Ancient Grains Innovation

Apr 2017

  • Key Takeouts

    GROWTH/DECLINE IN TRACKED PRODUCT LAUNCHES

    +11.6% (2016 vs 2015)

    Top Company

    Top Category

    Top Ingredient

    Region Analyzed

    Global

    Date Analyzed

    2016 vs 2015

    Innova Market Insights Commentary

    The use of ancient grains boomed in 2016, featuring +11.6% from 2015 to 2016. The leading category for tracked launches globally in 2016 was bakery (30%). The top ancient grains used in all food & beverages launches tracked were quinoa (31%), chia (23%) and buckwheat (22%) . The most featured positionings with a ... More rightarrow

    Top 3 Sub-Categories

    Trending

    Ingredients analyzed

    Food & beverage launches only;

    Source: Innova Market Insights

Previous Ingredient Analysis on FoodIngredientsFirst.com

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Bulk Sweeteners Innovation Mar 2017

The use of bulk sweeteners in global product launches increased by +4.3% from 2015 to 2016. The top category for tracked launches globally was confectionery (16%). Maltodextrin remains as the top bulk sweetener (70%), followed by sorbitol (23%) and maltitol (8%). New product launches tracked were mostly observed following the clean label and the free from trend, featuring allergy (+17.4%), no additives/preservatives (+16%) and gluten free (+15%).

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Dairy Proteins Innovation Feb 2017

The use of dairy proteins stagnated in 2016, featuring -0.4% from 2015 to 2016. The leading category for tracked launches globally in 2016 was sports nutrition (20%). The leading dairy proteins used in all food & beverages launches tracked were milk protein (67%), whey protein concentrate (23.6%) and whey protein isolate (12.1%). The most featured positionings with a positive growth were sports and recovery (+37%), allergy (+26%), gluten free (+23%) and no additives/preservatives (+22%).

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Sweeteners Innovation Nov 2016

The use of sweeteners in new global product launches tracked increased by +13% from 2014 to 2015. The top category for tracked launches globally was sports nutrition (20%). Fast growing sweeteners were sucralose (+40%), acesulfame K (+21%) and sorbitol (+6%). Top ingredient used overall was sucralose. New product launches tracked were mostly tracked with health claims, especially allergy and free-from, respectively driven by allergy (+89%), sugar free (+27%) and gluten free (+100%) claims.