Markets and Trends

Highlights from the Beauty from Within webinar

Highlights from the Beauty from Within webinar

By Danielle Masterson

The beauty from within category is resonating in the marketplace as consumers look to maintain a youthful glow and even turn back the clock. The nutri-cosmetics market is forecasted to grow significantly over the next few years and the rising interest...

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Cannabinoid fermentation specialist eyes Mexican market

By Hank Schultz

The advent of a strategic patent has put formulation specialist Biomedican on course to fundamentally alter the cannabinoid supply picture, the company claims. In addition, a Mexican court ruling has opened up opportunities south of the border.

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Back to the Future and the reset called 2021

By George Paraskevakos, IPA Executive Director

Contemplating the year that was and in the classical fashion of penning articles tied to movie titles, I must say, it was difficult to choose one which depicted the year IPA and the world of probiotics has gone through.

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Botanical sourcing and sustainability priorities for 2021

By By Michael McGuffin, President, American Herbal Products Association (AHPA)

Each New Year presents an opportunity to take stock of where we are and to reevaluate our priorities for the near- and long-term future. We each make our resolutions and then motivate ourselves to meet our goals, whether modest or lofty. With 2021 upon...

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Guest article

Omega-3 Overview 2020: COVID and Contradictions (in Science)

By Ellen Schutt, Executive Director, GOED

The year 2020 will go down in history as a year like no other; the overused adjective “unprecedented” doesn’t even seem to do the situation justice anymore. In a year dominated by COVID-19, it’s impossible to look at any industry segment without examining...

Global probiotics market grows 8%, says IPA’s Paraskevakos

Global probiotics market grows 8%, says IPA’s Paraskevakos

By Stephen Daniells

As consumers seek out immune-support products, probiotics are one of the categories to have experienced sales growth in 2020. The science to substantiate the claims has been key, said George Paraskevakos, Executive Director of the International Probiotics...

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Closing data gaps in Peru support nutrition subsidies

By Natasha Spencer

A new case study exploring data coverage in Peru highlights how integrating civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) with identity management systems improve access to nutrition rights and the implementation of better policies.

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First speakers announced for IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas

By Stephen Daniells

Delegate registration is open for the IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas in Washington DC, with speakers already confirmed covering topics including postbiotics, the changing retail landscape, microbes and the mitochondria, and fermented foods.

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What's new in specialized nutrition in 2020?

By Natasha Spencer

Specialized nutrition is on the up. Increasingly, consumers are seeking tailored alternatives such as dairy and meat-based options that appeal to consumers with very specific nutritional needs, says Mintel.

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Are we entering a new nutrition reality?

By Natasha Spencer

The globe’s efforts to address malnutrition progress, yet we are not currently on track to meet the world’s goals and targets — and so accelerated efforts are in action.

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Mid-Decade of Action Review

Are we on target to reach 2030 Sustainable Development Goals in nutrition?

By Natasha Spencer

As the globe strives to reach the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development goals (SDGs) by 2030 and we enter the second half of the Decade of Action, we spoke to Lina Mahy, Technical Officer, Department of Nutrition and Food Safety at World Health Organization...