Improvements in formula, practice feed nutrition sales

Friday, September 30, 2005

NEW YORK - The booming clinical nutritional products market in the United States is expected to sail past $1 billion in the next few years, according to a study just released by Kalorama Information. The projected growth is attributed to steady improvements in formulations and clinical practice, combined with technology in other areas, such as communications, pharmaceutical development and more efficient pumps and controllers. The clinical nutrition market is also being shaped by the effect consumers have on supplement development, the reimbursement environment and future patient populations. Increasingly, nutrition products, particularly parenterals, are moving out of the hospital and into other settings, such as the home.