Tag: probiotics

The Top 5 Food as Medicine Functional Ingredients

Everything you eat affects your chemistry, and scientists have long recognized that certain foods contain healing substances. From customized nutrition to treating specific disorders, the concept of “food as medicine” is nothing new. Yet, some …

Top 5 Sources of Prebiotics for Gut Health

As we continue to discover how gut health impacts our overall well-being, scientists are exploring the value of consuming prebiotics to maintain a healthy gut microbiome.

Functional Beverage Market Continues to Gain Momentum

These days, an increasing share of consumers are looking for drinks that not only taste good, but also serve a beneficial function. These functional beverages contain ingredients that, theoretically, can help build and maintain health, …

7 Functional Ingredients to Watch

This article is written and sponsored by Kerry. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, consumers are constantly looking for ways to personalize health benefits from everyday food and beverages. Kerry’s 2021 research notes that over …

What Are the Growth Prospects for Fermented Foods?

Though kimchi and sauerkraut may be top of mind when thinking about fermentation, the opportunities actually stretch far wider. In fact, the fermented food and drinks market is expected to grow by $533 million through 2026 at …

Why Functional Ingredients Have Consumers Hooked

It doesn’t look like the health and wellness trend is going anywhere – and functional food ingredients are sure to benefit from it. So much so, that the market is projected to reach $118.4 billion …

Webinar Recap: Health Remains Top Reason for Consuming Probiotics

With consumers prioritizing health more than ever, food makers are turning to functional ingredients like probiotics to provide documented health benefits in food and beverages. In an exclusive Food Institute webinar, bioscience company Chr. Hansen …

Probiotics: Consumer Perceptions and Opportunities

More than ever, consumers are prioritizing health and finding ways to make positive changes to their lifestyle. To address wellness needs in this health-focused consumer landscape, food processors turn to functional ingredients like probiotics to ...