Market Research

  • Healthcare Trends | Immune Function

    European Market for Immune Health Products

    The rising incidence of problems related to high blood pressure and a weak immune system as well as the gravitation toward preventative healthcare is driving the European market for nutritional solutions in immune and antihypertensive health, accordi…

  • Fatty Acids

    Omega 3 Awareness Reaches Critical Mass

    Awareness of omega 3 fatty acids, among the most important nutrients for physical and mental health, has reached critical mass, according to a new Packaged Facts report titled “Omega-3: Global Product Trends and Opportunities.” Correspond…

  • Medical Nutrition

    Medical Nutrition Market Emerging

    A small number of products for specific diseases have been introduced over the years, but companies have only recently started to focus on the specific nutritional requirements of patients with different diseases in depth. A new report from Business…

  • Dietary Supplements

    Omega 3 & 6 Market to Witness Continued Growth

    The omega 3 market is expected to witness considerable growth, as it continues penetrating the functional foods and dietary supplements arena, according to a new report from Markets and Markets titled “Omega 3 & 6 Market by Source, Applicat…

  • Global L-Carnitine Market

    Driven by rising consumer concerns about weight management, health related issues and the importance of healthy, functional foods, the global market for L-carnitine is forecast to reach nearly $128 million by the year 2017, according to a new report…

  • Functional Foods & Beverages

    Functional Ready-to-Drink Beverages

    Energy drinks—the “bad boys” of the beverage world—have become a driving force behind a resurgence in the beverage market, according to market research publisher Packaged Facts. Sales of energy drinks—along with the perf…

  • Clinical Nutrition Products

    Overall sales of clinical nutrition products are rising with an aging population in the U.S. and EU as well as rising incidence of illnesses and conditions that require clinical nutrition. But sales of clinical nutrition products containing probiotic…

  • Consumer Trends | Sports Nutrition

    Sports Nutrition

    The sports nutrition market is benefitting from a rising global awareness of the importance of exercise, which has fostered distinct consumer segments, according to a new report from Datamonitor titled “Exercise and Sports Nutrition: Consumer T…

  • Functional Foods & Beverages | Regulations

    Botanicals in Food and Drinks

    A new report form Business Insights titled “Targeted Botanical and Herbal Food and Drinks in Europe” analyzes the impact of new health claims legislation on the botanical and herbal food and drinks industry. By examining the current produ…

  • Wellness Ingredients Trend Mapping Report

    Revitalizing one’s physical well-being through diet rather than doctor prescribed medications or supplements has pushed foods fortified with health-boosting properties to the forefront of consumer culinary demands, according to “The Welln…

  • Social Media Strategies in Healthy Foods & Beverages

    Food and beverage marketers know they need to understand social media, but many still have more questions than answers about how best to use this new technology and how to avoid the pitfalls, according to a new report from New Nutrition Business. The…

  • Global Soft Drinks Market

    Rising consumer interest in health and naturalness is strongly reflected in new product activity in the global soft drinks market. According to Innova Market Insights, 60% of soft drink launches recorded globally in 2010 had a health positioning of s…

  • Food Flavors and Ingredients

    Consumer thriftiness and health-consciousness will continue to influence the food and beverage ingredient and flavor trends that emerge in 2011, according to “Food Flavors and Ingredients Outlook 2011” from Packaged Facts. The market rese…

  • Pet Supplements and Nutraceuticals

    Sales of pet supplements and nutraceutical treats felt the impact of the recession, due primarily to a downturn on the equine side of the market, but the market now appears set to track back up, Packaged Facts reports. Many positive factors are at pl…

  • Soy Foods

    The global market for soy foods is forecast to exceed $42 billion by the year 2015, according to a new report from Global Industry Analysts Inc. Increasing health consciousness, growing demand for nutritious diets and rising consumer awareness about…

  • Gluten-Free Foods & Beverages

    Packaged Facts says gluten-free foods and beverages, once regarded as niche products only of interest to people who couldn’t tolerate wheat, have transformed into mainstream sensations embraced by consumers both out of necessity and as a person…

  • Dietary Supplements | Regulations | Vitamins

    Vitamins and Dietary Supplements Regulations

    Concerns regarding product safety, efficacy and deceptive advertising practices of vitamins and dietary supplements are causing regulatory agencies to take a deeper look, and to revise the regulations for such products, according to a new report from…

  • The Global Carotenoids Market

    The global carotenoids market is expected to reach $1.2 billion by the year 2015, driven by rising consumer awareness about health benefits offered by various carotenoids and the shift toward healthy and natural food products, according to a report f…

  • European Marine and Algae Oils

    Abundant scientific research on the health benefits of omega 3 ingredients has given the category a definitive edge in the functional foods market, according to a new Frost & Sullivan report titled “Strategic Analysis of the European Marine…

  • Oats

    The resurgence of oats as an ingredient in the food industry has continued in recent years, driven by a healthy image as a high-energy, wholegrain and heart-benefit food, according to Innova Market Insights. Breakfast cereals account for nearly 40% o…