Cognitive health – memory, reaction time, attention span, and so on – is a lifelong issue: Every life stage has specific nutritional requirements to ensure optimal function and development, or to delay decline.Ongoing research is exploring the potential of bioactives to help boost or maintain cognitive function, with ingredients like omega-3s, curcumin, anthocyanins, lutein, vitamin E, and citicoline supported by a compelling body of science.
Building muscle, boosting recovery, or enhancing endurance? Sports nutrition products target a range of end points for elite and amateur athletes alike, but which ingredients have the science to support the marketing?
What’s the best way to deliver these?
Which ingredients are emerging?
What’s innovative with protein? And what’s the next big micro-trend within the sports mega-trend?
In October 2015, Chicago will host the first ever Food Vision USA event. Building on the success of the Food Vision global event, held annually in Cannes, France since 2013, Food Vision USA will focus exclusively on the dynamics of the world’s biggest food market and the energy and creativity of the manufacturers operating within it.
The US immune support market is in very rude health. The market is valued at over $15 billion and growing at a compound annual growth rate of over 7% per year, according to Datamonitor.
But which ingredients are driving this growth?
How do they work and how strong is the science? What claims can be made?
Are supplements or functional foods and beverages driving this growth? What do consumers understand? And what’s next for immune support in the US?
In June 2015 San Diego will be the host city for the first ever Probiota Americas, bringing together eminent scientists and business leaders from the pre & probiotic and microbiota focused nutrition and beverage industries of North and South America. Organized by the publishers of NutraIngredients-USA.com, the number one daily news service for the functional foods and supplements industries, Probiota Americas will explore the probiotic scientific frontier, its evolution and commercial application in food, supplements and related product areas. Join us in San Diego on 3-5 June where leading experts will present the latest scientific, technical and market insights and business and academia from across the Americas will come together to discuss innovation and growth in today’s market.
Insights from the aisles are vital for all product formulators and brand owners, but what are the key issues affecting retailers?
How do retailers communicate with consumers?
How is the rise of the online retailer changing the landscape?
What are the key trends at retail?What role do branded ingredients play and how can suppliers participate in the conversation?
Leaders in R&D, marketing and business strategy who are passionate about innovation and growth come together at Food Vision in Cannes to debate the sources of sustainable growth and profitability in today's global nutrition, food and drink markets. Food Vision is hosted jointly with key industry partners
to provide an annual forum for industry leaders to analyse the big issues confronting the sector today.
A non GMO positioning is gaining in importance in the marketplace, experts agree. Gaining a non GMO certification in supplements is tricky, though, as so many products have multiple ingredients and manufacturers may find it difficult to certify many common excipients as being free of the influence of genetic engineering technology.How important overall is a non GMO positioning and is it worth the cost and complication?
NutraIngredients' Probiota is the leading annual event for the global pre & probiotics and microbiota focussed food and pharma industries. The 2015 event will explore the probiotic scientific frontier, its evolution and commercial application in food, nutraceuticals, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics across the globe. Join us in Amsterdam on 3-5 February where leading experts will present the latest scientific, technical and market insights and business and academia from around the globe will come together to discuss innovation and growth in today’s market. Price for a delegate place: €1295
• What’s hot in dietary supplements?
• What’s the next break-out ingredient?
• Can sports nutrition continue to flex its muscle?
• What’s happening with online retailers? • What’s on the horizon for 2015?
Is it all about probiotics and prebiotics?
What’s happening with synbiotics?
What are the best delivery methods?
Has Jamie Lee Curtis been good or bad for the category?
Are polyphenols finding their way into formulations?
Which demographics are best for marketers to target?
What’s happening with functional foods for digestive health?
To answer these questions and more, NutraIngredients-USA has gathered market analysts, academics, product formulators, and entrepreneurs.
Sports Nutrition 2014 explores the current market and future opportunities for the sports nutrition industry, valued at more than $30 billion (€22b) globally.This free-to-attend one-day online event offers valuable insights and presentations about the key product segments, demographic groups and geographic regions in this fast-paced and exciting business sector.Webinars, moderated by the award-winning journalists behind the NutraIngredients and BeverageDaily news sites, will focus on market opportunities, formulation and regulatory challenges and strategies for brand success.
Pills or foods? That is the choice many consumers are making, and, depending on the market, influences the size of the dietary supplement and functional food markets.
But which sectors are the strongest performers? Does the type of GRAS affect acceptance? How to market functional foods to supplement users? What’s happening in beverages? And what kind of science do functional food consumers expect?NutraIngredients will look at the success stories, the market trends, the demographic forces, regulatory considerations, and much more.Moderator: Hank Schultz - NutraIngredients-USA’s senior correspondent