Consumers say exercising is worth more than eating healthy
March 29, 2019
Consumers are more likely to say that exercising is worth the effort (48% vs 31% eating healthy), fun/enjoyable (28% vs 17%), empowering (27% vs 16%) and a source of pride (21% vs 15%) than eating healthy.
Here's an example of a food and beverage category flexing its muscle. The concept of "active nutrition" is developing more widely as interest spreads beyond the traditional core base of bodybuilders, endurance athletes and high-level sportsmen.
Gelita showcases collagen innovations, research at Sports Nutrition Summit in San Diego
December 19, 2018
TENDOFORTE®, GELITA’s newest collagen peptide brand, offers specific and optimized collagen peptides proven to strengthen ligaments and tendons. With its unique mode of action, this clean label ingredient is especially suitable for the booming sports nutrition market.
Hydration Health Products use a patented formula that allows electrolytes to be delivered across the intestinal wall without the use of carbohydrate-ridden glucose
May 30, 2018
WinCo Foods currently has over 17,000 employees and operates throughout Washington, Idaho, Nevada, California, Oregon, Utah, Arizona, Texas and Oklahoma. This partnership will provide a great opportunity by widening distribution coverage in the USA to promote the science based oral rehydration products.
All of these consumers are looking to improve nutritional intake and/or some aspects of health, wellbeing, performance, muscle growth and recovery from exercise. Of course, the sports nutrition market also is growing because of rising product distribution in mainstream outlets in all major markets. Previously, many products were relegated to sales through specialist health outlets (such as GNC) gyms and health clubs.
Kill Cliff’s new Endure sports drink features slow-release carbs and electrolytes
February 20, 2018
ENDURE, an endurance sports drink, provides essential electrolytes and slow-release carbohydrates to support hydration and sustained endurance during exercise. Offered in two flavors, Berry Punch and Blood Orange, at 110 calories per 20oz bottle, ENDURE is now available at select independent gyms across the US, and online at killcliff.com.
Check out the June 2019 issue of Prepared Foods, featuring our cover story on sugar reduction and sweetener strategies, how developers are meeting new demands for active performance products, and much more.