Next to the grand challenge of feeding a rapidly-growing world population, nutrition for health and wellness is the next major concern. Producing the right foods and delivering the right ingredients is a major health imperative and a major economic opportunity. Global obesity, diabetes, and chronic conditions of aging, along with rapid advances in metabolic knowledge and nutritional evolution are driving this multi-generational opportunity. Our coverage highlights advances in new food and ingredient production.
Companies looking to capitalize on food and ingredient opportunities must:
  • Rapidly come up to speed regarding the new revolution in human and animal nutrition
  • Monitor emerging ingredients from around the globe
  • Understand evolving trends in food, nutrition, packaging, formulation and format
  • Synthesize the relationship between food, ingredients, physiology, and the microbiome
  • Assess companies in a range of varied industries in position to impact nutrition
  • Comprehend and lead the change in healthier food and ingredients, functional foods, nutraceuticals, and nutrition

Recently Profiled Companies

  • Algaia

    Producer of carrageenan, alginate, and specialty seaweed extracts

    Feb 21, 2017

  • FOODsniffer

    Hand-held mobile device to determine the freshness of raw meat, poultry, and seafood products

    Feb 21, 2017

  • Flying Spark

    Fruit fly farming for the production of human food

    Feb 21, 2017

  • Energaia

    Spirulina producer and farm technology developer

    Feb 21, 2017

  • FoodMarble

    Breath analyzer that provides diet personalization for individuals with gas-related gastrointestinal issues

    Feb 7, 2017

  • Byte Foods

    Operator of smart fridge vending systems that sells fresh foods with a focus on convenience

    Feb 7, 2017

  • Zuvii

    Banana flour gluten-free baking mixes

    Feb 7, 2017

  • Mahbir Premium Indian Saffron

    Manufacturer of saffron-infused specialty products

    Feb 7, 2017

  • Spira Inc.

    Microalgae producer providing live spirulina beverages

    Jan 24, 2017

  • Smashburger

    Fast-food restaurant chain using a proprietary smashing process to produce burgers

    Jan 24, 2017

  • Ynsect

    Develops process using mealworms to produce protein meal for the animal feed industry

    Jan 19, 2017

  • GW Dryer

    Dehydration system for food ingredients and nutraceuticals

    Jan 10, 2017

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  • Alternative food and ingredient sources
  • Encapsulation and delivery
  • Extraction technologies
  • Food formulation
  • Food preservation and safety technology
  • Gut microbiome
  • Nutraceuticals
  • Prebiotics & probiotics
  • Taste genetics
  • Alternative food sources
  • Functional food and ingredients
  • Health and wellness
  • Improved nutrient purity, retention, and efficacy
  • Novel food forms
  • Personalized nutrition and quantified self
  • Precision nutrition
  • Replacement of synthetic additives with naturally derived ingredients

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