In recent years, energy drinks have shown a boom trend, with rapid development in consumption growth, market growth and new product launch. The development of energy drinks stems from consumers' demand for health. Vitamins, minerals, plant extracts and other nutrients as well as preservative-free, natural, organic and low-sugar features are the focus of consumers' choice of energy drinks.
Energy drinks are mostly used to replenish energy and enhance energy, so the added plant ingredients either contain natural caffeine or contain a lot of nutrients. The following are some common plant ingredients of energy drinks.
Curcumin is from Jiang Ke, Araceae in the roots of certain plants in the extraction of a chemical component, Curcumin as the orange yellow crystalline powder, Various bitter taste In food production mainly used In sausage products, canned food, sauce halogen products such as coloring.
In addition, ginseng extract, green tea extract and other common energy drink ingredients.
New plant extracts are attracting much attention
With the concept of superfood proposed, some new plant ingredients began to be concerned, in food and beverage applications are more and more frequent.
Lycium barbarum extract
Goji berries are already a popular health food in China, but they are a very popular ingredient in western countries. Chinese wolfberry has been used as a medicinal material to nourish the liver and kidney, and at the same time, it has immunomodulatory effect, promoting the hematopoietic function, as well as anti-aging, anti-mutation, anti-tumor, regulating blood lipid, protecting the liver and resisting fatty liver, regulating blood sugar, and regulating blood pressure.
Acai berry extract
Acai berry is America's favorite healthy diet food, native to Brazil. Acai berry is rich in a variety of vitamins and antioxidants, has a very obvious effect on the human body, mainly reflected in the antioxidant, anti-free radicals, enhance skin immunity, anti-aging, maintain oily skin balance, reduce cholesterol and other aspects.
Huckleberry is a small berry from northern Europe that can appear purplish blue or purplish red. The main active ingredient is anthocyanin. Cranberries are similar in appearance to blueberries, but they contain four to five times more anthocyanins than blueberries, and are better for your health.
With the further expansion of energy drinks market, more natural plant extracts will be used as ingredients in beverages, bringing new vitality to the plant extracts industry.