As research continues to mount about prebiotics’ myriad health benefits—and as consumers become more aware of gut health writ large—AIDP is continuing to invest in what it considers to be a very promising space.
The company rolled out several botanical-based concepts centered on these two hot-topic health areas.
This ingredient offers benefits such as low glycemic and insulin response and healthy bowel function.
The probiotic energy tablet the company is exhibiting at SupplySide West contains 2 billion CFU of probiotics per tablet, but the firm says it can also manufacture other probiotic chewables that contain up to 25 billion CFU probiotic/tablet.
The new format is a stick pack containing probiotic powder that melts directly in the mouth—no water needed, the company says.
“The key to continued probiotic growth is to expand the user base—have it go more mainstream,” says Dupont’s Megan DeStefano. “To do this, we need to attract new consumers through new and different benefits beyond immune and digestive health.”
Where do probiotic foods, beverages, and supplements stand today?
Recent stability tests evaluated ProDura’s ability to survive different pH and storage conditions for beverage products.
Boswellia Supplement Reduces Symptoms of IBS in New Study, with Fewer Side Effects than Drug Treatments
Indena says that Casperome’s “full natural bouquet of triterpenoids” may provide quick relief from symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, with fewer side effects compared to standard drug treatments.
The 221-infant study found that the three probiotic strains present in Lallemand’s ProbioKid formula—Lactobacillus helveticus Rosell-52, Bifidobacterium infantis Rosell-33, and Bifidobacterium bifidum Rosell-71—were safe and well-tolerated.