Nutritional and Health Ingredients
04 Jun 2021  |  Global
New Product Development Driven by the Need to Mimic Breast Milk Profile to Propel Growth Opportunities in the Infant Formula Ingredients Space
As per the U.S. Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA), infant formula is defined as a food which purports to be or is represented for special dietary use solely as a food for infants by reason of its simulation of human milk or its suitability as a complete or partial substitute for human milk.” Due to regulation and marketing purposes, infant for...
21 Dec 2020  |  Global
Future Growth Potential Enhanced by Upswing in Clinical Trials to Validate Health Benefits of Vitamin K2
The global vitamin K market is a relatively niche space when compared to other vitamin markets, such as vitamin A, B, D, and E. Researchers growing interest in vitamin K2, as evident by the increasing number of clinical studies, will fuel the vitamin K market for the next 5 years. In addition, the increasing prevalence of cardiovascular and osteopo...
31 Mar 2020  |  Global
Growing Concerns About Health Risks And Increasing Consumer Focus On Wellness Driving Adoption of Alternate Proteins
The rise in demand for high quality protein is driving up livestock production, which can lead to increased pressures in land and water use, possible resource scarcity and even increase in green house gas emissions. Red meat, being a popular choice of protein can potentially cause health issues on regular consumption. In addition, there is a growin...
23 Aug 2019  |  Global
“Rising Incidence of Cardiovascular Problems” and “Shifting Age Demographics” Likely to Propel Ingredient Demand
Coenzyme Q10 also known as ubiquinone, is a fat-soluble vitamin-like compound, which acts as a cofactor and is required by large and complex enzymes to carry out their functions. CoQ10 is available in three redox states: fully oxidized (ubiquinone), semiquinone (ubisemiquinone), and fully reduced (ubiquinol), of which ubiquinone is the most widely-...
29 Jun 2019  |  Global
Growing Concerns About Health Risks And Increasing Consumer Focus On Wellness Driving Adoption of Natural Sweeteners
Growing consumer demand for naturally derived additives and raw materials and concerns about health issues due to consumption of artificial sweeteners have led to the increasing research activities on sugar substitutes and alternatives. Currently, a major trend in the F&B industry is the “clean label” trend that is being actively pursued by ing...
24 May 2019  |  Global
Significant Research Attention and Growing Consumer Awareness of the Health Benefits of Magnesium Supplements Will Fuel Growth
Magnesium is the second most essential mineral and functions as a cofactor in more than 300 enzyme reactions that regulate various biochemical functions, including muscle and nerve contractions, blood glucose and blood pressure control, and protein synthesis, among others. The mineral is not only essential for maintaining healthy bone and joint he...
23 Apr 2019  |  Global
Rising Incidence of Lifestyle Disorders and the Preference for Healthy Lifestyles to Drive the Demand for Vitamin C Ingredients
Vitamin C, also referred to as ascorbic acid, is a water-soluble vitamin found naturally in a number of fresh fruits and vegetables. Though primarily known for its nutritional and pharmaceutical health benefits, vitamin C also has strong antioxidant activities. Commercial vitamin C is manufactured through fermentation of glucose. Conventional manuf...
19 Apr 2019  |  Global
Higher Health Consciousness and Focus on Clinical Research to Drive the Market for Vitamin E Ingredients
Vitamin E is a group of fat-soluble substances which are structurally and biologically related to the tocopherol family. Naturally, vitamin E exists in eight different forms (alpha-, beta-, delta-, and gamma- tocopherols and tocotrienols); however, alpha-tocopherols are the most used form due to their high biological activity. Although, vitamin E...