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Energy Management Solutions for Ready-to-Drink (RTD) Beverage

Request Number 185111 | Author Suntory

Description

Suntory seeks to identify technologies and ingredients for beverage applications that help consumers with their energy management throughout the day.

Background

In particular, we are seeking ingredients that can provide increased functionality in the following key energy need states, from a mental/mood and/or physical point of view:

  • Stimulation & high energy
  • Performance & achievement
  • Control & focus
  • Comfort & relax
  • Balance & help
  • Enjoyment & social
  • Cognition & memory

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Key Success Criteria

Must-Haves

  • Soluble in water
  • Proven efficacy or at least strong supporting evidence of efficacy

Nice-to-Haves

  • Minimum taste impact
  • Natural
  • Commercial ready solutions
  • pH stable (3.0-4.0)
Possible Approaches

All approaches that are applicable for RTD beverage

Approaches not of interest

n/a

Preferred Collaboration types

To be negotiated

Additional Information

We would like to receive the following documents/information with your proposal.

  • Overview of company/academia
  • Executive summary of proposal
  • Clinical study data
  • Scientific article
  • Stability data of active ingredient
  • Patent document/status
  • Product specification