Probiotics: Masters of the microbiome

Consumer interest in probiotics has been energized through scientific research around the microbiome. Once associated solely with digestive and gut health, innovative pairings with botanicals, amino acids, prebiotics and more have given probiotics entrance to a wider range of finished products with specific health focuses and benefit claims. Delivery format, strain diversity and targeted formulations are increasingly prominent areas of concentration.

September 12, 2018

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Probiotics: Masters of the microbiome

Takeaways for Your Business

• Each probiotic strain has unique characteristics influencing its suitability for certain applications.
• Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium are the most prevalent strains used in trademarked products.
• Some related fields of interest include synbiotics, immunobiotics, psychobiotics and postbiotics.

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