Probiotic Food Formulation

Probiotics and dairy still seem like the perfect pair, but these days the beneficial bugs are the star ingredient in countless food items. Experts agree that this is a natural progression in the probiotic market given the recent increase in research and consumer awareness. However, as probiotic demands increase, fortified formulation problems follow. Check out INSIDERs Probiotic Foods Digital Pulse for a look at formulation challenges, the probiotic market and what to know in approaching this segment. Takeaways include: *Research supporting probiotics has contributed to more interest in the $40 billion industry. *For probiotics used as a dietary supplement to be added in food, determining its GRAS status is required. *Stability and efficacy must be a top priority to ensure probiotics will make it to the gut.