The new SiMoGel gelatin ingredient is specifically designed for starchless molds and is aimed at producing functional and traditional gelatin-based gummies.
New Calcium Carbonate Ingredient for Powdered Sports Protein and Vitamin Premixes Debuts at IFT 2018
Calcium carbonates supplier Omya International AG (Oftringer, Switzerland) will launch Omyafood 100-OG, an ingredient especially geared to powdered protein and vitamin premixes.
Innova says that one in three U.S. consumers said, in Innova’s consumer research, that they increased their consumption of plant-based milk or yogurt during the two years ending in December 2017.
The company says that when factoring in both polyphenol properties and price, Concord grape provides the biggest bang for the buck, so to speak.
The companies say Artesa chickpea protein is the first chickpea-based protein concentrate to be available in commercial quantities.
However, nutricosmetics’ share of the overall dietary supplement market is still small.
The Hemp Business Journal estimates that retail sales of hemp food and beverage products, personal care products, supplements, car parts, and more, will grow to $1.9 billion by the year 2022.
At the show, OmniActive highlighted innovative delivery formats for ingredients, including Lutemax 2020, OmniLean, CurcuWin, Gingever, and UltraSol.
Energy drinks continue to outperform the overall soft drinks market in terms of value, with their share of the category rising to 8% in 2017 and their global value reaching about €44 billion, says Innova Market Insights.
Chewpod is a chewable gum supplement that comes in two varieties: Energy on Demand, which the company says provides an energy boost during the day, and Sleep on Demand, which is said to enhance sleep time and quality.