Prices are up throughout the nutrition industry, and up dramatically. Commodity pricing & volatility signal higher food costs to come for consumers, as global climate change wreaks havoc on staple crops. Escalations in raw materials pricing follows suit for supplements & functional foods, as manufacturers & retailers begin to pass costs down the value chain. The 2011 Raw Material & Ingredient Supply Report will touch upon these and other pressing issues affecting the supply segment.
In this report you will find:
Quantification of the U.S. nutrition industry supply chain, including market size estimates for raw materials, wholesale sales and consumer sales
A competitive analysis of and discussion of trends affecting individual raw material and ingredient product categories within the U.S. nutrition industry
Detailed sections for all supplement subcategories, including: vitamins, herbs & botanicals, minerals, sports nutrition, meal supplements and specialty supplements
Business profiles of 143 ingredient supply companies serving the U.S. market, including SWOT analyses for 63 of these companies
A history of key events in the raw material and ingredient supply industry over the last two decades