Weight Management innovation

Jan 2019

  • Key Takeouts

    GROWTH/DECLINE IN TRACKED PRODUCT LAUNCHES

    -13% (2018 vs 2017)

    Top Company

    Top Category

    Top Ingredient

    Region Analyzed

    Global

    Date Analyzed

    2018 vs 2017

    Innova Market Insights Commentary

    Weight management claims in food and beverage launches are decreasing globally, featuring a -13% year-over-year growth when comparing 2017H1 and 2018H1 launches.In 2018H1, the top category of global product launches tracked with a weight management claim is Sports Nutrition (31%), with Calcium (26%) being the leading ... 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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Amino acids innovation Dec 2018

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 positionings from 2016 to 2017: Sugar free (66.5%), Energy and Alertness (63%), High/Source of protein (52%), High/Source of Fiber (50%), Low calorie (+50%)*.

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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%).