As we boldly begin our march into 2019, it’s time for the NutraIngredients editors to get out our crystal balls and predict the hottest trends in the European health and wellness space for the year ahead. What’s in store for 2019?
Pfizer and GlaxoSmithKline are merging their consumer health units, bringing the two pharma giants’ dietary supplement and over-the-counter brands into what analysts are calling “the world’s largest consumer health company.”
By George Paraskevakos, Executive Director, International Probiotics Association (IPA)
As I celebrated three years at IPA in April, I couldn’t help but reflect on the shape the industry has taken. Going from being sparingly mentioned in the press and fast forward to today and it is almost every other week we see probiotics in the headlines....
A European trademark to identify sports nutrition products belonging to members of the European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance (ESSNA) has been approved by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).
Interest in nutrition, exercising and following a healthy lifestyle has become the focus of an increasing number of consumers, who look to professional athletes as examples of peak physical conditioning.
The popularity of sports and personalised nutrition at this year’s HiE has threatened to overshadow more established product sectors, which innovation-wise, has not quite captured consumer imagination.