by Frédérique Respondek, phD and Katia Merten-Lenz (for the regulatory content) Probiotics are defined as ‘Live microorganisms which when administered in adequate amounts confer a health benefit on the host’. One of the key hurdle to use probiotics in food..
By Raphaelle O'CONNOR, PhD Natural nootropics, also commonly known as ‘cognitive enhancers’ are ingredients used by people who want to improve certain aspects of their brain functions such as memory, mental alertness, energy levels and concentration. This concept is not..
By Raphaelle O'Connor, PhD Modern consumers are becoming increasingly aware of the relationship between their nutritional food habits and their health. This trend for healthier foods and beverages, in addition to a growing need for convenience and naturality within the..
by Leila Falcao Global clean label ingredient market is expected to value USD 47.50 billion by 2023, registering a CAGR of 6.8%. Mainly those which are obtained by minimal process, have simpler ingredient composition and can be claimed natural on the..
by Leila FALCAO, PhD. Thanks to their technological applications (colourings, sweeteners, acidity regulators, antioxidants, flavours, preservatives, etc.), natural ingredients are essential in the production of innovative products, in the agri-food, well-being and cosmetics sectors. Success Rate of New Products Development..