Following the results of a European study that reveals nutrition, health, taste and price lead dietary fibre needs, we explore how consumer perceptions and attitudes are evolving and shaping new product launches.
Japanese ingredient supplier Taiyo continues to expand the product forms of its prebiotic Sunfiber ingredient by pairing it with a probiotic as well as launching a new dual action women’s health product.
Relatively small doses of prebiotics may be able to increase the body's production of health-boosting short-chain fatty acids (SCFAs) by activating the metabolism of human colonic microbiota, according to researchers in Japan.
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Swedish start-up Carbiotix says its focus on personalised feedback and dosing at a competitive price point will help consumers to fill the 'fibre gap' in a meaningful and easy way. And with long-term plans to allocate profits to food fortification...
Gold kiwi fruit supplementation increases the abundance of bacteria associated with a lower risk of gastrointestinal disorders, leading researchers to conclude it offers a potential strategy for improving gut microbiota composition.
Korean cactus juice Cheonnyuncho not only decreased constipation in rats, but its soluble fibre content also improved the rodents’ bowel movements, colon thickness and gut microbiota, a study revealed.