Changes in South Africa’s legislation on vitamins and dietary supplements appear to be slowing growth in the market which has recently seen double digit growth, according to a recent Euromonitor podcast.
DSM has reported flat sales for its Nutrition division in the first
quarter of 2007, but a new, forward looking programme is already
underway to improve profitability and place emphasis on product
Since Vioxx was withdrawn from the market last September, consumers
have been casting about for dietary supplements for joint health
and inflammation. Jess Halliday looks at a market that seems
ready to step into a void created by...
Italian firm Chemi is moving production of the nutraceutical
ingredient phosphatidylserine to its pharmaceutical actives plant
in Brazil, allowing it to increase capacity and become more
competitive on price.
The first wave of low-carb foods to compete with the Atkins brand
reached the UK market last month but not all global food makers are
confident of the trend's longevity in the European marketplace,
writes Dominique Patton.