New Study Examines Functional Foods from a Consumer Perspective.DUBLIN Dublin, city, Republic of Ireland
Dublin, Irish Baile Átha Cliath, county borough (1991 pop. 915,516), Leinster, capital of the Republic of Ireland, on Dublin Bay at the mouth of the Liffey River. , Ireland -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c88498) has announced the addition of Functional Foods from a Consumer Perspective to their offering.
This report explores the gap that exists between the production-driven approach of today's functional food and beverage F&B is a common abbreviation in the United States and Commonwealth countries, including Hong Kong. F&B is typically the widely accepted abbreviation for "Food and Beverage," which is the sector/industry that specializes in the conceptualization, the making of, and delivery of foods. manufacturers and American consumers who are just beginning to comprehend what functional products are. While the market for functional foods and beverages continues to expand, the report examines how American consumers are in the early stages of recognizing links between ingredients that exist primarily in dietary supplement Noun 1. dietary supplement - something added to complete a diet or to make up for a dietary deficiency
diet - a prescribed selection of foods
vitamin pill - a pill containing one or more vitamins; taken as a dietary supplement forms and the foods and beverages they are familiar with.
Despite the introduction of thousands of functional foods and beverages into the U.S. market, American consumers still associate more strongly with dietary supplements in pill form for treating chronic health conditions and to boost overall wellness than they do with foods and beverages.
Functional Foods from a Consumer Perspective finds that consumer acceptance of new functional products depends on the ability of manufacturers to develop products that are more closely allied with where consumers are now in the adoption of nutritionally enhanced products, rather than products developed for a perceived consumer of the future.
The report begins with a 15-year review of news headlines, citing 16 popular functional and dietary supplement ingredients, and provides a timeline
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In Part Two, we explore consumer perceptions of dietary supplements as compared to functional products, and the overall preference for pills. Concepts explored in this section include 'food is not medicine', the loss of folk remedy consciousness, the role of anatomy anatomy (ənăt`əmē), branch of biology concerned with the study of body structure of various organisms, including humans. Comparative anatomy is concerned with the structural differences of plant and animal forms. in the plausibility plau·si·ble
1. Seemingly or apparently valid, likely, or acceptable; credible: a plausible excuse.
2. Giving a deceptive impression of truth or reliability.
3. of functional products, and the role of symbolic logic symbolic logic or mathematical logic, formalized system of deductive logic, employing abstract symbols for the various aspects of natural language. . This section also explores cultural familiarity and the importance of developing products with relevant ingredient narratives and easy lifestyle integration.
In Part Three, we explore purchase and use of functional foods and beverages, ingredient beliefs, functional product preferences by food and beverage category, nutrition needs, gender appropriateness, and occasions for use.
The report includes 16 charts and tables summarizing the quantitative portion of the study.
Methodology: The quantitative findings in this report are based on the results of a survey fielded in November 2004, with a sample size of 1,424.
The qualitative findings in this report are based on online focus groups. Consumers who participate in online focus groups are carefully screened and all groups are moderated and analyzed an·a·lyze
tr.v. an·a·lyzed, an·a·lyz·ing, an·a·lyz·es
1. To examine methodically by separating into parts and studying their interrelations.
2. Chemistry To make a chemical analysis of.
3. by one of our experienced interdisciplinary team interdisciplinary team,
n a group that consists of specialists from several fields combining skills and resources to present guidance and information. members.
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