Energy ingredients innovation

Apr 2019
INNOVA MARKET INSIGHTS COMMENTARY
The use of energy ingredients in food & beverage launches has increased globally, featuring a +57% year-over-year growth when comparing 2018 and 2017 launches. In 2018, the top category of global product launches tracked with energy ingredients was soft drinks (48%), with caffeine being the leading... More rightarrow
TOP 3 SUB-CATEGORIES
  1. Carbonates
  2. Sports Powders
  3. Energy Drinks
INGREDIENTS ANALYZED
Food & beverage launches only;
Caffeine
KEY TAKEOUTS
GROWTH/DECLINE IN TRACKED PRODUCT LAUNCHES
+57% (2018 vs 2017)

TOP COMPANY
Coca Cola

TOP CATEGORY
Soft Drinks

TOP INGREDIENTS
Caffeine

REGION ANALYZED
Global

DATE ANALYZED
2018 vs 2017

Source: Innova Market Insights

Previous Ingredient Analysis on NutritionInsight.com

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