Global Wellness Supplements Market Report 2015 - Opportunities & Forecasts to 2020 for the USD 249.4 Billion Industry

Dec 03, 2015, 05:53 ET from Research and Markets

DUBLIN, December 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Wellness Supplements Market by Product (Dietary Supplements (Vitamin, Mineral, Protein, Herbal), Functional/Fortified Food & Beverages, Food Intolerance (Gluten-Free, Lactose-Free), Dermo-Cosmetic Skin Essentials - Global Forecast to 2020" report to their offering. 

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The global wellness supplements market is expected to reach USD 249.4 Billion by 2020 from USD 183.1 Billion in 2015 at a CAGR of 6.4% during the forecast period.

The growth of wellness supplements market is majorly driven by factors such as increasing focus on healthy lifestyles, increasing disposable incomes in emerging economies, and rising awareness about wellness products and shift from care to preventive health. However, high costs associated with wellness supplement products, lack of distinction from traditional food categories and changing regulatory policies are the factors limiting the growth of the wellness supplements market. 

The Wellness Supplements market is segmented based on products and region. Based on products, the wellness supplements market is segmented into dietary supplements, functional/fortified food & beverages, food intolerance products and dermo-cosmetic essentials. 

The dietary supplements segment is expected to grow at the highest rate in the forecast period. The dietary supplements segment is further segmented into herbal supplements, vitamin supplements, protein supplements and mineral supplements. The herbal supplements market is estimated to hold largest share in the dietary supplements market in 2015. 

The growth in this segment can primarily be attributed to the increasing demand and acceptance of natural and organic products. However, protein supplements are expected to grow at the highest CAGR of 10.4% during the forecast period, owing to their rising demand among consumers belonging to all age groups. 

The wellness supplements market is fragmented in nature, with several big and emerging players. There is no distinct leader in wellness supplement market as each product segment is dominated by a bunch of players. Thus, market players are focusing on adopting novel techniques to distinguish their products from those of their competitors, which makes the wellness supplements market highly competitive. Players are focusing on innovation in order to differentiate their product offerings in the market. 

Companies are also focusing on adopting various organic and inorganic strategies such as new product launches; expansions; acquisitions; and partnerships, agreements, and joint ventures to develop novel wellness supplement products, in order to improve their product offerings, satisfy customers' needs, increase their profitability, and expand their market presence. 

Companies Mentioned 

- Abbott Laboratories 
- Amway 
- Archer Daniels Midland Company 
- Glanbia Plc 
- Gnc Holdings Inc. 
- Herbalife Ltd. 
- Nbty, Inc. 
- Nestlé S.A. 
- Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. 
- Otsuka Holdings Co. Ltd. 

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