The concept of nutraceutical is one gaining traction across many sectors, from the pharma industry to the increasing interest of consumers.  But what are nutraceuticals exactly and what types of nutraceutical ingredients are being well received and successfully incorporated into brands’ catalogs? We take a look at the growing nutraceutical market. What are nutraceuticals? The
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Manuka honey is native to New Zealand and produced by bees pollinating the Manuka bush (Leptospermum scoparium). This specific origin is what gives Manuka honey its particular benefits and what has made it a popular ingredient for medicated confectionery options in recent years. What are the main medicinal properties of Manuka honey and how are
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How is royal jelly made. How to guarantee its quality
Royal jelly remains one of the most popular honey-related ingredients in the market. Considering its benefits as well as the growing market demand for natural food ingredients and supplements, it is not surprising that royal jelly is a star ingredient in food supplements. However, and while royal jelly has been appreciated for thousands of years,
food supplements in Europe
Consumers are increasingly informed and conscious about their dietary choices, and companies in the industry have been quick to respond by progressively incorporating food supplements into their portfolio. In such a context, food supplement regulation has become a crucial element to know and apply both for food supplements manufacturers in Europe and companies incorporating these ingredients.
Bee products
Beyond producing honey and beehive products as royal jelly, bee pollen and propolis, bees are crucial to maintaining healthy ecosystems and securing food supplies. In traditional medicine, people have long used natural bee products due to their biological actions and enhanced health attributes. Bee products for the pharma and food supplement industries During recent years,
Propolis extract has become a key natural ingredient for pharmaceutical and food supplement products. The main reason is that it contains many bioactive compounds that are very beneficial for health. Propolis has regained attention recently as consumers have an interest in a healthier lifestyle. Also, in products that strengthen their immune system.  Let’s think about
A clear opportunity for the Nutraceuticals market appeared as the internet has democratised the ability to investigate and be informed about personal health issues and remedies.  Also, while health and wellbeing are currently on the front of mind for the general public, accentuated by the recent global COVID-19 pandemic, nature is gaining ground on people’s
Royal jelly is a beehive product that is very much valued for its high minerals content, vitamins, and multiple healthy benefits. It is a natural source of vitamins B, riboflavin, biotin, pyridoxine, inositol, thiamine, niacin, pantothenic acid, and folic acid. The growing tendency that has been observed for years now is the consumption of natural
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We have been observing for over a year how health, wellbeing, and protection have become the main axis for the brands and the consumers and how this influences on the innovation of the food supplement industry. The consumers’ priority is taking care of their wellbeing, and this has stimulated the growth of the vitamins, minerals
2021 is presenting new challenges to the market in order to answer the new needs of the consumers. In the following article, we will review how some changes triggered off by the pandemic have accelerated some of the trends foreseen for the next 5 years. Here is our analysis of the seven key aspects that