Upstream demands for clean label and enhanced transparency raise the bar—and the cost—of outsourcing.
Vol. 20 No. 7
The rising popularity of medicinal mushrooms is opening up new avenues of growth for savvy manufacturers, but these avenues can be fraught with pitfalls and risk for the unprepared.
What research says about green coffee’s ability to support metabolic health
Manufacturers have laid the groundwork to succeed in the fast-growing high-flavanol cocoa category, but there is work still to be done to show consumers that high-flavanol products are more than just desserts.
Emerging research supports probiotics for a range of conditions, from allergies to oral health.
Do calcium supplements really increase cardiovascular risk? Here’s what the latest research says.
Ingredients for better sleep, relaxation, and improved mood are backed by promising science.
“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?
Will brands and formulators have to do better than simply offering higher concentrates in order to keep consumer interested in omega-3s supplements?