Patent activity in sports nutrition continues to grow. Inventions reveal exciting botanical compounds and fresh uses for staple sports supplement ingredients.

Rick Miller, Food & Drink Associate Director for Specialised Nutrition

Table of Contents

  1. What consumers want and why

  2. product innovation trends

    • [Graph] Global: % food and drink performance nutrition launches, select functional claims, 2015-19
    • [Graph] Global: % food and drink performance nutrition launches, select ingredients, 2015-19
  3. The patent landscape

    • [Graph] Global: sports nutrition, number of patent families published each year (excluding China-only filings*), 2010-20
    • [Graph] Global: top five organizations with currently active* patent families for sports nutrition inventions (excluding China-only filings), Jan 2020
    • Look forward to enhanced muscle endurance
    • [Graph] US: types of sports and nutrition drinks purchased in past three months, December 2018
    • [Graph] US: desired health benefits in sports drinks, December 2018
    • Look forward to new uses for amino acid L-arginine
    • [Graph] Global: % of performance nutrition drink launches containing select ingredients, 2015-19
    • Look forward to advanced botanicals and probiotics
    • [Graph] Global: % of performance nutrition food and drink launches with select functional ingredients, 2015-19

  5. Appendix

About the report

This report will give you early indications of market movements by using patent analysis as a predictor of emerging ingredients and technology trends, innovations and applications. Built on a combination of Ciper’s powerful artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities and Mintel’s expertise in market intelligence, this report will identify untapped opportunities and help you understand:

The Consumer

What They Want. Why They Want It.

The Innovations

New Ideas. New Products. New Potential.

The Trends

What’s Shaping Demand – Today And Tomorrow.

The Opportunities

Where The White Space Is. How To Make It Yours.

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