Functional Foods

Millennials driving next generation of functional foods

Special Edition: Functional Foods

Millennials driving next generation of functional foods

By David Anderson

The demands on brands and suppliers to fulfil consumer’s desire to eat healthy foods has never been higher with switched-on millennials becoming increasingly aware of the benefits of functional foods through social media.

Special edition: functional foods

Functional Foods: The end of the processed foods era?

By Peter Wennstrom

To understand Functional Foods you must see it as a strategy to add value to processed foods, says the president and founder of the HealthyMarketingTeam, Peter Wennstrom, in this guest article.

Sabinsa widening horizons for probiotic ingredient

Sabinsa widening horizons for probiotic ingredient

By Hank Schultz

Sabinsa, a  New Jersey-based supplier of botanical and other functional food ingredients, is breaking new ground with an older ingredient by placing its LactoSpore probiotic into a bread brand in Colombia.

What makes a successful functional food product?

Mark Crowell, principal culinologist, CuliNex

What makes a successful functional food product?

Why do so many ‘functional’ foods fail? Sometimes, it’s just bad luck or bad timing, but in most cases, manufacturers only have themselves to blame, product development guru Mark Crowell tells Elaine Watson at SupplySide East.

Functional foods: What they mean around the world

Functional foods: What they mean around the world

By Lorraine Heller

Functional foods are continuing to grow in popularity around the world, but there is currently no universal definition of the category. NutraIngredients-USA.com looks at the way global markets classify this class of foods and beverages, both in the regulatory...

Study identifies new class of functional foods

Study identifies new class of functional foods

By Stephen Daniells

Stressing plants to induce their natural defences could lead to a new range of functional foods enriched with a plant's natural defensive compounds, phytoalexins.

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