Expert Series Reports
A best-of collection of the top 10 Anatomy columns discussing R&D outside the lab, how to choose a qualified supplier, tackling regulations and more.
Consumers are increasingly interested in high-value cosmetic and personal care products, leading formulators and suppliers to invest in R&D efforts to optimize inclusion of ingredients such as aloe, oats and stem cells.
Key success factors in the dietary supplement market include spending time in R&D on sensory characteristics, targeting a specific demographic with appropriate delivery formats, and reviewing IP behind the product and ingredients to secure unique market positioning.
Fortified and functional foods can play a key role in helping consumers meet desired nutrient intake. Knowing the formulation techniques to incorporate the nutrients into palatable products that fit into an on-the-go lifestyle requires R&D expertise.