2017 Ingredient Trends Study – Functional Foods

$695.00

Consumers want to live longer, more active and healthier lives, so their interest in functional foods is growing. Functional foods are given an additional benefit (often one related to health-promotion or disease prevention) by adding new ingredients or by enhancing existing ingredients. This report assists industry professionals in understanding the current and projected development of functional foods, as well as the technical challenges and barriers.

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Description

Why Order this Report?

Consumers want to live longer, more active and healthier lives, so their interest in functional foods is growing. Functional foods are given an additional benefit (often one related to health-promotion or disease prevention) by adding new ingredients or by enhancing existing ingredients. This report assists industry professionals in understanding the current and projected development of functional foods, as well as the technical challenges and barriers.

Who Should Read this Report?

Vice presidents, Directors and Managers of New Product Development, Innovation, Consumer Insights, Planning, Sales, Manufacturing, Business Development, Product Development, and Operations in snack food and wholesale bakery manufacturers and distributors, as well as those who supply ingredients and information to support the snack foods and wholesale bakery industry.

Study Background:

Objectives of this research are to identify:

  • Which professionals have involvement in formulating with or specifying ingredients for functional foods
  • Frequently used sources of information on new nutritional or nutraceutical ingredients
  • The importance of various health and wellness issues for developing functional food and beverage products
  • The major trends and technical barriers in the functional food area

Methodology:

  • 81 online surveys completed with active, qualified subscribers to Prepared Foods currently offer or plan to develop and market functional foods, beverages or dietary supplements to consumers.
  • Data collected December 8 – 22, 2016.