Cereal grasses are more popular with consumers than ever. Here are five market trends to keep your eye on, including new product formats, flavors, and more.
Food & Beverage
Algae’s flexibility as a functional-food and -beverage ingredient, a food additive, and a supplement ingredient makes it remarkably versatile.
Collagen Product Trends. Which Types of Supplements, Foods, and Cosmetics Are Driving Growth in the U.S. Market?
A variety of innovative new collagen products are entering the American market, making it one of the fastest-growing collagen product markets in the world.
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.
Pure or highly concentrated caffeine powders and liquids are dangerous to consumers when sold in bulk packaging, the agency says.
Inno-Bev says that its non-caffeinated WakeUp formula, which comes in both liquid supplement and ready-to-drink beverage formats, is formulated to counteract the “post-lunch dip” in energy and alertness, but can provide an energy boost in the morning or evening, as well.
Infant Formulas in Europe Approved to Include a Human Milk Oligosaccharide Ingredient that Helps Close Gap between Human Breast Milk and Formula
Two suppliers, DuPont and Inbiose, worked together to refine the technique for synthesizing human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs), and specifically the HMO 2’-fucosyllactose (2’-FL), so that these ingredients can be cost-efficient enough for commercialization.
Manufacturers are formulating high-protein plant-based bars to deliver on taste, texture, and freshness.
Cargill conducted new global field research in which half of the U.S. consumers surveyed said they consume both dairy and dairy-alternative products.
A New, Highly Concentrated Pea Protein Isolate Lets Formulators Make “Excellent Source of Protein” Claims, Debuts at Natural Products Expo West
Ingredion introduced Vitessence Pulse 1803 pea protein isolate, which the company says contains at least 80% protein, at the Natural Products Expo West trade show.