Probiotics innovation

Oct 2020
INNOVA MARKET INSIGHTS COMMENTARY
The use of probiotics 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 probiotics was Dairy & Dairy Alternatives (44%), with Lactobacillus acidophilus,... More rightarrow
TOP 3 SUB-CATEGORIES
  1. Spoonable Dairy Yogurt
  2. Probiotics
  3. Drinking Yogurt/Fermented Beverages
INGREDIENTS ANALYZED
Food & beverage launches only;
Lactobacillus acidophilus
KEY TAKEOUTS
GROWTH/DECLINE IN TRACKED PRODUCT LAUNCHES
+13% (2019 vs 2018)

TOP COMPANY
Danone

TOP CATEGORY
Dairy & Dairy Alternatives

TOP INGREDIENTS
Lactobacillus acidophilus

REGION ANALYZED
Global

DATE ANALYZED
2019 vs 2018

Source: Innova Market Insights

Previous Ingredient Analysis on NutritionInsight.com

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