Amino acids innovation

Dec 2020
INNOVA MARKET INSIGHTS COMMENTARY
The use of amino acids in food & beverage launches has increased globally, featuring a +13% year-over-year growth when comparing 2019 and 2018 launches. In 2019, the top category of global product launches tracked with amino acids was Sports Nutrition (21%), with glutamine, taurine and leucine... More rightarrow
TOP 3 SUB-CATEGORIES
  1. Sports Powders
  2. Baby Formula/Milk
  3. Meat Snacks
INGREDIENTS ANALYZED
Food & beverage launches only;
Glutamine
KEY TAKEOUTS
GROWTH/DECLINE IN TRACKED PRODUCT LAUNCHES
+13% (2019 vs 2018)

TOP COMPANY
Prozis

TOP CATEGORY
Sports Nutrition

TOP INGREDIENTS
Glutamine

REGION ANALYZED
Global

DATE ANALYZED
2019 vs 2018

Source: Innova Market Insights

Previous Ingredient Analysis on NutritionInsight.com

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