Texture-modified, antioxidant-rich, plant-based snacks are a useful nutrition support to benefit healthy ageing via the elevation of antioxidant ability and alteration of gut microbiota, according to new research.
An ingredient new to the market could help support immune health via a unique pathway, according to the developers. The ingredient, dubbed 2-HOBA, is said to foster immune fitness by improving vascular system function.
Chokeberry (Aronia melanocarpa) fruits could disrupt the breakfast, snack and dairy markets, according to researchers in Poland, who say the super berry’s antioxidants are heat-resistant to certain food processes.
With up to 13 times more antioxidants than blueberries, haskap berries - also known as honeyberries - offer manufacturers a new ingredient with superfood credentials for relishes, jams or juices, says supplier Soloberry.
In part two of our IFT 2016 highlights gallery, we explore trends from the showfloor and the education sessions, spanning sprouted grains, stevia blends and natural antioxidants, colors and flavors, to novel sources of protein.