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Sports Nutrition

Identifying new opportunities in the fast-growing sports nutrition category

Formulating for Success in sports nutrition 

With positive lifestyle associations that appeal to health-aware consumers, sports nutrition is well positioned to cross over successfully into more mainstream food and beverage categories. 

Category boundaries are blurring. This is creating new opportunities as well as new challenges.

To meet the demand for better tasting products, as consumers expect the same great eating and drinking experience in sports nutrition as they do in wider food and beverage products. 

Overcome your formulation challenges with Ingredion 

Meet the key trends in sports nutrition successfully and formulate products that offer the ideal taste, texture, nutritional appeal and functionality. 

Challenge our formulation experts to help you: 

  • Formulate balanced, sugar-like sweetness with zero added sugar  
  • Improve mouthfeel, texture, and solubility even in deep sugar reductions  
  • Create great-tasting, vegan products using plant-based proteins 
  • Optimise sweetness and reduce off-notes and bitterness 
  • Enhance flavours for better tasting functional sports nutrition products

Find your ingredients in our portfolio of sports nutrition products.

Report: Meeting consumer demands in sports nutrition

Sports nutrition is showing year-on-year growth and is expected to reach €35 million by 2025 in EMEA.

Meet the growing opportunity in sports nutrition by partnering with Ingredion. Explore how to formulate products that offer the ideal taste, texture, nutritional appeal, and functionality that consumers demand.

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Meet growing demand for great-tasting, low sugar and calorie-reduced products with stevia sweeteners from PureCircle by Ingredion.

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Find the right ingredients for your needs

Discover innovative ingredients that solve your challenges in Sports Nutrition formulations.

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