Listed in this section are various markets that companies may be interested in targeting with their ingredients, products and services. Within each sub-section you will find a compilation of news, feature articles, online exclusives and other relevant information that apply to each market.
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One of the largest markets for nutraceuticals, the antioxidant category represents various opportunities for functional food and dietary supplement applications, not to mention cosmeceutical and personal care. In this section of our site, you will find the most relevant news items and articles discussing the latest research, trends and issues related to antioxidants.
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One of the most lucrative consumer groups for nutraceuticals, companies have been hard at work designing formulations for this sector for the last several years, with no end in sight. From eye health products to products for brain health, there are many nutraceuticals that suit this set.
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In this section of our site you'll find the latest financial information pertaining to the nutraceuticals world. We've also compiled all news and related stories on the state of healthcare around the globe and how it is impacting the business of nutraceuticals.
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Whether for health enhancement or product differentiation, the confectionery segment is ripe with opportunities for nutraceutical ingredients. Here you'll find the latest research on the benefits of inherently healthy sweets such as dark chocolate, cocoa and flavonols, as well as the most current market trends related to fortified gums and candy.
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Companies serving the contract manufacturing side of the nutraceuticals business are the workhorses of the industry. Possessing unique insights on market, product and ingredients trends, contract manufacturers are vital to the survival of the dietary supplement and functional food markets. Visit this section of our website for the latest news and stories related to developments in this sector.
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An emerging category for nutraceuticals, cosmeceuticals/nutriscosmetics remains one of the most intriguing and dynamic. Follow the latest developments by reviewing related news and stories we've collected here.
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The dairy sector offers several opportunities to the nutraceuticals market in the way of probiotics, proteins and dairy calcium. In this section, we've compiled all relevant stories, research and news items pertaining to the dairy sector, so that you can plan appropriate product development strategies.
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In this corner of our site, we bring you cutting-edge developments related to the delivery of nutraceuticals in dietary supplements and functional foods. Whether you need information on tablets, capsules, strips, effervescents, powders or new food and beverage technologies, this section has all the information you need when it comes to safe, efficacious delivery.
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This section of our website contains information specific to dietary supplement trends, consumer awareness and applications. Dietary supplements play a major role in health maintenance and prevention, so it's important to stay current on all of the issues.
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During the last several years, fatty acids such as CLA and omega 3, 6 and 9 have become increasingly prominent in both the dietary supplement and functional food markets. Here you will be able to note the evolution of these ingredients in order to plan future product application strategies.
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Both flavors and colors have been instrumental in the development of functional foods and dietary supplements. Flavors and colors increase the appeal of foods and beverages fortified with nutraceuticals; they also play a role in the impact of dietary supplements. This section provides news and articles discussing the evolutions and latest developments relevant to these markets.
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Fiber has always been an important part of consumers' diets—its role in health and nutrition is undisputable. These days, thanks to the emergence of new technologies, product applications featuring fiber have become much more palatable. Here we break down the various fiber categories and discuss their utility in various functional food and dietary supplement formulations.
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This market has grown exponentially in sales and appeal during the last decade. Only Nutraceuticals World offers the cutting-edge information you need on this always-evolving sector in order to stay ahead of the curve. From prominent ingredients to consumer awareness to important health categories, this corner of our site is chockfull of useful information that will help you plan future product and market strategies.
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This category focuses on trends, product activity and consumer awareness in relation to green foods such as algae, cereal grasses, aloe, seaweed, kelp, chlorella and spirulina. These dynamic ingredients play a large role in today's market in formulations that target everything from energy to overall wellness.
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Herbs and botanicals make up a large part of the dietary supplement market, and in recent years have become integral to functional food and beverage development as well. In this section, we offer all of the latest news and articles on these functional ingredients, including sales information, trends, consumer awareness and research briefs.
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Functional ingredients from the sea have served the dietary supplement and functional food market well during the past several years. This knowledge center provides updates on ingredients such as omega 3s, algae, astaxanthin and krill. There's information surfacing all the time on these valuable ingredients and you'll find everything you need here in order to stay on top of market developments.
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Always a solid segment of the nutraceuticals landscape, minerals are equally prominent in both dietary supplements and functional foods. Here we'll bring you the most up-to-date features on old standbys like calcium, selenium and zinc, but also the emerging developments in terms of the more obscure minerals like magnesium, phosphorus and copper.
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It's only natural for consumers to want the best from their sweeteners. In recent years, product developers have made significant strides in finding sweeteners that are both palatable and healthy. In this section of our site, you will find all relevant news, articles and research on natural sweeteners like stevia, agave, sucralose and lo han guo.
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The natural and organic movement has touched nearly every industry across the product spectrum. While natural and organic first gained prominence in foods and beverages, they have also made significant inroads to the dietary supplement market, and more recently personal care. Today natural and organic are commonplace in the natural foods channel, with mainstream channels not far behind. From ingredients to finished products, this part of nutraceuticalsworld.com is specifically devoted to all things natural and organic.
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Thanks to mounting demand for healthy convenience foods, nutrition bars have carved out a nice niche for themselves during the past decade. Bringing in millions of dollars in sales, nutrition bars have become standard purchases for anyone who believes in health and nutrition and lives a life on the go. Evolving from the traditional cereal bar, nutrition bars are a step ahead in terms of their nutrient profile and the health benefits they offer.
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One of the most explosive corners of the nutraceuticals market, the omega 3 category has really taken off during the past 10 years. This section of our website is fully dedicated to the application of omega 3s in both dietary supplements and functional foods. Here you'll also find the latest consumer and scientific research specific to omega 3s like DHA, EPA and ALA.
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The safety and efficacy of dietary supplements and functional foods a lot of times comes down to their packaging. Without the proper materials valuable nutraceutical ingredients are vulnerable to breakdown and contamination. In this corner of the website, you'll learn about all of the relevant packaging options available to nutraceutical products. We've also compiled a significant amount of information on the recent surge in sustainable packaging.
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We've been tracking trends in this market since the beginning of its impressive growth curve. Companion animals and their health and well-being have become just as important in some cases as human health and well-being. In this section, you'll find out what works in pet nutrition products and what doesn't.
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Friendly bacteria (probiotics) and their food source (prebiotics) have become important tools in support of digestive health, immunity and other health conditions. This knowledge center will tell you everything you need to know about their sales growth, trends, formulation issues and product applications.
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All important ingredients in dietary supplement and functional food formulations, proteins, peptides and amino acids have similar yet distinct health properties. This section contains all relevant news and articles related to these ingredient categories.
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Strong quality and safety measures are paramount for the legitimate function of any business. Here you will find the most recent discussions on the state of quality and safety within both the dietary supplement and functional food markets.
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Rules and regulations governing the sale, safety and quality of nutraceutical ingredients and finished products are essential to market function worldwide. In this section, we provide you with the most up-to-date information on regulations impacting both dietary supplements and functional foods from all corners of the globe, including Western and Eastern Europe, Asia, North and South America, Australia/New Zealand and the Middle East.
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Scientific and clinical evidence supporting the health benefits of dietary supplements and functional foods has become an important part of doing business in these markets. Fact is consumers want proof that these products are safe and that they work as they're supposed to. This section of our site contains the most current information relevant to the research behind various products.
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An important quality control tool, testing has evolved dramatically in relation to dietary supplements and to a lesser extent functional foods during the past decade. Due to the passage of GMPs for dietary supplements, many companies have become very active in this arena. From herbs and botanicals to vitamins, minerals and specialty ingredients, this corner of nutraceuticalsworld.com offers the latest developments pertaining to the testing of these ingredients.
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This category has been a solid foundation of the nutraceuticals market for several decades. Along with minerals, vitamins play an essential role in supporting many health benefits. Whether you need information on fortification or dietary supplement formulations, this is the place you can go to stay current on the latest developments with vitamins like A, B, C, D, and many others.
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