Global consumers are now keen knowing the origin and background of their food. They want more of transparency where their food comes from. People are interested in food which is high in nutrients and with immunity-boosting ingredients to stay them fit and healthy.
Companies are innovating their products with active ingredients that has more health benefits; its natural flavors, colors and texture as well. Consumers have shown more interest in food that is high in nutrients to promote immunity.
Global flavors for 2021 that are expected to attract the consumers are mainly tea extract such as matcha and moringa. Healthier drinks are still on focus this year and the increase of health-conscious consumers will be a longer trend in drinks.
Below are some of our suggesting ingredients for healthy beverages:
- Matcha is powdered, whole leaf green tea that has been associated with health, happiness and wisdom throughout Eastern cultures. The science is packed with antioxidants, flavonoids and a ton of vitamins and minerals. Studies even suggest that the green tea can help promote cardiovascular health, bone strength and prevent chronic illnesses.
- Moringa seed extract comes from the drum stick tree which is a South Indian tree that is also now cultivated in other areas such as Africa or South America. Moringa is very rich in various nutrients including vitamins, minerals, amino acids, lipids, etc. Moringa also contains various bioactive compounds including isothiocyanates, flavonoids, polyphenols, etc.
- Teavigo (an innovative product by Taiyo), the major catechin in green tea – known as Epigallocatechin-3-Gallate, or EGCg – is the main contributor to its many health benefits. Scientists believe antioxidants protect and repair cells from damage and may provide natural benefits for heart health, weight control and oral care (teeth and breath).
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