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Q&A: Glaxon on shaking up the sports and active nutrition category

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Q&A: Glaxon on shaking up the sports and active nutrition category

By Asia Sherman

Glaxon entered the market in 2019 with a small suite of sports nutrition supplements. Since then, the portfolio has grown to some 100 products, featuring space-themed branding and individual comic art for each label with innovative formulation concepts...

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Alternative seafoods: The omega-3 opportunity

By Nikki Hancocks

There’s a lot of opportunity for sustainable omega-3 suppliers in the seafood alternatives arena as the world searches for ways to feed a population of 10 billion by the year 2050.

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Startup Spotlight

[Video] ELAVI's journey to Costco and reinvigorating its brand

By Deniz Ataman

Participating in Costco’s RoadShow and interacting directly with consumers to sample its gut-friendly, cashew dessert spreads gave WOC-founded startup ELAVI insights that would have “cost thousands of dollars” to acquire elsewhere, allowing it to make...

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Mycelium partnership to expand animal-free meat production

By Deniz Ataman

Ecovative Design will expand its AirMycelium technology to “introduce new, high-value mycelium crops to the mushroom farming industry and accelerating the growth of the mycelium materials sector,” including animal-free meats, with help from mushroom production...

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Digital trends: Women's health tops the charts

By Nikki Hancocks

A 2024 food trends report from Tastewise informs that women’s health concerns have topped the online conversation charts in the last 12 months, with hormone health top of consumer health agendas.

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Holland and Barrett predicts health trends for 2024

By Olivia Brown

Following strong trends in protein and immunity throughout 2023, Holland and Barrett predicts new consumer demands for natural energy alternatives, cognitive care, personalised hormonal support, and optimised hydration in 2024.

Plant-based proteins have the potential to be used in a wide variety of ways outside of plant-based meat and dairy analogues. Image Source: fcafotodigital/Getty Images

Beyond meat and dairy analogues: What can plant-based protein do?

By Augustus Bambridge-Sutton

Plant-based protein isn’t just about meat and dairy analogues. At Food Ingredients Europe in Frankfurt last month, FoodNavigator spoke to companies doing a range of things with alternative proteins outside of simply adding them to plant-based burgers,...

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Beyond the berry, Oishii launches Rubī tomato

By Deniz Ataman

Oishii’s Rubī, which means “ruby” in Japanese, is the vertical farm’s third fruit within its portfolio to launch in select Whole Foods locations with expected expansion to other locations in the coming months. Prior to Rubī, the vertical farm launched...

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