This section presents health news, new ingredients, research and new products as classified by functional ingredient type. These ingredients include antioxidants; bioactives; botanicals; dietary fiber & prebiotics; fruits, nuts & vegetables; grains & seeds; minerals, nutritional lipids, fats & oils; probiotics; proteins, collagen, amino acids & peptides; and vitamins & vitamin-like products.
Nexira’s new POW(D)ER From Mother Nature adds natural appeal to functional foods and beverages
October 24, 2022
In the expanding nutrition market, perception is key. Consumers want to discover new products that contain appealing clean ingredients with powerful benefits known to fuel vitality, health, and well-being.
The move will increase the company's production capacity for grass-fed bovine collagen
October 20, 2022
Headquartered in Brazil with five facilities in South America and one in the United States, Gelnex has the capacity to produce 46,000 metric tons of collagen products annually, which it exports to more than 60 countries around the world, and employs about 1,200 employees.
The company is a manufacturer of branded and private label nutritional bars and functional powder solutions
September 28, 2022
Nellson Nutraceutical LLC (Nellson), is hosting a series of festivities beginning this week to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the company. Founded in 1962 in Los Angeles under the name of Nellson Candies, the company is proud of its six-decade heritage.
In-vitro studies show absorption advantage of Innophos’ Chelamax zinc bisglycinate
May 17, 2022
Innophos, a leading international producer of nutritional specialty ingredients and custom formulated solutions, today announced the release of its latest whitepaper that builds upon the foundational work of their previous papers. The new whitepaper presents data from in-vitro digestion studies that show the absorption advantage of Chelamax® zinc bisglycinate.
Symrise introduces aronia extract and aronia juice powder
May 11, 2022
The company has filed a patent application for the aronia extract, which has a unique polyphenols profile in addition to strong multiple cellular antioxidant effects. This range expands the diana food™ portfolio of health actives, which forms a part of the Taste, Nutrition & Health segment.
The company is dedicated to improving cognitive health through mushroom innovation
April 13, 2022
Developed by industry-leading doctors and scientists, First Person optimizes neurochemistry by stimulating the production of specific neurotransmitters in the brain tied to three main functions: focus, mood, and sleep.
The Layn Botanical Ingredient Library is an extensive online resource full of valuable information on a growing library of botanical extract ingredients and functions
April 12, 2022
Layn Natural Ingredients, one of the world’s largest innovators and manufacturers of natural botanical extract ingredients and solutions serving the biggest brands in food, beverage, flavor, nutraceutical, personal care, animals and pets, launched a free online botanical library and search tool to enable businesses to explore and learn about key botanical extract ingredients and solutions and easily map them to targeted applications and desired functions.
Formulated with a full 300mg dose of ashwagandha, Atlas Bar® supports both physical and mental wellness
April 6, 2022
Atlas Bar®, a protein bar developed to support both physical and mental wellness, added three plant-based flavors to its offering of zero-added-sugar, keto-friendly protein bars made of clean, high-quality real-food ingredients.