Supply And Demand

CoQ10 market expected to grow at 9.5% clip through 2024

CoQ10 market expected to grow at 9.5% clip through 2024

By Hank Schultz

The global market for CoQ10 was valued at $404 million in 2015, and could reach $1.36 billion by 2024, according to a report by Grand View Research.  The ingredient’s condition specific applications will continue to drive growth, the group said.

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China

Vitamin A prices set to continue to soar

By RJ Whitehead

After more than a year-long slump, China’s important vitamin A market is finally starting to rebound, with prices expected to continue to grow until the second-half 2016, according to market analyst CCM.

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Ruling issued in ZMC, Kaneka in CoQ10 patent dispute

By Hank Schultz

Chinese CoQ10 supplier ZMC and Kaneka, the Japanese company that pioneered a process for producing the dietary ingredient, have apparently reached a milestone in their longstanding patent dispute. Details of the ruling have been sealed, but one stakeholder...

Chia is here to stay, thanks to long-term planning by The Chia Co.

Chia is here to stay, thanks to long-term planning by The Chia Co.

By Elizabeth Crawford

A few years ago, chia seeds were virtually unheard of in the U.S., but now they are available across food categories and retail channels in a plethora of finished consumer goods and as an ingredient, thanks largely to long-range planning by The Chia Co.

Buying botanical extracts: Is your purchasing model obsolete?

Buying botanical extracts: Is your purchasing model obsolete?

By Tom Winn, sales and marketing manager, Phytochem International Inc, Ontario CA, USA

I'm relatively new to the botanicals industry, but I’ve been puzzled by the lack of attention that nutraceutical companies pay to the relationship between prices and harvest time.

A bumper crop of marigolds will send lutein prices down.

Rock bottom raw material prices unlikely to last, DNP says

By Hank Schultz

Some raw material prices that were recently at “rock bottom” may start rebounding in the second quarter of 2013 as supply and demand in these sectors returns to a balance, according a report from nutraceutical ingredients importer DNP International.

CNI brings healthy fibre to food makers

CNI brings healthy fibre to food makers

Colloides Naturels International targets natural market demand with a combination of a wheat fibre and an acacia gum fibre that provides non-soluble and soluble fibre for a wide variety of food applications.

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