Special Report

Weight management – Keeping the kilos off (Part 3): Trends, innovation and strong opinions

17 Nov 2017 --- Weight management is a hot topic in the nutrition industry, and NutritionInsight has solicited the views of medical professionals and industry insiders on the next steps to take. Today, in the final part of a special report, we share the trends in the industry, some new R&D and expert opinions in the space in general.

Weight management – Keeping the kilos off (Part 2): Challenges and delivery methods

15 Nov 2017 --- Weight management is a hot topic in the nutrition industry, and NutritionInsight has been asking for the views of medical professionals and industry insiders on the next steps to take. Today in the second part of a special report, we look at the challenges currently being presented to the industry and delivery methods being used for weight management products.

Weight management – Keeping the kilos off (Part 1): Science and opportunities

13 Nov 2017 --- With obesity being of growing international concern, keeping weight under control is always a hot topic in the nutrition industry. Various approaches to help consumers stay at a healthy weight by removing ingredients and using reformulation are constantly being proposed.

Food fortification: Improving ingredients with nutritional merit

30 Oct 2017 --- Food fortification is an area of the nutrition space that is being explored by many different companies. As consumers increasingly look to make dietary changes to benefit their health, the idea of food fortification is helping companies to develop foods that are fit for a wide variety of lifestyles. NutritionInsight looks at the latest developments in food fortification.

Food for the heart (Part 2): Consumer trends and innovations

19 Oct 2017 --- Food for heart health is a key trend in nutrition NPD, with many companies exploring ways in which to protect consumers against cardiovascular issues. Today, in the second part of a special report, NutritionInsight examines which consumer trends are driving innovation in the world of heart health products and what these innovations are.

Food for the heart (Part 1): Opportunities, challenges and delivery forms

16 Oct 2017 --- Heart health is literally a matter of life and death – according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 610,000 people die of heart disease in the US every year. This means that it accounts for 1 in every 4 deaths. Indeed, heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women, so potential nutritional solutions are at the forefront of companies’ thinking.

Synbiotics: The best of both worlds (Part 2) – Innovations and NPD opportunities

06 Oct 2017 --- Synbiotics – dietary supplements or functional food ingredients that contain both prebiotics and probiotics – are seeing a lot of innovations and new products take hold within their specialized space. Today, in the second part of a special report, NutritionInsight looks at these changes with some insights from companies that are producing synbiotics.

Synbiotics: The best of both worlds (Part 1) – The benefits and market

04 Oct 2017 --- To fully understand the ever-evolving gut health space, it is necessary to look not only at probiotics and prebiotics, but also at synbiotics. Synbiotics are dietary supplements or functional food ingredients that contain both prebiotics and probiotics, and these work synergistically to support a healthy intestinal environment.

Beauty from within presents attractive options despite regional challenges

29 Sep 2017 --- The beauty-from-within space has been gaining traction over recent years, with a number of key ingredients piquing the interest of consumers and suppliers alike. Today, NutritionInsight looks at some of the regional differences, challenges and opportunities this space offers.

Nutritional supplements to bring out beauty from within

27 Sep 2017 --- Beauty through nutrition is a topic that has arguably long been underexplored outside of Asia. However, there is no shortage of companies or products looking to bring this trend to the rest of the world in different ways. Today, in the first part of a special report, NutritionInsight looks at the hottest ingredients in the beauty-from-within space.

Omega 3: A rich source of health benefits and NPD opportunities

11 Sep 2017 --- Omega 3’s benefits keep making the news in the world of nutrition, with the fatty acids’ tight connection to the healthy aging trend just one of the reasons why omega 3 continues to be on the tips of everyone’s tongues.

Reeling in the years: Innovation to help older consumers

06 Sep 2017 --- Healthy aging through nutrition is a hot topic as Healthy Aging Month continues in the US. Today, in the second part of a special report, we look at the innovations and ingredients that companies are hoping will prove a success in the healthy aging market.

Golden years – NPD targeting the needs of the healthy aging market

04 Sep 2017 --- September is Healthy Aging Month, an annual event initiated by Healthy Aging magazine in the US, so there could be no better time to explore the latest industry opinions on the healthy aging space. 

Enzyme products evolve as market fills with new applications and green ideas

30 Aug 2017 --- Today, to follow up the first part of its special report, NutritionInsight looks at innovations in the enzymes space and sees what companies are doing to deal with the tricky issue of sustainability.

Trends and opportunities in the enzymes space

28 Aug 2017 --- As the uses of enzymes become increasingly varied, it is always interesting to find out the exciting places the market for the crucial catalysts is going. Today, in the first part of a special report, NutritionInsight looks at the latest market opportunities and consumer trends in the world of enzymes.

Gut health platform shows great scope for innovation

24 Aug 2017 --- The excitement surrounding the future of gut health products is being explored by a number of companies looking to unlock their full potential. Today, NutritionInsight follows up the first part of its special report on gut health by looking at the new ideas taking hold within the world of gut health products.

Go with your gut to follow latest health trends

22 Aug 2017 --- Gut health is a hot topic in the world of nutrition. In a week when a successful trial of probiotics in treating sepsis in India has once again underlined the exciting potential for the future of gut health products, consumers and manufacturers are showing an interest in the fast-evolving understanding of their healing powers.

Looking to the future of antioxidants

16 Aug 2017 --- As antioxidants maintain their popularity, companies that produce them are continually looking to future potential applications. Today, NutritionInsight concludes its special report by looking at the research that has been conducted into future opportunities for their use and ingredients that might be popular in the future. You can read the first part of our report here.

Antioxidants find new potential amid modern life’s demands

14 Aug 2017 --- Nutrition suppliers have been selling the benefits of antioxidants for some time, and the general public continues to show curiosity about their potential health and anti-aging benefits. Today, we take a look at the state of the market for antioxidants, which seem to be becoming ever more specialized and more responsive to other nutritional trends.

Supplier view on consumer trends in the nutritional space: Clean label and sustainability

07 Aug 2017 --- Consumers are stepping up their demands on the quality and sourcing of the foods, beverages and dietary supplements they purchase. Today, in the second part of a special report, NutritionInsight presents a list of the latest trends in natural ingredients, analyzed and expanded upon by a number of industry experts.

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