According to Natural Starch, top trends such as vitamin fortification, “health and wellness” and natural profiles are driving growth in the beverage industry (Leatherhead, 2011). Not surprisingly, beverage manufacturers are continually in product development and reformulating mode to proactively influence and deliver on consumer health benefit and taste preferences. Novel advances in ingredient science are enabling manufacturers to meet these formulation goals.
Glanbia Nutritionals – Ingredient Technologies offers a comprehensive range of innovative dairy, whey protein, whey peptide and flax ingredient solutions. Specialized whey proteins offer fortification and processing benefits, the company says. Novel whey peptides provide targeted health benefits and unique market positioning, it says.