Reducing sugar is tricky because sugar generates much of the sweetness and texture in a chocolate product. Plus, using any sweetener other than cane sugar can increase manufacturing costs.
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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.
Applied Food Sciences says that PurTurmeric can be easily incorporated into a wide range of applications, without imparting unwanted textures or sedimentation.
Taiyo’s SunCran Naturelle ingredient, a combination of Fruit d’Or’s Cran Naturelle cranberry juice powder and Taiyo’s Sunfiber soluble guar fiber, was recognized for its ability to reduce gastrointestinal symptoms from functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs) and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
Algae offer benefits such as cost-efficient production and multiple harvests during the year, plus future sustainability benefits that cannot be ignored. Learn about the technical advances being made in commercial algae cultivation, from an expert.
Now Foods’ Natural Food, Personal Care, and Sports Products Receive Third-Party Quality, Purity Certifications
The company says that all of its personal care products are now UL (Underwriters Laboratories) ISO 22716:2007 certified for production and quality control. In addition, its entire line of natural foods is now UL Safe Quality Food (SQF) Level II certified, and its Now Sports products are now certified by Informed Sport/Informed Choice.
The newly approved fibers can be listed as dietary fibers on the Nutrition Facts label and be included when calculating the total amount of fiber per serving declared on the Nutrition Facts label.
Vitafoods Europe 2018 Review: Personalized Nutrition, Functional Foods, Nutricosmetics, and More are Driving Growth in the Nutraceuticals Industry, Organizers Say
Event organizers state that 2018’s Vitafoods Europe trade show attracted more than 20,000 visitors for the first time in event history, which they say reflects the success of the nutraceuticals industry as a whole.
In the study, both a sugar-free amino acid beverage, known commercially as enterade ORS, and a glucose-based beverage (Pedialyte), provided better hydration than Gatorade when compared using a new analysis tool called the beverage hydration index (BHI).
Collagen foods and beverages are expanding the ingredient’s fan base.