In honor of Hemp History Week, Nutritional Outlook spoke with John Roulac, founder and chief visionary officer at plant-based organic foods company Nutiva, about the current regulatory landscape for U.S. industrial hemp farming, and what’s next for the hemp category.
Food & Beverage
Vitamin Supplement Aimed at Helping Consumers Feel Better After They Drink Alcohol Expands into More Stores, Including Beverage and Liquor Stores
The B4 supplement is a non-caffeinated, “pre-drinking” beverage supplement with electrolytes, amino acids, vitamins, and minerals that combats the aftereffects of alcohol consumption, the company says.
New Botanical Extract Blend Extends Shelf Life for Dressings and Sauces, Is a Natural Alternative to Chemical Agents, Kemin Says
The company says that its NaturFort RSGT solution, which is a blend of rosemary, spearmint, and green tea extracts, can help manufacturers replace chemical chelating agents like ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA) in salad dressings and sauces.
Barry Callebaut is expanding its dairy-free chocolate portfolio with new dark and “milk-like” chocolate inclusions and coatings.
Naturex highlighted its new Sweoat range of oat beta-glucans, its Aronox aronia berry extract, and its acerola cherry–derived vitamin C, all of which the company says have applications in the heart-health space.
The gummies’ glyphosate residue–free designation guarantees that they have not been sprayed with and do not contain residues from the herbicide glyphosate.
How to Make Money in Personalized Nutrition: Vitamin Packs Discusses Consumer Trends, Service Solutions
At May’s Vitafoods Europe trade show Subscription Summit in Geneva, Switzerland, representatives from personalized-vitamin brand Vitamin Packs spoke about how companies can leverage growing consumer interest in customized nutrition solutions to form a profitable business model.
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.
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.