Emergen-C Probiotics+, which comprises Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG and Bifidobacterium lactis BB-12 probiotic strains, provides immune support by feeding good bacteria to the gut microbiome, a company representative says.
UAS said that this acquisition will enable the company to provide its global partners with Nebraska Cultures’ well-known DDS-1 Lactobacillus acidophilus and ProDura spore-forming strains, and will further position it as an “industry leader in probiotics.”
Digestive Enzyme Supplements Will See Strong Growth through 2025. Deerland Enzymes Talks about What’s Driving Growth.
Following a recent report predicting 6.9% CAGR for global digestive enzyme supplements through 2025, Nutritional Outlook spoke to enzymes supplier Deerland Enzymes about what’s driving that growth.
A company representative from AIDP told Nutritional Outlook that consumer interest in gut health is growing as the research community begins to unravel the complex connections between gut health and everything from healthy skin to cognitive function.
Research highlights turmeric’s benefits for blood sugar support.
Results from a recently published study show that supplementation with Beneo’s oligofructose chicory root fiber ingredient, Orafti P95, may help to improve bowel regularity in subjects with low dietary fiber intake, as well as help “bridge the fiber gap” in many North Americans’ diets.
Ginger Set to Become the Next Big Digestive-Health Ingredient, Companies Say at Natural Products Expo West 2018
As demand for ginger in the digestive-health category grows, companies like OmniActive and Naturex say that the ingredient could see the same kind of sales growth as fellow trending botanical turmeric.
Most recently, DuPont Nutrition & Health announced it is partnering with the Center of Food and Fermentation Technologies to explore new processes for producing “next generation” probiotics.
The sports drinks market is continuing to diversify, with consumers driving demand for healthier sports drinks products. This demand for healthy drinks—coupled with growing niches that have very specific functional needs—is likely to open up new opportunities for brands that fine-tune their formulations and marketing in response.
Nutritional Outlook interviewed representatives from the International Probiotics Association and the Global Prebiotic Association about whether there is growing collaboration between the probiotic and prebiotic industries.