Healthy Foods

Buying botanical extracts: Is your purchasing model obsolete?

Buying botanical extracts: Is your purchasing model obsolete?

By Tom Winn, sales and marketing manager, Phytochem International Inc, Ontario CA, USA

I'm relatively new to the botanicals industry, but I’ve been puzzled by the lack of attention that nutraceutical companies pay to the relationship between prices and harvest time.

Cost and supply benefits are 'icing on the cake' for soy proteins

Special edition: Protein-rich foods: The next generation

Cost and supply benefits are 'icing on the cake' for soy proteins

By Stephen DANIELLS

After a few years of difficult market conditions, the soy protein market is enjoying ‘dynamic growth’, but what does the future hold for this ingredient, and what kind of impact will the GMO issue have?

US pea protein market ‘ready to explode’

Special edition: Protein-rich foods: The next generation

US pea protein market ‘ready to explode’

By Stephen DANIELLS

For a long time in the shadow of soy as a plant protein source, pea protein is establishing itself in food and beverage applications, with the US market set to explode, say industry experts.

Kyowa Hakko benefits from Champion Sports' strategic shift

Kyowa Hakko benefits from Champion Sports' strategic shift

By Hank Schultz

The recent boost in sports nutrition product launches is benefiting functional food ingredient suppliers, among them Kyowa Hakko, whose Sustamine ingredient is featured in a new beverage offering from Champion Nutrition.

Are we on the cusp of a protein renaissance?

Special edition: Protein-rich foods, the next generation

From Chobani to Special K: Are we on the cusp of a protein renaissance?

By Elaine WATSON

Protein, so trend watchers - and opportunistic protein suppliers - keep telling us, is red hot right now, for all ages and both sexes, covering weight management, healthy aging, sports nutrition, and general health & wellness. But is this just hot...

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