Chia powder is a cost-effective, clean-labelway to help Americans solve the dietary fiber gap
September 18, 2020
Five years after the FDA and USDA identified Americans’ significant fiber gap as one of our country’s primary health issues, it appears we’re no closer to solving the problem. The average American consumes just 12g of fiber, less than half of the recommended 30-32g daily amount.
Brenntag Food & Nutrition and Vitalus Nutrition sign North America distribution deal
August 28, 2020
The Brenntag Food & Nutrition business unit in North America, part of the Brenntag Group, signs a new agreement with Vitalus Nutrition Inc. for the distribution of VITAGOS™ in the United States and Canada.
CP Kelco wins innovation award for NUTRAVA Citrus Fiber
August 19, 2020
CP Kelco, a global leader of nature-based ingredient solutions, is proud to announce that its newest innovation, NUTRAVA™ Citrus Fiber, won the 2020 Ringier Technology Innovation Award for Creative Plant-Based Product (Food & Beverage Ingredients category).
Coffee and tea company introduces two new wellness lines
July 22, 2020
Teeccino herbal coffees and teas contain high quality, non-GMO, organic ingredients and prebiotics, without any artificial flavors, preservatives, chemicals or stimulants. The product aims to meet the needs of those who want rich, bold flavor without the effects of caffeine and acidity.
Chobani launches portfolio of nutritional foods and drinks, including probiotic drinks and lactose-free greek yogurts
July 22, 2020
Chobani announced several new food and drink innovations that harness the power of good food with nutritional value. Innovations debuting at grocery and retail stores nationwide include Chobani Probiotic, refreshing and fruity plant-based beverages, and Chobani Complete, lactose-free Greek Yogurt food and drinks filled with protein and amino acids.
MegaKids Microbiome & XFactor Kids were developed for growing bodies and minds
July 15, 2020
Kids are notorious for being picky eaters. Colorful vegetables aren't something kids typically ask for. This extension of Plexus’ XFactor Kids is dedicated to providing parents with an easy way to help supplement nutrient gaps and support growing, healthy kids.
Comet Bio announces positive clinical trial results for its prebiotic Arrabina™
May 20, 2020
Comet Bio announced successful completion of its randomized, placebo-controlled, crossover clinical trial evaluating the gastrointestinal (GI) tolerability and prebiotic effects of its Arabinoxylan Plant Fiber Extract, Arrabina™. Results reveal that consumers can take up to 12g per day of ArrabinaTM with no negative gut or bowel reaction. The study also found that Arrabina™ promotes the growth of bifidobacteria, confirming its prebiotic function.
Consumer insights confirm that BENEO’s Palatinose meets consumer demands for an alternative carbohydrate
May 20, 2020
US consumers recognize that not all carbohydrates are alike. In a recent survey conducted on behalf of BENEO, it was shown that consumers differ in their perspectives between various kinds of carbohydrates and are aware of alternative sugars. In fact, half of US consumers believe carbohydrates that are more slowly released are better for health.