Gut microbiome – a game-changer for the food industry
Leatherhead’s experts examine why, how and when the gut microbiome can potentially revolutionise the food industry.
The gut microbiome is gaining recognition as one of the starting points for personalised nutrition. With 32% of adults globally wanting products that match their personal dietary and nutritional needs more readily available, and consumers starting to become aware of the relationship between diet, the gut and health, food manufacturers are keen to tap into this emerging demand. In order to secure a slice of the market and earn consumer loyalty, food & drink manufacturers must prove that their products can deliver the promised benefits. Leatherhead Food Research’s Dr Pretima Titoria and Professor Kathy Groves examine why, how and when the gut microbiome can potentially revolutionise the food industry.
This article appeared in the Autumn 2017 issue of Nutraceuticals Now.