Natural label claims, probiotics and sodium reduction were among the topics that tickled tweeters’ fingertips from the recent Institute of Food Technologists 2012 show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Here's a roundup of some tweets from the Engredea team and others from the show.
What do you foresee for the lutein market in 2012?
Lutein is going to be a strong ingredient in the coming year. Ever since we have been involved with lutein we have seen a steady expansion. Eye health is one of the top health concerns. Preventing AMD is one of lutein’s benefits. But I’d talk about overall eye-health because it is more encompassing.
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