Dietary Fiber

Popular diets could create opportunity for fiber ingredients

Special edition: Weight management

Popular diets could create opportunity for fiber ingredients

By Hank Schultz

The explosion of new diet plans that demonize carbohydrates offer a unique opportunity for fiber ingredients that can be added to foods or be offered as standalone dietary ingredients.

Chicory root. Picture: Cargill

ABA: Fiber suppliers are stuck in a 'holding pattern'

Nutrition Facts overhaul proves double-edged sword for inulin

By Elaine Watson

The arrival of the new-look Nutrition Facts panel (which will require manufacturers to list added sugar), is generating renewed interest in inulin: a widely-used ingredient from chicory root that also serves as a sugar replacer. But this enthusiasm is...

In terms of their gut health benefits, the polyphenols in tea are perhaps the best researched. Image: © iStock

Special Edition: Pre & Probiotics

Time is ripe for polyphenols as prebiotics, expert says

By Hank Schultz

Could the idea of prebiotics be extended to include polyphenolic ingredients?  An expert in the field says there is a growing body of evidence to support the notion.

Fruit d'Or photo.

Fruit d'Or debuts prebiotic cranberry juice powder

By Hank Schultz

Canadian cranberry supplier Fruit d’Or continues its torrid product development pace with a new offing pairing its cranberry juice powder with Taiyo’s Sunfiber ingredient.

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