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Ingredient Idol '21: Energy EditionIngredient Idol '21: Energy Edition

What energy/performance ingredient is judged to be best?

Todd Runestad

November 15, 2021

The SupplySide West show floor was abuzz with contestants from three leading ingredient suppliers trying to impress expert judges on the best ingredient to supercharge formulations in the energy and performance categories. Watch now as host Todd Runestad introduces the proceedings, with the energy category contestants:

  • Ribose, Bioenergy Life Science, Michael Crabtree

  • AmaTea, Applied Food Sciences, Jackson Zapp

  • Cordyceps, M2 Ingredients, Steve Farrar 

Ingredient Idol judges are longtime industry veterans who consult companies on producing quality formulations. The esteemed judge panel includes:

Mary Mulry, FoodWise One
Kenn Israel, Innovation Nutrition Consulting
Anthony Almada, IMAGINutrition

What ingredient is best-in-class? Watch now! 

About the Author(s)

Todd Runestad

Content Director, NaturalProductsInsider.com, Sr. Supplements Editor, Natural Products Insider

I've been writing on nutrition science news since 1997. I'm The content director for NaturalProductsInsidercom and digital magazines. Other incarnations: supplements editor for newhope.com, Delicious Living and Natural Foods Merchandiser. Former editor-in-chief of Functional Ingredients magazine and still cover raw material innovations and ingredient science.

Connect with me here https://www.linkedin.com/in/toddrunestad/

My daily vitamin regime includes a morning smoothie with a range of powders including protein, collagen and spirulina; a quality multi, B complex, C with bioflavonoids, >2,000IU vitamin D, E, magnesium, high-selenium yeast, PQQ, choline, alpha-lipoic acid with carnitine, coQ10, fish oil concentrate, probiotics and some adaptogenic herbs. 

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