Day: August 23, 2022

Reformulating With Natural Preservatives

Preservatives are used broadly in home, personal care, food, and beverage products to ward off pathogenic organisms and slow spoilage. They contribute to extending a product’s shelf-life and ensure product safety. Following years of negative attention on preservatives, brand owners are addressing concern in response to emerging regulatory action and consumer outcry. Federal legislation was …

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Microbiome-targeted ingredients: Opportunities for product line expansions

The COVID-19 pandemic ushered in an increased awareness of our microbial environment and of the impacts that our personal microbiomes can have on our gut health, skin health, immune health, and mood. Consumers want to know how to introduce beneficial microbes into their personal and environmental microbiomes via  consumption of nutraceuticals or biotically fortified foods, …

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Reduced Impact Products That Support Line Extension

Over the last several years, innovative concentrated product formats have taken off: gels, liquid cartridges, powder concentrates, and tableted concentrates.  For many of our clients developing cleaning, personal care, and water-based beverages, these emerging formats are of interest because they mitigate a product’s environmental impact by  – reducing plastics use and carbon dioxide emissions associated …

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