Immunity Ingredients innovation

Sep 2022
INNOVA MARKET INSIGHTS COMMENTARY
The use of immune health ingredients in food & beverage launches, is increasing globally, revealing a +15% year-over-year growth when comparing 2020 and 2021 launches. In 2021, the top category of global product launches tracked with immune health ingredients is Baby & Toddlers (26%). In... More rightarrow
TOP 3 SUB-CATEGORIES
  1. Baby Formula/Milk
  2. Sports Powders
  3. Energy Drinks
INGREDIENTS ANALYZED
Food & beverage launches only;
Vitamin C
KEY TAKEOUTS
GROWTH/DECLINE IN TRACKED PRODUCT LAUNCHES
+9% (2020 vs 2021)

TOP COMPANY
Nestle

TOP CATEGORY
Baby & Toddler

TOP INGREDIENTS
Vitamin C

REGION ANALYZED
Global

DATE ANALYZED
2020 vs 2021

Source: Innova Market Insights

Previous Ingredient Analysis on NutritionInsight.com

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The use of plant-based claims in supplements & sports nutrition launches, is increasing globally, featuring a +25% year-over-year growth when comparing 2020 and 2021 launches. In 2021, the top subcategories of global supplements and sports nutrition launches tracked with plant-based claims are vitamins/minerals (22%), botanical/herbal supplements (22%) and sports powders (17%). In 2021, turmeric, beetroot and curcumin are the leading ingredients among the supplements & sports nutrition launches tracked with plant-based claim. The top positionings of global product launches tracked with plant based claim in 2021 are immune health (31%), brain-mood health (24%), and energy & stamina (22%).
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