Probiotic and prebiotic products will be the fastest-growing functional foods in Latin America over the next seven years, fueled by consumer desire for general health and wellbeing benefits, says Grand View Research.
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Latin America's nutritional marketplace is thriving with opportunity thanks to evolving consumer trends and innovation advances but succeeding requires a digital-first strategy, says the co-founder of BrandHive.
While growth in turmeric and curcumin supplements may slow after years of meteoric increases, increased interest from functional food and beverage formulators will maintain high demand for the ingredient, says Naturex as it launches Turmipure Gold.
A handful of locally-grown Mexican bean varieties are richer in iron, zinc, protein and antioxidants and should be considered in biofortification efforts to fight malnutrition across the country, researchers say.
The Andean plant Chuquiraga jussieui J.F.Gmel could be an important source of antioxidant bioactives, says a new study from Ecuador that serves as a basis to further explore the plant’s potential benefits to human health.
DrinkPlus-creator Play Saludable hopes to drive local interest and secure international expansion with its latest functional drink Nikte, branded around alebrijes – mythical creatures from Mexican folklore.