Fermented ingredients help enhance the nutritional and sensory profile of food and drinks, taking the clean label trend in a new direction.

Neha Srivastava, Patent Analyst – Food & Drink / Beauty & Personal Care

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      • [Graph] Global: share of drink launches* which mentions "ferment" on packaging featuring selected functional health claims, May 2016-Apr 2021

      • [Graph] Global: patents related to fermented food & ingredients*, published each year, Jan 2011-Mar 2021
      • [Graph] Global: top 10 organisations with active patent families describing fermented ingredients & finished foods prepared using fermented ingredients*, April 2021
      • Boosting gut health and immunity
      • Tackling metabolic diseases via fermented food
      • Improve sensory qualities and shelf life

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