Most Australian consumers are still not ready to believe the claims made by probiotic products, despite a steady and growing interest in their value for improving digestive health, according to Datamonitor.
Missing breakfast has been shown to raise cholesterol levels and
reduce the body's response to insulin in a small study that raises
concern for the increasing numbers of people that skip the first
meal of the day.
Britain is increasingly becoming a nation of extremes, with the gap
between the very rich and very poor, and the overweight and
underweight, becoming wider every year - all of which has
implications for the nation's food and...
Nestlé's strategy for exploiting the functional food opportunity
seems to rest in careful partnerships with other top FMCG
companies. By aligning its interests in nutraceuticals with other
partners it can spread risk, speed up...
Women are becoming the most attractive target audience for
healthcare companies, claims a new report from market analysts
Datamonitor. A combination of increasing Internet access, a general
interest in health issues among women, along...
The diet foods market across Europe continues to grow, but
increasing consumer disillusionment about the effectiveness of
dieting could curb growth in the future unless manufacturers and
retailers get the right nutrition message across,...
Western Europe's cereal bars market is 'massively underexploited',
according to market research analysts Datamonitor. The report
suggests that this product could be a promising driver of growth
for confectionery makers...