Digestible: Getting the Industry On Board with Enzyme Supplements, with John Davidson of Deerland Probiotics and Enzymes

+ more

 

Good digestion is important, and a lot of products in the that marketplace benefiting gut health include probiotics and enzymes. How is this marketplace responding to an increased interest from consumers?

John Davidson is the Director of Innovation and Education for Deerland Probiotics and Enzymes. Davidson, a 30-year veteran of the enzyme supplement industry, joined us on the podcast to educate us on what’s new in product development and formulation. He breaks down the current marketplace for probiotic solutions, how consumer demand is driving production and creating growing pains, and why clinical studies are the most difficult-to-surpass but most necessary barrier to entry.

As more technologies and information become available, Deerland has focused more on probiotics; especially via the Human Microbiome Project, a worldwide initiative that’s attempting to map out the entire human gut and determine which genetic materials interact with us as a body host and with one another.

It used to be, said Davidson, that we could only study organisms that we could culture on a plate, but now we can see the DNA and identify items that can’t even be cultured. We trace the “fingerprints” back to find out what those individual organisms are.

For the latest news, videos, and podcasts in the Food & Beverage Industry, be sure to subscribe to our industry publication.

Follow us on social media for the latest updates in B2B!

Twitter – @FoodMKSL
Facebook – facebook.com/marketscale
LinkedIn – linkedin.com/company/marketscale

Latest

On a Roll: The Right Adhesives for Roll Coating in Mattress Manufacturing
April 20, 2021
On a Roll seeks to answer the questions of, “Why roll coat?” and, “What adhesives should mattress manufacturers use?” Sharing his expertise is Steve Adams, Business Manager at Worthen Industries. In mattress Read more
Will Chipotle’s Investment In Education Pay Off For Its Employees?
April 20, 2021
Chipotle launched its new debt-free tuition program for its employees. The program will cover those majoring in agriculture, culinary, and hospitality industries. The move shows intention for how the QSR values Read more
Track to the Future: Array Technologies Achieves ISO 9001:2015 Certification
April 20, 2021
Array Technologies recently completed its ISO audits and ISO certification. This exciting step in Array Technologies' growth was the main topic of conversation for this episode of Track to the Future. Travis Read more