Functional foods and beverages have a been booming trend since the height of the pandemic and demand has only continued to gain momentum. A report by Future Business Insights stated that the market is projected to continue to grow at a CAGR of 9.5% during the forecast period of 2021-2028, reaching $529.66 billion in 2028.
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From on-the-go snacks that deliver nutrients, to better-for-you foods and beverages that fuel the gut microbiome, manufacturers have been meeting consumer demand with innovative products.
In the upcoming Flavorcon session, "Flavor Trends in Functional Foods & Beverages," Spoonshot experts will showcase new, innovative flavors, trending cuisines, ingredients and food types within the functional foods and beverages space.
According to a report by Future Business Insights, the global functional food and beverage market size was $281.14 billion in 2021.
A recent beverage trend report from Kerry states that beverages associated with health benefits, sustainability and better nutrition are gaining popularity among foodservice consumers.
With the massive potential for flavor innovation in this field, Sensapure has partnered with sports nutrition brand, Onnit, to take the stage to discuss the challenges of formulating these products.
Air Up is a scent-flavored hydration company that created a refillable drinking system that enhances water with scent.
Rajesh Potineni VP of RD&A Taste at Kerry Taste & Nutrition will take the stage at Flavorcon 2022 for his session, "Taste Optimization in Plant-Based Food and Beverages."
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