Chia became a household name in the 1980s, popularized by the fascination with fur-sprouting animal figurines, but its use as health aid dates as far back as the Aztec and Mayan empires. Today, after a slight dip in the market, chia is back on the scene...
Save the Date! NutraIngredients-USA’s Sports & Active Nutrition Summit returns to San Diego, February 15-17, 2023. The event brings together scientists, formulators, consultants, and regulatory experts to move the sports nutrition category forward.
Protein content of select commercial whey protein products sold in Colombia is not matching the levels claimed on the labels, says a new study that highlights the quality issues in this South American market.
New research has warned about the importance of expert guidance and biochemical monitoring for sports nutrition users, as it finds a link between supplement consumption and alterations in liver and kidney function.
After decades with some of the most respected brands in sports nutrition, Dr Rob Wildman has ventured out on his own and his new brand is an embodiment of his commitment to the field and his pursuit of quality. “I want to take the guesswork out of taking...
A new dileucine ingredient that leads to over 40% more muscle building potential than leucine alone is being commercialized by start-up Ingenious Ingredients, with the company already “vetting exclusive top-tier distribution and marketing partners”.
With its first purchase order from Nestlé-owned Garden of Life in hand, Norwegian biotech company Hofseth BioCare (HBC) is gearing up for significant growth in North America with new products, exciting science, and unique claims.
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.
As the AgFood landscape sees a move away from animal protein, we asked Francisco Jardim, Co-Founder, SP Ventures what consumers are seeking from the meat and dairy alternative markets and how this is impacting investments in alternative protein sources.
Aurelie Mauray, Area Market Manager for Americas GBU Food at Roquette, tells NutraIngredients-LATAM about what consumers are looking for in Latin America and how the plant producer plans to answer them moving into 2020.
Julian Mellentin, food and beverage consultant at New Nutrition Business takes us through the emerging and developing trends impacting nutrition in the LATAM region today, and most importantly, what producers and marketeers need to consider moving into...
NutraIngredients LATAM spoke to Chr. Hansen’s Regional Vice President of Latin America, Nelson Falavina, and Regional Marketing and Business Development Manager, Rosa Fernandes, to find out their experiences and perceptions of the region’s current nutrition...
Almost 50% of urban Chileans used supplements during the previous three months, while the numbers are not far behind for Peruvians in three of the main urban centers at 42%, according to surveys from ALANUR.
The Latin American country enjoys consistency and stability in the popular segment while experiencing growth, providing manufacturers and retailers with ample opportunities to reach their target audiences.
The nutrition and biosciences arm of DuPont is building its presence in Latin America through its plant-based and probiotics products. Daniel Borges, the company’s LATAM Sales and Industry Leader of Probiotics, Fibers and human milk oligosaccharides (HMO),...
We talk to John Learish, SVP of Marketing and Carl Seletz, Chief Global Officer, at GNC, to find out how regulations, condition-specific products, innovative formulas and purchasing power in Brazil are helping to push the sector forward. Yet, how the...
Front-of-pack labeling of nutritional bars with ‘high protein’ claims can drive consumer choice, especially among men, but only if it wasn’t associated with higher calories, says a new study from Colombian and Spanish scientists.
The market for plant-based nutrition will move beyond single-source ingredients to synergistic combinations that strengthen the nutritional and sensorial profile of final products, says DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences.
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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.
A burgeoning interest in fitness, sport and healthier lifestyles across Latin America will drive dietary supplement demands, presenting huge opportunity for new entrants and domestic players in particular, says an expert.