Vitamin D – The New Best Seller

Vitamin D is now the UK’s most popular single food supplement as sales of vitamin D supplements increased by 7% in 2018. According to Mintel, around 33% of supplement buyers and consumers chose to purchase vitamin D supplements, followed closely by vitamin C at 27%. Around £442 million was spent on vitamins in 2018 within […]

Sleep Supplements – A Growing Food Supplement Market

Sleeping disorders will affect almost 50% of the adult population, and 30% of children between the ages of 10-18, with the most common cause being from insomnia. Insomnia is defined when the person is having one or more of the following symptoms; difficulty staying asleep, waking up several times a night, waking up earlier than […]

How Are Capsules Made?

What are capsules? In 1968, the use of capsules rose within the medical industry as an alternative way of consuming medicines and food supplements without the negative effects of bad tastes and bitterness that often-put people off consuming tablets. The most popular form of capsule is the hard-shelled capsule, which often contain dry powdered ingredients. […]

Lonza launch new clean label capsule range

Lonza launch new clean label capsule range In 2020, France will ban the use of titanium dioxide as a food additive after the country’s health and safety agency said there is not enough evidence to guarantee the safety of the substance. Titanium dioxide is widely used within the industry as a whitener in capsule shells […]

Are We Becoming Obsessed With Protein?

Do you feel you are getting enough protein? The question proves to be its own answer. If you worry about protein intake you are almost certainly eating enough. This is the new paradox of what is being described as a protein obsession – for many, people assume protein means healthy and good. A good way […]

Does Your Gut Health Affect Your Mental Health?

Your microbiome – the diverse population of bacteria that live within your gastrointestinal tract plays an important role in the health of your gut and other aspects of your physical health, from inflammatory skin disorders to obesity.

Stevia vs Sucralose – What’s the difference?

The global department of agriculture estimates that Americans have added more sugar to their diet every year since 1970 up until 2000. When daily sugar intake dropped, the market for sugar-like extracts increased. The sugar substitute market was estimated to be worth $13.26 billion in 2015, projected to reach $16.5 billion by 2020. Only 18% […]

What’s New in the World of Protein?

When choosing a protein, your consumers are very likely to choose from a whey, casein or vegan protein blend such as pea, rice or hemp. However, as new developments take place, new protein sources enter the market with a fantastic selection of benefits across the health sector, not just sports nutrition. Egg white protein As […]

The Power of 3

When looking through the rising number of food supplements available on the market today, how can you separate the most popular brands?

Do Vegans Really Need To Take Supplements?

Veganuary launched in the UK in January 2014, aiming to encourage consumers to try a vegan lifestyle for the month of January.

Predicted Supplement Trends 2019

The UK’s nutritional supplement market is expected to reach £13 billion growing at a CAGR of 6% by 2023.

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