Sports nutrition innovation

Nov 2017

  • Key Takeouts

    GROWTH/DECLINE IN TRACKED PRODUCT LAUNCHES

    +8.5% (2016 vs 2015)

    Top Company

    Top Category

    Top Ingredient

    Region Analyzed

    Global

    Date Analyzed

    2016 vs 2015

    Innova Market Insights Commentary

    Sports Nutrition launches went up in 2016, and enjoyed a CAGR of +8.5% from 2015 to 2016.The leading sub-category for Sports Nutrition launches tracked globally in 2016 was Sports Powders (53%). The leading protein ingredients used in all 2016 Sports Nutrition launches tracked were whey protein isolate (21%), whey protein ... More rightarrow

    Top 3 Sub-Categories

    Trending

    Ingredients analyzed

    Food & beverage launches only;

    Source: Innova Market Insights

Previous Ingredient Analysis on NutritionInsight.com

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Pulse ingredients innovation Oct 2017

The use of pulse ingredients went up in 2016, featuring +12.0% from 2015 to 2016. The leading category for tracked launches globally in 2016 was Ready Meals (19.5%). The leading pulse ingredients used in all 2016 food & beverage launches tracked were Bean, Not Specified (25.2%), Chickpea (21.9%) and Lentil (13.0%). The most featured health positionings with a positive growth from 2015 to 2016 were Allergy (+33.4%), Gluten Free (+32.5%), No Additives/Preservatives (+14.5%), Organic (+37.5%), and High/Source of Fiber (+41.1%).

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Marine oils innovation Sep 2017

The use of marine oils was mostly stable in 2016, featuring CAGR of -0.6% from 2015 to 2016. The leading category for tracked launches globally in 2016 was Baby & Toddlers (53.8%). The leading marine oils used in all 2016 food & beverage launches tracked were Fish Oil (86.1%), Algae Oil (6.6%) and Cod Liver Oil (4.9%). The fastest growing health positionings from 2015 to 2016: Lactose Free (17.4%), Energy/Alertness (+17.1%), Vitamin/Mineral Fortified (15.5%), Immune Health (13.7%) and Allergy (5.3%).

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Superfruits innovation (Asia) Aug 2017

The use of superfruit ingredients in new Asian product launches tracked increased by 165% in H2 2016 from H2 2015. The use of the top 5 superfruit ingredients also increased by 228%.The top sub-category for tracked launches containing superfruit ingredients in Asia is FRUIT BASED SNACKS (52%). The leading superfruit ingredient used is Jujube (34%), with all of the top 5 superfruit ingredients to demonstrate growth in H2 2016 from H2 2015.The leading health positioning for product launches tracked containing superfruit ingredients is no additives/preservatives (16%). Of the top 5 health positionings, no additives/preservatives and natural demonstrated growth in H2 2016 from H2 2015.