Rising Initiatives Drive Global Single Cell Protein Market

The global protein extracts from single cell protein sources market generated $5.2 billion revenue in 2016 and is projected to witness a CAGR of 8.6% during the forecast period, on account of the rising initiatives to create awareness about health and environmental benefits of alternative protein sources, rise in the production of animal feed, and increasing initiatives by public and private entities to cater the increasing demand for protein.

Heart Health Supplements Market Growing Significantly

In order to prevent cardiovascular diseases, a proper balanced diet is essential such as oily fish, vegetables, fruits, and substantial and appropriate amount of fiber in the body. Consumers’ awareness related to maintaining the heart health and demand for heart health supplements has also showcased an uplift over the past few years in order to prevent various cardiovascular diseases.

Protein Based Sports Supplements Market Growing Fast

Sports nutrition consists of products which include supplements, food and drinks majorly developed for body builders, athletes and other health conscious people. These nutrition based products are specifically formulated in order to fulfill varied nutritional requirements in a human body. The major ingredients available in such nutrition products include minerals, vitamins, amino acids, and various other botanical ingredients. Escalating awareness of consumers to maintain a healthy and balanced lifestyle is anticipated to bolster the growth protein rich sports supplements market over the forecast period 2016-2023.

Herbal Nutraceutical Supplements in Vogue as Consumer Preference for Natural Soars

The nutraceutical supplements market is projected to account for over US$ 80,700 million in 2019, according to a new Fact.MR study. Overall growth of the nutraceutical supplements market can be attributed to,

  • Increasing adoption of nutraceutical supplements as pharmaceutical alternatives
  • Increasing healthcare costs and rising consumer preference for simple and over-the-counter medicines
  • Significant R&D investments in identifying the role of nutraceutical supplements in important health conditions such as obesity, cancer, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and neurodegenerative diseases

According to the study, demand for prebiotics & probiotics dietary supplements is rising rapidly and projected to register over 10% y-o-y in 2019. Increasing awareness regarding the use of probiotics to maintain good health and to reduce the risk of multiple diseases has led to a significant demand for prebiotics and probiotics as dietary supplements.

Over 24.5% Yield-to-Maturity with GNC Holdings, Bonds Mature August 2020

This week’s bond focus takes a third look at a global specialty retailer of health and wellness products. Durig Capital’s last review of GNC discussed the Harbin China deal. While that deal is currently awaiting regulatory approval, GNC has since reported its second quarter results. The company continues to report successes in several areas.

 

  • Q2 international segment sales increased 11% year-over-year.

  • E-commerce sales increased by 8.3%

  • The company’s myGNC and ProRewards customer loyalty programs grew 14% and 8.8% respectively over Q1 levels.

  • Q2 interest coverage was a healthy 1.8x.