Formulating Functional Snacks

Consumers are seeking out tasty, portable snacks made with simple, clean-label ingredients that deliver on functionality, such as plant and dairy proteins, fibers, whole grains, prebiotics and probiotics.

Judie Bizzozero, Content Director

March 21, 2016

1 Min Read
Formulating Functional Snacks

Adding functional ingredients to snacks isn’t as easy as it might appear. Product developers must rise to the challenge of ensuring shelf life, texture and flavor integrity of fortified snacks on the retail shelf.

About the Author(s)

Judie Bizzozero

Content Director, Informa Markets Health & Nutrition

Judie Bizzozero oversees food and beverage content strategy and development for the Health & Nutrition group at Informa Markets (which acquired VIRGO in 2014), including the Food & Beverage Insider, Natural Products Insider and SupplySide/Food ingredients North America brands. She reports on market trends, science-based ingredients, and challenges and solutions in the development of healthy foods and beverages. Bizzozero graduated from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University in 1987 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism.

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