Looking back on 2017 and spotting trends for 2018.
Vol. 21 No. 1
Contract manufacturers predict how politics and consumer trends may affect the industry in the year ahead.
Supported by mounting cognitive-health research, magnesium and zinc are the minerals to watch this year.
Impressive 2017 sales for vitamin K2 indicate that bone health superstar is in for another big year.
Plant protein sources—both novel and familiar—are set to win big with consumers this year.
Omega-3s are poised for a comeback, thanks to innovation in the category and new research initiatives.
Curcumin—no longer merely a culinary spice or folk medicine, but an ingredient with a track record of research-backed health benefits—is set for another big year in 2018.
Caffeine's myriad benefits for body and brain make the alkaloid a consumer favorite.
With new delivery formats, increased consumer awareness, and benefits beyond gut health, probiotics' star continues to rise.
Since its commercial debut in 2008, stevia has become an increasingly popular and natural way to sweeten beverages without calories.