The report, released by ingredients firm Kerry at Natural Products Expo West, sheds insight on what motivates certain customers to purchase clean-label products.
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A look at the diversifying sports nutrition market
Manufacturers are offering innovative solutions for achieving dairy-like taste and texture in dairy-free products.
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.
Ginger Set to Become the Next Big Digestive-Health Ingredient, Companies Say at Natural Products Expo West 2018
As demand for ginger in the digestive-health category grows, companies like OmniActive and Naturex say that the ingredient could see the same kind of sales growth as fellow trending botanical turmeric.
Most recently, DuPont Nutrition & Health announced it is partnering with the Center of Food and Fermentation Technologies to explore new processes for producing “next generation” probiotics.
The sports drinks market is continuing to diversify, with consumers driving demand for healthier sports drinks products. This demand for healthy drinks—coupled with growing niches that have very specific functional needs—is likely to open up new opportunities for brands that fine-tune their formulations and marketing in response.
Nutritional Outlook interviewed representatives from the International Probiotics Association and the Global Prebiotic Association about whether there is growing collaboration between the probiotic and prebiotic industries.
NutraProtein Power Blend is formulated with plant proteins, essential amino acids, and other nutrients, says the company.
Ingredients supplier Sabinsa has named analytic testing firm Eurofins as its global testing partner for both raw materials and ingredients. Eurofins will also adapt some of Sabinsa’s own proprietary testing methods.