Botanicals innovation

May 2019
INNOVA MARKET INSIGHTS COMMENTARY
The use of botanicals in food & beverage launches has increased globally, featuring a +11% year-over-year growth when comparing 2018 and 2017 launches. In 2018, the top categories of global product launches tracked with botanicals were sauces & seasonings (20%), ready meals & side dishes (13%), and... More rightarrow
TOP 3 SUB-CATEGORIES
  1. Seasonings
  2. Beer
  3. Table Sauces
INGREDIENTS ANALYZED
Food & beverage launches only;
Garlic
KEY TAKEOUTS
GROWTH/DECLINE IN TRACKED PRODUCT LAUNCHES
+11% (2018 vs 2017)

TOP COMPANY
Lidl

TOP CATEGORY
Sauces & Seasonings

TOP INGREDIENTS
Garlic

REGION ANALYZED
Global

DATE ANALYZED
2018 vs 2017

Source: Innova Market Insights

Previous Ingredient Analysis on NutritionInsight.com

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