After a couple of record-breaking years, dietary supplement usage is returning to pre-pandemic levels. Data from CRN’s 2022 Consumer Survey on Dietary Supplements shows that 75% of Americans are using dietary supplements, down from 80% in 2021.
The pandemic has boosted interest in immune health support ingredients of all kinds. As scientists race to determine the best way to help patients in the current crisis, NutraIngredients-USA takes a look at what some of the latest research has to say...
One of the reasons COVID-19 is so unsettling is because the virus’ impact on each individual is so different. Researchers say a number of factors could impact this — including age, race, gender and an underlying mechanism.
Projecting its sixth straight year of double-digit growth, PepsiCo-owned Propel is taking advantage of the recent surge in consumer interest around immune health with the launch of its Immune Support line containing vitamin C and zinc.
Nutrition and health ingredients supplier DSM is experiencing significant spikes in demand for vitamin C and other functional ingredients, reflecting higher overall sales of packaged foods and beverages as consumption switches to the home, coupled with...
A pulse of supply and production issues caused by the COVID-19 crisis is making its way through the dietary supplement industry. Inventories of botanical ingredients continue to hold up, but unprecedented demand for immunity boosting products is causing...
Banana water from Elmhurst Naturals – which combines water, banana juice concentrate and natural banana flavor (70 cals per 12oz bottle) – is now available in HEB, Jewel, Sprouts, Albertsons, Amazon and other big name grocers, and hits Kroger in the fall.
The majority of the leading US supplement companies are working on using non-GMO ingredients in their formulations, said Cal Bewicke, CEO of Ethical Naturals Inc (ENI), as the company launches non-GMO vitamin C.
Gearing up for this week’s launch of coconut water concentrate acidified with acerola, ingredient supplier iTi Tropicals’ president Gert van Manen caught up with FoodNavigator-USA to talk about the market potential for coconut water, the ongoing attack...
A recent Food and Drug Administration warning letter issued to Australian snack foods manufacturer Waterwheel Premium Foods points out the fine line that separates acceptable label language from violation territory. The firm made numerous errors, in FDA’s...
Rosemary extracts can deliver a significant reduction in the formation of hexanal - a marker for oxidation in foods - without the bitter off-flavors associated with other natural antioxidants, tests by natural extract specialist Kalsec have revealed.
Kemin Industries has developed a new natural liquid ingredient blend that delays oxidation and maintains the color of paprika and red-colored spices at a lower price than tocopherols, the company has said.
Newly launched Baobab Foods of Seattle is hoping to drive sales of baobab in the United States, through an exclusive distribution deal with South African baobab supplier Afriplex, the company has said.
Vitaminwater, a Coca-Cola owned company, has been running a three-step Facebook campaign designed to determine consumers’ tastes in order to launch a new flavor of its low-calorie, nutrient enhanced drink next spring.
Wild is extending offering of fruit and vegetable juice
compounds by using new kinds of produce, like pumpkins and bell
peppers, in a bid to halt shrinking sales in the orange-carrot
drinks category in Germany.
Rich Nature Nutraceutical Laboratories has launched proprietary
Bevesol, a low-heat, spray-dried powder from wolfberry juice
concentrate, for use in functional foods. Suitable for
reconstituting wolfberry juice, the powder could save...
Minimal processing of fruit - cutting, packaging and chilling -
does not affect the nutritional content even after nine days, says
an international study that could promote healthy eating on a
In a new study red cabbage was seen to reduce the build-up of
certain plaques in the brain that could cause Alzheimer's disease,
the most common form of dementia that costs the UK an estimated £15
billion (€ 22 billion) every...
Food makers continue to reap the benefits from new science that
backs the health promoting properties of food with researchers
finding an antioxidant-rich soup raised vitamin C levels, and
reduced stress levels, in consumers.