Consumer demand for clean label food and beverage products that align with values related to health and wellness, sustainability and eco-consciousness is pushing plant-based ingredients and products into the spotlight.
While ‘natural flavor’ is legally defined, brands must also consider the ramifications of a characterizing flavor.
The popularity of clean label has challenged formulators to achieve the same functionality in products without a growing list...
Natural colors can impart beautiful hues and health benefits, but heat, light and pH can reduce vibrancy.
Sandy Almendarez and Alex Smolokoff discuss trends seen at SupplySide West 2019, including collagen everything, natural colors and help getting through the stresses of daily life.
FDA has stated all color additives are synthetic, so “natural colors” in cosmetic products must be an inherent color of an ingredient not added for coloring.
Judie Bizzozero offers key insight into macro forces driving healthy food and beverage innovation, including plant-based nutrition, sugar reduction and mindful eating.