How Are Capsules Made?

What are capsules? In 1968, the use of capsules rose within the medical industry as an alternative way of consuming medicines and food supplements without the negative effects of bad tastes and bitterness that often-put people off consuming tablets. The most popular form of capsule is the hard-shelled capsule, which often contain dry powdered ingredients. […]



Lonza launch new clean label capsule range

Lonza launch new clean label capsule range In 2020, France will ban the use of titanium dioxide as a food additive after the country’s health and safety agency said there is not enough evidence to guarantee the safety of the substance. Titanium dioxide is widely used within the industry as a whitener in capsule shells […]

Are We Becoming Obsessed With Protein?

Do you feel you are getting enough protein? The question proves to be its own answer. If you worry about protein intake you are almost certainly eating enough. This is the new paradox of what is being described as a protein obsession – for many, people assume protein means healthy and good. A good way […]

Does Your Gut Health Affect Your Mental Health?

Your microbiome – the diverse population of bacteria that live within your gastrointestinal tract plays an important role in the health of your gut and other aspects of your physical health, from inflammatory skin disorders to obesity.

Stevia vs Sucralose – What’s the difference?

The global department of agriculture estimates that Americans have added more sugar to their diet every year since 1970 up until 2000. When daily sugar intake dropped, the market for sugar-like extracts increased. The sugar substitute market was estimated to be worth $13.26 billion in 2015, projected to reach $16.5 billion by 2020. Only 18% […]

What’s New in the World of Protein?

When choosing a protein, your consumers are very likely to choose from a whey, casein or vegan protein blend such as pea, rice or hemp. However, as new developments take place, new protein sources enter the market with a fantastic selection of benefits across the health sector, not just sports nutrition. Egg white protein As […]

The Power of 3

When looking through the rising number of food supplements available on the market today, how can you separate the most popular brands?

Do Vegans Really Need To Take Supplements?

Veganuary launched in the UK in January 2014, aiming to encourage consumers to try a vegan lifestyle for the month of January.

Predicted Supplement Trends 2019

The UK’s nutritional supplement market is expected to reach £13 billion growing at a CAGR of 6% by 2023.

Trends of 2019 – 6 key trends that will impact the supplement industry

Late September, global consumer research published a report showing supplement trends and that consumers are now…

The Vitamin Segment – Global dietary Supplements Market 2018-2023

It is no secret that vitamins have been a staple with food supplements since the 1900s. They are a fantastic way to avoid the flu season, boosting immunity and overall health as vitamins and minerals are an essential part of everyday health. The global food supplement market was valued at $96 billion in 2017 and […]

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