The growing appreciation of the benefits of natural health products is driving the demand for nutraceutical ingredients suppliers, as well as functional, and bioactive ingredients in food supplements and functional diets.

Nutraceutical and functional food and beverage companies are increasingly looking for innovative bioactive ingredients that possess therapeutic properties to improve health, modulate metabolic processes, delay ageing, increase life expectancy, and either treat or prevent chronic diseases such as diabetes, obesity, cancer, and coronary heart diseases.

Finding the best nutraceutical, functional, and bioactive ingredients/processes for the food industry

Just Food has listed some of the leading suppliers of nutraceutical, functional, and bioactive ingredients/processes based on its intel, insights, and decades-long experience in the sector.

The list also includes suppliers of botanical extracts that can add flavour, taste, colour, aroma, sensory appealing attributes, and nutritional and other functional benefits to food products and improve their marketability.

The information contained within the download document is useful for food and nutrition scientists, healthcare scientists and consultants, food biotechnologists, food processing plant managers, engineers, operations and quality executives, procurement officers, and any other individual involved in nutraceutical and functional food product development, processing, and safety assurance.

The download contains detailed information on nutraceutical, functional, and bioactive ingredient/process specialists for the food industry and their product lines, alongside contact details to aid your purchasing decision.

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Nutraceutical and bioactive ingredients in natural health and functional food products

Nutraceutical and bioactive ingredients used in natural health food products and wellness-focused food supplements include, but are not limited to:

  • Flavonoids, carotenoids, polyphenols, curcumin, and phytosterols
  • Prebiotics, probiotics, bioactive peptides, and nano-bio minerals
  • Conjugated linolenic acid and long-chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid
  • Pectin, glucosinolates, tannins, and isoflavones
  • Lipoic acid, astaxanthin, lutein, and zeaxanthin
  • Resveratrol, glucosamine, chondroitin sulphate, and
  • Ginseng, echinacea, green tea, speciality carbohydrates, folic acid, and cod liver oil