Dairy remains the most popular category for new probiotic,
prebiotic and synbiotic product launches in Europe, but
manufacturers of baby foods, snacks and beverages are latching on
to the concept, indicates data from Mintel.
Australian software company CogState has been granted a US patent
for the technology behind its brain function tests, which are used
by supplement, food and other companies to assess the potential
benefits of products on cognitive...
The North American market for lignan-containing dietary supplements
is streets ahead of Europe's, indicates data from Mintel,
suggesting that there is scope for more educational efforts aimed
at formulators and consumers on this...
Supplement-makers on both sides of the Atlantic, and in other parts
of the world, too, are tapping into consumer anxiety to become, or
remain the brightest button in the box, with the number of new
products aimed at cognitive function...
The recent safety scandal over Vioxx and the withdrawal of the drug
from the market left a huge void in the joint care market. But
manufacturers of natural products have been jumping in with both
feet, eager to prove the safety and...
Supplement makers have been tapping into consumer's eye health
anxieties for the last four years and although product launches
seem to have peaked in 2003, there are no signs of a serious
slow-down, reports Jess Halliday.
Energy drinks are adding a touch of zest to the European soft
drinks market, with Mintel's Global New Products Database revealing
an array of weird and wonderful names, ingredients and marketing
ploys designed to entice consumers...
Innovations from mainstream food and beverage manufacturers
continue to focus on health benefits, with companies adding the
newest ingredients to the most traditional products, reveals
Mintel's Global New Products Database this...
Functional products have been around for some time, but the latest
look at the Mintel Global New Products Database shows that
functional snack products are also becoming more popular, as is
greater packaging innovation in the confectionery...