September 4, 2008

The Nutritional Raw Material & Ingredient Supply Report 2008 is Now Available

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Nutritional Raw Material & Ingredient Supply Report 2008" report to their offering.

High transportation costs, a weakening dollar and a weak economy all conspired to challenge ingredient suppliers in 2007 and into 2008. Mother nature didn't hold back either. Suppliers of herbs and botanicals were also impacted by droughts, flooding and other server weather across the world.

As with challenges, opportunities for nutritional raw material and ingredient supply companies were fairly universal, according to executives in the nutrition industry's supply chain.

Regulatory stabilization, geographical diversification and the implementation of GMPs are all on executives minds in 2008 and covered in detail in this latest market research report. "The business of nutritional raw material & ingredient supply is a lesser-researched part of the nutrition industry value chain," noted Nutrition Business Journal editorial director Patrick Rea. "We've made it our specialty to shine light on this part of the nutrition industry and try to make sense of the global supply landscape as it pertains to the U.S. market for nutrition products."

Nutritional Raw Material and Ingredient Supply Report 2008 includes new data on the 2007 markets for ingredient and raw material in supplements, functional foods, personal care and other specialty applications.

In this report you will find:

-- In-Depth analysis of the dietary supplement supply chain, focusing on Raw Material sales to Manufacturers & Manufacturer Wholesale Sales to the Consumer Level.

-- Detailed sections for all supplement subcategories, including: vitamins, herbs & botanicals, minerals, sports nutrition, meal supplements and specialty supplements. Special sections for functional food and natural & organic personal care supply are also included.

-- 1-Page business profiles of more than 150 ingredient supply and contract manufacturing companies serving the U.S. market; including raw material sales by product, company bio and recent news.

-- Regulatory analysis including a look at ingredients being sourced from China and the issues that arose in 2007.

-- Analysis and input from industry experts concerning

-- A section devoted to supplier strategies including: Value-added ingredients, ingredient branding, transitioning into food supply, condition-specific formulas and vertical integration.

-- Sales figures for the entire Nutrition Industry Value Chain for 2007

-- Leading Raw Material & Ingredient Suppliers: 2000-2007

-- Profiles of of Raw Material & Ingredient Suppliers

-- Value Chain: 2000-2007

Data sets in product sections include: U.S. consumer sales and growth, wholesale sales and growth, raw material & ingredient sales and growth from 1995-2007, top supplier companies, business segment profiles of major ingredient categories, raw material price trending diagrams, and more.

Features include specialty vitamins, emerging antioxidants, ginseng, aloe, Chinese herbs, sports nutrition, protein, soy ingredients, weight-loss ingredients, fish oils & omega-3s, CoQ10, glucosamine, and others.

 Key Topics Covered: 1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 2. MARKET DATA & OVERVIEW 3. GLOBAL MARKETS & SUPPLY ISSUES 4. VITAMINS 5. MINERALS 6. HERBS & BOTANICALS 7. SPORTS NUTRITION SUPPLEMENTS 8. MEAL SUPPLEMENTS 9. SPECIALTY SUPPLEMENTS 10. FUNCTIONAL FOODS 11. NATURAL & ORGANIC PERSONAL CARE & HOUSEHOLD GOODS 12. NBJ RAW MATERIAL INGREDIENT SUPPLY COMPANY DIRECTORY INDEX OF FIGURES Companies Mentioned: AM Todd Botanicals Aceto Corp Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) Advanced Protein Systems AIDP Ajinomoto Albion Advanced Nutrition AlgaeCal International Amax NutraSource AnMar International Applied Food Sciences Arista Industries Artemis International Arysta Lifescience America Aventis Balchem BannerBio Nutraceuticals Inc BASF BI Nutraceuticals Bio-Botanica Bioiberica Bioriginal Biothera (former Biopolymer Engineering) Cape Cod Biolabs Bergstrom Nutrition (Formerly Cardinal) Cargill Carotech Carrington Laboratories Inc Central Soya (Cereol SA) Century Foods International (Hormel) Chai-Na-Ta Chemi Nutra CHR Hansen Cognis Croda Cyanotech Cyvex Nutrition Daiichi Fine Chemicals Davisco Decas Botanical Synergies Denomega Nutritional Oils DMV International Nutritionals Draco Natural Products DSM Nutritional Products, Inc Embria Health Sciences Enzyme Development Corp EPAX ET Horn Euro Proteins Euromed (owned by Madaus) Forbes Meditech Fortitech Frutarom Ltd Fuji Health Sciences Gadot Biochemical Industries Gallard-Schlesinger Industries Generichem Glanbia Ingredients Great Earth Chemical GTC Nutrition Health Sciences Group Hebei Huarong Pharma HP Ingredients Humanetics Imperial Ginseng Indena Ingredients International Institute Rosell - Lallemand InterHealth Nutraceuticals GC Rieber JM Huber Kaneka America Kelatron Kemin Industries Inc Kerry Kingchem Kyowa Hakko USA Inc Leprino Foods Lipid Nutrition (Loders Croklaan) Loders Croklaan Lonza LycoRed Natural Products Lysi Mafco Worldwide Corp Main Street Ingredients Maitake Products Inc Marco Hi-Tech Marcor Development Marine Nutraceuticals Martek Martin Bauer Group (MB North America) Maypro Mitsubishi International Monarch Nutraceuticals National Enzyme Co Nature's Thyme Naturex Nebraska Cultures Neptune Technologies & Bioressources NHK Laboratories, Inc Natural Health Science (NHS) North American Herb & Spice Nutratech NutriScience Nutrition OC Lugo Company Ocean Nutrition Omega Protein Corp Omya Optipure Chemco Industries (Soft Gel Tech) Orcas Intl PL Thomas Pacific Nutritional Inc (PNI) Pacific Rainbow International, Inc PAT Vitamins Pharmachem Pharmline Pharmore Ingredients Piveg Pro-Form Laboratories Proliant Pronova Protient (Associated British Foods plc) PURAC Renaissance Herbs RFI Ingredients The Rhema Group Rhodia Rochem International Inc Sabinsa Sami Labs Sanat Products Schweizerhall Seltzer Ingredients (Formerly Seltzer Chemicals) Shanghai Desano Biotechnology Co,Ltd Shanghai Modern Pharmaceutical Co,Ltd Sigma-tau HealthScience Sioux Biochemical Solae (Dupont/Bunge) Specialty Enzymes Inc Specialty Minerals Starwest Botanicals Stauber Performance Ingredients Strategic Sourcing Inc Stryka Botanics Co Suan Farma, Inc SunOpta Tate & Lyle Technical Sourcing Intl (Inabata) Trout Lake Farm (Amway) Twin Rivers Technologies UAS Laboratories Univera (Aloecorp) Valensa (Formerly US Nutra) Verdure Sciences (formerly Geni Herbs) Watson Foods Whole Herb Company Wright Nutrition Zhejiang Medicines & Health Products I/E Co, Ltd Zila Nutraceuticals ZMC 

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