Amino acids innovation

Dec 2018

  • Key Takeouts

    GROWTH/DECLINE IN TRACKED PRODUCT LAUNCHES

    +9.3% (2017 vs 2016)

    Top Company

    Top Category

    Top Ingredient

    Region Analyzed

    Global

    Date Analyzed

    2017 vs 2016

    Innova Market Insights Commentary

    The use of amino acids increases by 9.3% from 2016 to 2017. The leading category for tracked launches globally in 2017 is sports nutrition (39%). The leading amino acid ingredients used in all 2017 food & beverage launches tracked were Taurine (31%), Leucine (23%), Isoleucine (21%). The fastest growing health ... 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 Nov 2018

The use of pulse ingredients grew +8% from 2016 to 2017. The leading category for tracked launches globally in 2017 was Ready Meals (20%). The leading pulse ingredients used in all 2017 food & beverage launches tracked were Chickpea (22%), Lentil (13%), Black Bean (9%). The fastest growing health positionings from 2016 to 2017: High/Source Of Protein (20%), No Additives/Preservatives (12%), High/Source Of Fiber (11%), Gluten Free (9%), Organic (2%).

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Sports nutrition innovation Oct 2018

The sports nutrition category showed an expressive increase in 2017, featuring +18% in 2017 vs. 2016. The leading subcategory for product launches tracked globally in 2017 is Sports Powders (51%). The leading protein ingredients used in all 2017 sports nutrition launches tracked are Whey Protein Isolate (22%), Whey Protein Concentrate (20%) and Milk Protein Isolate (8.2%). The only featured health positioning with a positive growth from 2016 to 2017 is High/Source of Protein (+21%).

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Probiotics innovation Sep 2018

The use of probiotics increased by +9.5% in 2017 vs. 2016. The leading category for product launches tracked globally in 2017 was Dairy (60%). The leading probiotics used in all 2017 food & beverages launches tracked were Streptococcus Thermophilus (29%), Lactobacillus Acidophilus (26%) and Lactobacillus Bulgaricus (25%). The most featured health positionings with a positive growth from 2016 to 2017 were Probiotics (+27%), Gluten Free (+3.2%) and High/Source of Protein (+42%).