stating that when non-digestible carbohydrates are used as sugar replacers, these ingredients can induce a lower postprandial blood glucose rise compared to food and drinks containing sugar.
Enzyme marketers are making a concerted effort to extend the reach of enzymes with innovative, condition-specific blends targeting everything from sports nutrition to pet health.
Natural ingredients for bone support span time-tested vitamins and minerals, as well as novel ingredients and creative delivery systems.