Functional gums and fibers are meeting new trends and consumer demands.
December 1, 2020
As consumers seek healthier options and greater convenience in prepared and packaged foods, gums and fibers are receiving new recognition as important ingredients for health and biological functions as well as stability and texture. Fibers and gums often provide added health benefits — including improvements in blood sugar regulation, weight loss, and gut health — while lending texture and structure to foods and beverages.
The inclusion of polydextrose in the newly expanded list of isolated or synthetic non-digestible carbohydrates in the classification of dietary fiber provides formulators with an economical, highly functional ingredient that qualifies for label claims.
Imaglin Technologies Chief Scientist JJ Lin will discuss a non-GMO probiotic for new food formulations
August 2, 2016
Dr. Lin’s presentation is titled, “The Choice of Innovative Plant Based, Non-Spore Forming Probiotics: Pediococcus Acidilactici for Integration into Food.” Dr. Lin will focus on the food ingredient benefits of Imaglin Technologies’ probiotic PA5051R, a non-spore forming, plant-based non-GMO probiotic.
Ganeden partners announce 75+ new probiotic sroduct SKUs in eight Categories for IFT
July 8, 2016
Probiotic foods, beverages, companion animal products and skincare lines continue to be on the rise. In less than three months, Ganeden partners have launched more than 75 probiotic product SKUs across eight categories.
New clean label options for better texture and digestive health
May 23, 2016
BENEO, a manufacturer of functional ingredients, will focus on natural solutions at this year’s 2016 Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Food Expo in Chicago. Visitors to booth #231 will learn more about the company’s most recent clean label texturizing solutions with improved functionality. They will also gain insights on how chicory root fibers inulin and oligofructose promote a healthy digestive system, naturally.
Market data and information about commercially available ingredients that assist developers and formulators with products that target various health benefits
March 17, 2015
Digestive health has long been one of the major drivers of the functional foods market globally, although probiotic products, one of the key areas, have recently come under pressure from regulatory difficulties with regard to claims in some parts of the world, particularly the EU, where the word “probiotic” is no longer allowed.
The makers of Metamucil hired Michael Strahan, co-host of LIVE with Kelly and Michael, FOX NFL Sunday analyst, Good Morning America special co-host, and 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee—as spokesman for a new suite of Meta brand products