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Canadian Functional Foods and Natural Health Products. Rooted in quality and
nurtured through innovation. Consumer interest in the health-enhancing features
of compounds found in foods is driving a growing and robust market for functional
foods and natural health products. The Canadian Advantage. Canada produces
Functional Foods – Dairy. Definition. In 1998, Health Canada proposed the
definition of a functional food to be similar in appearance to a conventional food,
consumed as part of the usual diet, with demonstrated physiological benefits, and
/or to help reduce the risk of chronic disease beyond basic nutritional functions.
Although Japan's population is in a prolonged state of contraction, retail sales of
functional foods have been increasing over the past five years. This may be due
to Japan's growing middle-class and increased per capita spending power.
Additionally, Japan's large aging population is increasingly health conscious and
Canada's functional food & natural health products industry is a leading
contributor to global innovation and growth. In 2011, Canada had over 750
companies specializing in functional foods and natural health products,
generating total revenues of $16.4 billion.1 One advantage that foreign investors
with established ...
Fortified/functional (FF) foods and beverages are products with ingredients that
are added for specific health benefits that are beyond basic nutrition. Retail sales
of these products are benefiting from increasing interest from consumers in the
United Arab. Emirates who are eager to improve the healthiness of the foods and.
Apr 11, 2012 ... The objectives of the survey are to produce statistical information on the
functional food and natural health product sector and a profile of firms engaged in
functional food and/or natural health product related activities in Canada.
4 days ago ... Canada's functional food and natural health products industry is made up of over
750 companies that generated over $16.4 billion in revenues in 2011. Foreign
investors are attracted by Canada's agricultural production and agri-food export
base which produced almost 84 million tons of grains, oilseeds ...
Mar 10, 2016 ... Statistics Canada is conducting this survey on behalf of Agriculture and Agri-
Food Canada. The objectives of the survey are to produce statistical information
on the functional food and natural health product sector and a profile of business
units engaged in functional food and/or natural health product ...
Functional Foods. Defining Functional Foods. 3. Market Overview. 4. Who Buys
Functional Foods 4. How Consumers See. Functional Foods. 5. Consumer
Perceptions of. Health Claims. 5-7. Conclusion. 7. Key Resources. 8-9. ▻The
functional food industry is growing steadily worldwide. ▻Predictors of functional
Oct 4, 2002 ... Our understanding of the relationships between food, physiological function and
disease have progressed in recent years, particularly over the past decade. The
National Academy of Sciences report, Diet and Health , Health Canada's
Nutrition Recommendations and, more recently, two reports on dietary ...
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