S05 Ep124
What's behind ingredient innovation to support mood and cognition?

Host Lynn Dornblaser is joined by food scientist Stephanie Mattucci in a discussion about ingredients in food and drink that maintain brain function and support mood health. Do consumers really know the science behind buzzwords on product packaging? Listen to find out more about emerging ingredients to look out for – from everyday caffeine to ancient Ayurvedic medicine – and what marketers need to know before jumping into their next product innovation.

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Meet the Host
Lynn Dornblaser
Director, Innovation and Insight, Mintel Consulting
Meet the Guests
Stephanie Mattucci
CFS, Director, Mintel Food & Drink and Mintel Purchase Intelligence Research
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