Symrise’s marketing and consumer insights group found that Millennials and restaurant chefs are driving the fermented food and beverage trend beyond mainstays like picked products and beer.
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From flavors to formats, here are some of the trends driving discussion in the probiotic beverages space.
FrieslandCampina Domo says that its first human milk oligosaccharide (HMO) ingredient, which has now been granted EU Novel Food approval and Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) status in the U.S., will launch by the end of the year.
Health Canada’s letter of no objection means that Deerland Enzymes & Probiotics’ DE111 strain is no longer a Novel Food and can now be sold as a food ingredient without the need for premarket notification.
Polaris will be introducing its new Omegavie DHA 650 Qualitysilver5 highly concentrated omega-3 algal oil, which harnesses the company’s Qualitysilver technology to prevent oxidation and rancidity.
Researchers are digging into the possible prebiotic potential of polyphenols, including those from cranberry.
According to the Robertet Health & Beauty, Holimel is a melon juice concentrate that helps protect the skin against oxidative stress and inflammation caused by environmental factors as well as natural aging processes.
New Zealand is the first country to launch the 100%-stevia-sweetened Coke, which the company says it was able to sweeten with stevia alone and not in combination with other types of sweeteners or sugar.
“It appears…that supply of organic stevia will not catch up with demand for a few more years,” says one industry expert.
Icon Foods’ new KetoseSweet+ ingredients are suited for those controlling blood sugar levels as well as those on low-sugar or ketogenic diets.