The US immune support market is in very rude health. The market is valued at over $15 billion and growing at a compound annual growth rate of over 7% per year, according to Datamonitor.
But which ingredients are driving this growth?
How do they work and how strong is the science? What claims can be made?
Are supplements or functional foods and beverages driving this growth? What do consumers understand? And what’s next for immune support in the US?
Cognitive health – memory, reaction time, attention span, and so on – is a lifelong issue: Every life stage has specific nutritional requirements to ensure optimal function and development, or to delay decline.Ongoing research is exploring the potential of bioactives to help boost or maintain cognitive function, with ingredients like omega-3s, curcumin, anthocyanins, lutein, vitamin E, and citicoline supported by a compelling body of science.
Building muscle, boosting recovery, or enhancing endurance? Sports nutrition products target a range of end points for elite and amateur athletes alike, but which ingredients have the science to support the marketing?
What’s the best way to deliver these?
Which ingredients are emerging?
What’s innovative with protein? And what’s the next big micro-trend within the sports mega-trend?
Bars or drinks? Weekend warriors or fitness walkers?
The US sports nutrition market is dynamic and diverse beast, valued at an eye-watering $10 billion for drinks, shots, bars, gels, and supplements. But who are the consumers, which products are driving category growth, and what’s next for sports and lifestyle nutrition?
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In October 2015, Chicago will host the first ever Food Vision USA event. Building on the success of the Food Vision global event, held annually in Cannes, France since 2013, Food Vision USA will focus exclusively on the dynamics of the world’s biggest food market and the energy and creativity of the manufacturers operating within it.
The understanding of how nutrition and diet can influence inflammation is deepening. Several years ago it was touted as the next big thing for nutrition and nutraceuticals, but regulatory constraints have stifled what can be said about the potential benefits. ‘Inflammation’ is not forbidden in structure-function claims, however, but you have to choose the wording carefully.
Food Vision is an all inclusive, three day event with a format designed to facilitate knowledge transfer; develop commercial opportunities, and grow business relationships for leaders in the international nutrition and food & drink industries.
In April 2016, Singapore will host the first ever Food Vision Asia event, a forum that brings together senior figures in food R&D, marketing and business strategy from Asian food and nutrition businesses and from non-Asian companies eager to leverage opportunities in this expanding market.
Ingredient Marketplace 2016
, Mind of the Consumer, is the only B2B event for the nutraceutical space that analyzes how the mind of the consumer impacts ingredient science + finished product innovation. Join us to discover your next innovation!