Dairy, baby food, healthcare products, desserts, ice cream and snacks are leading categories for probiotics; emerging categories in food with probiotics include juice drinks, bakery, chocolate confectionery and savory spreads.
Research stemming from the Human Microbiome Project continues to show the connection between the gut and overall health, giving natural product brands the opportunity to educate consumers on the benefits of applicable product lines.
A large body of scientific literature found many of the culinary herbs in use possess digestive properties.
Plenty of research shows probiotics help numerous health conditions from rotavirus to gut inflammation and travelers' diarrhea; however, brands that offer probiotic products need to ensure manufacturing techniques don't destroy the healthy bacteria.
The shift toward ingredients that are naturally beneficial stems from the clean label movement. As brands innovate to develop exotic flavor combinations while also introducing healthful ingredients, there has been a spike in the use of adaptogens...
CNIC 2017, hosted by Chinese Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Medicines and Health Products (hereinafter referred to as CCCMHPIE) and Herbridge Media, grandly opened on October 26 in Handan, Hebei Province.