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Nestlé study explores NAD+ boosting ability of trigonelline

By Stephen Daniells

Dietary supplementation with trigonelline, a compound found in fenugreek seeds and coffee beans, may boost NAD+ levels, enhance muscle strength and prevent fatigue during aging, says a new study from Nestlé Research.

Source: D. Ataman

Natural Products Expo West

Banana Water’s clean label features one ingredient

By Deniz Ataman

Bananas offer flavor and nutrition to consumers, and Banana Water is tapping into its global popularity through its RTD beverage using only the fruit, Rich Roth, operations assistant, FruitaBio, explained to FoodNavigator-USA at Natural Products Expo...

The secrets to success: Energy drink Celsius on building a better-for-you lifestyle brand

CEO interview: The rise and rise of energy drink Celsius

By Rachel Arthur

Energy drink Celsius has seen sales rocket over the last few years - and it's on a trajectory for further growth. From gaining loyal consumers to international expansion plans, CEO John Fieldly reveals the brand’s secrets to success.

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Natural Products Expo West

Pickle Juice offers muscle cramping relief without actual pickles

By Deniz Ataman

Pickle Juice’s research-backed proprietary blend of acetic acid and natural ingredients was developed to relieve muscle cramping quickly, while tasting like pickles without having anything “to do with pickles,” Fillip Keuppens, the company’s EVP, explained...

PepsiCo launches flavor-forward bubly burst

PepsiCo expands bubly brand with new flavor-forward bubly burst

By Rachel Arthur

On a trajectory to become one of PepsiCo’s next billion-dollar brands, bubly has been making a splash as a fun-loving sparkling water brand. New launch bubly burst is set to expand the brand’s appeal by tapping into a market of consumers looking for stronger...

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Smoove's prebiotic beverages place African culture in the spotlight

By Deniz Ataman

Tapping into the multi-billion dollar functional beverage market, Smoove’s RTD prebiotic juice is a cultural nod to African representation through indigenous and traditional ingredients, like tropical almond, tamarind and African cherry, while responding...

Madri Excepcional launches in Canada this month. Pic: Molson Coors

Madri Excepcional boosts Molson Coors’ premium push

By Rachel Arthur

Molson Coors has big plans for Madri Excepcional: a Spanish-style lager that’s growing fast in the UK and will now launch in North America. Meanwhile, the company is updating the Blue Moon brand to help it reach its potential; as well as debuting further...