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 SUMMARY2. MARKET DATA & OVERVIEW3. GLOBAL MARKETS & SUPPLY ISSUES4. VITAMINS5. MINERALS6. HERBS & BOTANICALS7. SPORTS NUTRITION SUPPLEMENTS8. MEAL SUPPLEMENTS9. SPECIALTY SUPPLEMENTS10. FUNCTIONAL FOODS11. NATURAL & ORGANIC PERSONAL CARE & HOUSEHOLD GOODS12. NBJ RAW MATERIAL INGREDIENT SUPPLY COMPANY DIRECTORYINDEX OF FIGURESCompanies Mentioned:AM Todd BotanicalsAceto CorpArcher Daniels Midland Company (ADM)Advanced Protein SystemsAIDPAjinomotoAlbion Advanced NutritionAlgaeCal InternationalAmax NutraSourceAnMar InternationalApplied Food SciencesArista IndustriesArtemis InternationalArysta Lifescience AmericaAventisBalchemBannerBio Nutraceuticals IncBASFBI NutraceuticalsBio-BotanicaBioibericaBioriginalBiothera (former Biopolymer Engineering)Cape Cod BiolabsBergstrom Nutrition (Formerly Cardinal)CargillCarotechCarrington Laboratories IncCentral Soya (Cereol SA)Century Foods International (Hormel)Chai-Na-TaChemi NutraCHR HansenCognisCrodaCyanotechCyvex NutritionDaiichi Fine ChemicalsDaviscoDecas Botanical SynergiesDenomega Nutritional OilsDMV International NutritionalsDraco Natural ProductsDSM Nutritional Products, IncEmbria Health SciencesEnzyme Development CorpEPAXET HornEuro ProteinsEuromed (owned by Madaus)Forbes MeditechFortitechFrutarom LtdFuji Health SciencesGadot Biochemical IndustriesGallard-Schlesinger IndustriesGenerichemGlanbia IngredientsGreat Earth ChemicalGTC NutritionHealth Sciences GroupHebei Huarong PharmaHP IngredientsHumaneticsImperial GinsengIndenaIngredients InternationalInstitute Rosell - LallemandInterHealth NutraceuticalsGC RieberJM HuberKaneka AmericaKelatronKemin Industries IncKerryKingchemKyowa Hakko USA IncLeprino FoodsLipid Nutrition (Loders Croklaan)Loders CroklaanLonzaLycoRed Natural ProductsLysiMafco Worldwide CorpMain Street IngredientsMaitake Products IncMarco Hi-TechMarcor DevelopmentMarine NutraceuticalsMartekMartin Bauer Group (MB North America)MayproMitsubishi InternationalMonarch NutraceuticalsNational Enzyme CoNature's ThymeNaturexNebraska CulturesNeptune Technologies & BioressourcesNHK Laboratories, IncNatural Health Science (NHS)North American Herb & SpiceNutratechNutriScienceNutritionOC Lugo CompanyOcean NutritionOmega Protein CorpOmyaOptipure Chemco Industries (Soft Gel Tech)Orcas IntlPL ThomasPacific Nutritional Inc (PNI)Pacific Rainbow International, IncPAT VitaminsPharmachemPharmlinePharmore IngredientsPivegPro-Form LaboratoriesProliantPronovaProtient (Associated British Foods plc)PURACRenaissance HerbsRFI IngredientsThe Rhema GroupRhodiaRochem International IncSabinsaSami LabsSanat ProductsSchweizerhallSeltzer Ingredients (Formerly Seltzer Chemicals)Shanghai Desano Biotechnology Co,LtdShanghai Modern Pharmaceutical Co,LtdSigma-tau HealthScienceSioux BiochemicalSolae (Dupont/Bunge)Specialty Enzymes IncSpecialty MineralsStarwest BotanicalsStauber Performance IngredientsStrategic Sourcing IncStryka Botanics CoSuan Farma, IncSunOptaTate & LyleTechnical Sourcing Intl (Inabata)Trout Lake Farm (Amway)Twin Rivers TechnologiesUAS LaboratoriesUnivera (Aloecorp)Valensa (Formerly US Nutra)Verdure Sciences (formerly Geni Herbs)Watson FoodsWhole Herb CompanyWright NutritionZhejiang Medicines & Health Products I/E Co, LtdZila NutraceuticalsZMC

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