Key Trends Nutraceuticals Market

Nutraceutical Actives: What Manufacturers and Suppliers Need to Know

Consumers’ mounting health concerns, rapidly growing aging populations, the occurrence of chronic diseases, and the willingness to replace pharmaceutical agents are driving the market for nutraceutical actives in Europe and the United States.

The territories are two of the three key regional markets for nutraceutical actives, together accounting for around USD 8 billion; the U.S market is estimated to be higher in value.  

Other reasons for the market increases include healthy lifestyles focusing on wellness, along with the rising number of gymand fitness enthusiasts. Continue reading

Specialty Actives in Personal Care

Changes in Active Cosmetics Ingredients Business Acquisition Patterns

Within the chemical industry, the personal care ingredients segment has traditionally been seen as a key growth area for manufacturers of specialty chemicals. The combination of factors that make this market attractive include its robust size and the above-average, sustainable growth rates. However, a specific segment of the personal care ingredients industry is considered by many as even more attractive active ingredients.

This segment’s higher profit margins and close to double-digit growth has attracted many ingredient manufacturers over the last two decades. Succeeding in this specialty niche requires a particular set of skills (notably claim substantiation, which is a key).Continue reading

Skin Care in Barcelona

Skin Care: A Beauty Spot in Barcelona – Nikola Matic on the Specialty Actives Market

Kline’s Nikola Matic, drawing upon many years of extensive and international market-research, will be at in-cosmetics Barcelona on April 17, 2012 where he’ll share timely specialty actives insights and trends gleaned from Kline’s recently published report Specialty Actives in Personal Care 2011: Multi-Regional Market Analysis and Opportunities.

Within the specialty actives market, consumers are often the trend-setters. A growing consumer understanding of active ingredients in personal care products driven by extensive media coverage is compelling active ingredients manufacturers to innovate. Continue reading