What do functional foods mean for us?

In TFTAK we belive that food can have other potentially positive effect on health beyond basic nutrition and by using advanced technological methods or novel ingredients food can be turned into something much more.

Methods used for functional food product development

Consumers are constantly seeking for new products especially those that are healthy and nutritious. Therefore, our competencies in functional food product development are needed by our partners to provide exceptional sensory experience, but also support customers body and mind. We offer our expertise in talking about benefits of fermentation technologies, combining different functional ingredients, looking for balance in macronutrient levels and reducing sugar and salt contents.

We offer the following solutions:

  • Clean label
  • Optimizing fat, sugar and salt content
  • Fiber and protein enriched foods
  • Food enhanced or enriched with vitamins and minerals
  • Addition of live bacteria

Examples of functional food product development in TFTAK

Recent studies have shown that many people do not consume enough dietary fiber to support their health just by following their everyday diet, especially Western diet. Functional food product development could help design products that complement the menu without changing the diet. As an example, TFTAK helped develop fiber enriched dairy products with vitamin D. Besides improvements in gut microbiota, consumer intervention study also showed an increase of blood D vitamin levels after regular consumption of fiber enriched dairy products.

Furthermore, we helped to develop a series of functional soups – ranging from boosting your immunity to supporting gut health.

Sample products launched by our partners

Healthy and functional food product development team created a plant-based protein enriched raw bar for Ampstükk

Healthy and functional food product development team created a plant-based protein enriched raw bar for Ampstükk

Elsavie high-fiber product range launched as a result of a fruitful collaboration with healthy and functional food product development team

Elsavie high-fiber product range launched as a result of a fruitful collaboration with healthy and functional food product development team

Healthy and functional food product development has a growing importance among our projects. Passionate about improving the overall health of consumers, we are happy to commit to improving your product portfolio.

Let us innovate together!

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