Sports and recovery innovation

Nov 2020
INNOVA MARKET INSIGHTS COMMENTARY
The use of “recover”/“recovery” claims in Sports Nutrition launches has increased globally, featuring a +30% year-over-year growth when comparing 2019 and 2018 launches. In 2019, the top subcategory of Sports Nutrition launches tracked with a “recover”/“recovery” claim was Sports Powders (73%),... More rightarrow
TOP 3 SUB-CATEGORIES
  1. Protein Powder
  2. Sports Supplements
  3. Sports Bars
INGREDIENTS ANALYZED
Food & beverage launches only;
Sucralose
KEY TAKEOUTS
GROWTH/DECLINE IN TRACKED PRODUCT LAUNCHES
+30% (2019 vs 2018)

TOP COMPANY
Prozis

TOP CATEGORY
Sports Nutrition

TOP INGREDIENTS
Sucralose

REGION ANALYZED
Global

DATE ANALYZED
2019 vs 2018

Source: Innova Market Insights

Previous Ingredient Analysis on NutritionInsight.com

The use of cognitive enhancement in supplements & sports nutrition launches is increasing globally, featuring a +20% year-over-year growth when comparing 2020 and 2021 launches. In 2021, the top category of global product launches tracked with cognitive enhancement claim is Vitamins/Minerals (19%). In 2021, Vitamin C (37%) is the leading ingredient among the cognitive enhancement tracked in supplements & sports nutrition launches, followed by Vitamin B6 (36%). The top positionings of global product launches tracked with cognitive enhancement in 2021 are Energy & Stamina (27%), Immune Health (25%), and Heart Health (15%).
The use of plant-based claims in supplements & sports nutrition launches, is increasing globally, featuring a +25% year-over-year growth when comparing 2020 and 2021 launches. In 2021, the top subcategories of global supplements and sports nutrition launches tracked with plant-based claims are vitamins/minerals (22%), botanical/herbal supplements (22%) and sports powders (17%). In 2021, turmeric, beetroot and curcumin are the leading ingredients among the supplements & sports nutrition launches tracked with plant-based claim. The top positionings of global product launches tracked with plant based claim in 2021 are immune health (31%), brain-mood health (24%), and energy & stamina (22%).
The use of probiotic ingredients in supplements and sports nutrition launches is increasing globally, featuring a +24% year-over-year growth when comparing 2020 and 2021 launches. In 2021, the top subcategories of global supplements & sports nutrition launches tracked with probiotic ingredients are probiotics (49%), sports powders (13%), and vitamins/minerals (9%). In 2021, lactobacillus acidophilus is the leading probiotic ingredient among the global supplements & sports nutrition launches tracked with probiotic ingredients. The top health positionings of global supplements & sports nutrition launches tracked with probiotic ingredients in 2021 are digestive health (64%), immune health (47%), and energy (14%).
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