Consumer demands placing more pressure on flavor, texture of sports nutrition products

Tyler Lorenzen, president of Puris,said his company has spent decades breeding peas to yield better tasting protein.  Puris photo.

Flavor innovation is usually seen as a key component of food product development and of less concern for supplements.  But as sports nutrition brands seek competitive advantages and to bring in fringe, lifestyle-type consumers, flavors are taking center stage.

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Omega-3 ingredient from local US fishery debuts

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Botanicals are best selling category of supplements

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Personalized nutrition startup Vitamin Packs highlights ‘trillions’ of combination possibilities

Personalized nutrition startup Vitamin Packs highlights ‘trillions’ of combination possibilities

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Ingredient recently highlighted at conference gets GRAS status

Ingredient recently highlighted at conference gets GRAS status

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Carbon 14 verification sets curcumin ingredient apart, supplier says

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Strict adherence to science backing only way to avoid memory claim pitfalls, experts say

Strict adherence to science backing only way to avoid memory claim pitfalls, experts say

CRN to extend medical foods membership in effort to help define category

CRN to extend medical foods membership in effort to help define category

Red yeast rice product analysis misstates GMP issue, consultant asserts

Red yeast rice product analysis misstates GMP issue, consultant asserts

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Craftier study designs could outline environmental view of microbiome

Outlining 'environmental' view of microbiome awaits craftier study designs, experts say

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Vitamin D trial shows ‘no benefit’ in already optimal kids

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Does iron supplementation promise lower heart attack risk?

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Personalized nutrition entrant attracts investment

Another personalized nutrition testing firm attracts investment capital

Process that treats whey with gas plasma boosts bioefficiency, developers claim

Process that treats whey with gas plasma boosts bioefficiency, developers claim

Summer Product Launches: Probiotic shots, lucid dreaming capsules, and more

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Sabinsa names Shaheen Majeed as company’s worldwide president

Sabinsa names Shaheen Majeed as company’s worldwide president

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Blackmores CEO and MD Christine Holgate has resigned after nine years at the company.

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Summer Product Launches: Probiotic shots, lucid dreaming capsules, and more

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