The pandemic has propelled immunity to the top of the functional beverage agenda. But that doesn’t mean interest in other functional beverages has disappeared. We ask the experts what trends are bubbling away beneath the pandemic headlines – and will...
An emergency medicine doctor has founded his own brand selling a nutritionally boosted plant-based ‘motivational’ protein shake offering a replacement for "empty-calorie" coffees and additive-filled snacks.
After years of success with Outshine frozen fruit bars, Nestlé USA is crossing categories with its new coconut water beverages. It rounds out its c-store portfolio, all on display at the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) show in Atlanta...
Aloha launched a line of ready-to-drink protein beverages at the Natural Products Expo West show in Anaheim this month. Already well known for its plant protein powders and snack bars, Aloha is branching out to appeal to its younger audience.
Bulletproof Coffee is expanding its RTD line with more flavors infused with collagen protein. The brand looks to attract the mainstream health and wellness market with its pioneering use of collagen and Brain Octane oil in coffee.
Eggs are a great protein source but processors lack innovation when creating new convenience formats, says the founder of Peck, whose egg-based beverage packs a nutritional punch that beats highly processed plant or whey protein.
With protein seeing continued interest from mainstream consumers, Glanbia Nutritionals has launched ProTherma: a hydrolyzed whey protein that can withstand high temperatures and therefore offer a protein punch in everyday hot beverages.
New research from DuPont Nutrition & Health exploring what drives liking in ready to drink high-protein beverages – a $2.7bn category in the US – revealed that products combining dairy and soy protein performed the best on taste, while 25g of protein...
The rising aging population in the US presents an underexploited opportunity for food and beverage marketers—particularly in the already massive protein market, as older consumers are just as desperate for sustained energy as their younger counterparts.
Irish dairy ingredients specialist Carbery is marketing a “clean tasting” hydrolysed whey protein range aimed at the sports nutrition market after completing sensory studies in conjunction with the North Carolina State University (NCSU).
Newly- formed Dutch firm Solanic witnesses 'phenomenal response' to
its potato protein portfolio, confirming growing market demand from
food makers for vegetable-derived proteins as rising raw material
costs continue to...
DSM Food Specialties' protein ingredient PeptoPro is featuring in a
new sports drink being launched in the United States, a formulation
for sports beverages that was applauded earlier this year by the
Scientific Advisory Board...
US-based firm Protient is is launching a new soy-based product
designed for the beverage industry. The product, SPI 6500. is an
agglomerated non-GMO water-filtered soy protein isolate, which is
low in sodium, bland in flavour, and...