5 Trends in the Functional Beverage Industry

Recently, AFS, a functional ingredients manufacturer, released five trends that are shaping the functional beverage industry.

1. Caffeine in functional drinks is being replaced by new ingredients due to its side effects.

2. Indian spices such as ginger and turmeric provide consumers with new options to meet flavor and health needs.

3. Hemp protein which has high protein content will have more applications in functional drinks

4. Adding rejuvenating botanicals to functional drinks becomes more common.

5. Organic, natural sources of vitamin C may replace synthetic vitamin C in beverages.

(Source: Foodaily)

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