Manufacturing Benefits of Softgel Compared to Liquid Filled Hardgel Capsules to Boost Sales
Tablet formulations, have long dominated the pharmaceutical landscape limited innovations. The trend was reversed with softgel as a popular dosage form among patients. Increasing deviation from raw materials-tasting outer layers to a softer, gelatin-based shell surrounding is a key factor influencing the sales of softgel dietary supplements. Moreover, ease of swallowing and quicker action onset especially among children and older patients are some key factors pushing the demand for softgel dietary supplements. Moreover, in terms of formulations, lipid-based softgel dietary supplements capsule can provide significant benefits pertaining to nutrient bioavailability, further driving formulation options targeting specific patient groups including pediatrics and geriatrics. Moreover, cost advantages and formulation opportunities associated with manufacturing dietary supplements in the form of softgel, considering unit price along with total development costs will boost sales.
Plant-based Alternative a Growing Fad; Formulation Complexities Could Pose Tough Questions
Vegetarian or plant-based options has caught the attention of many consumers. Growing demand for clean-delivery formats for encapsulation of dietary supplements formulations along with consumers opting for probiotics and botanical extracts is further fueling the non-GMO trend. However, for softgel dietary supplements manufacturers and formulators, it bring along a set of hurdles. Weak vegetable derived shells, porous vegetarian gelatin, and blending limitations into an oil base could restrict the adoption of vegetarian softgel dietary supplements to a sizable extent.
Innovations in Delivery-System Designs Could be marred by Regulation Challenges
Emerging research and development activities in the wake of changing food preferences has evolved the dietary supplements landscape—calling for advanced delivery systems, in the form of chews and gummies, even nasal sprays and inhalers. Stringent regulations restricting the definition of dietary supplements, in any delivery-system including softgel, are likely to inhibit the scope of delivery-system inventions. Moreover, to avoid treading into dicey regulation territory, manufacturers of dietary supplements in softgel delivery-systems are opting for clean labeling while adhering to supplement laws. Fact.MR envisages that the increasingly growth of softgel dietary supplements will also be coupled with regulations tightening considering product efficacy and safety.
In a Fragmented Softgel dietary supplements market, Manufacturers Exploring New Sales Channels
Key macro factors including enhanced consumer awareness for preventive healthcare and self-directed consumer behavior have boosted the sales of softgel dietary supplements in the recent years. Since, consumers have been looking out for faster medical validation and subsequent medications, in the fragmented and highly competitive market, manufacturers too are looking to position their product on several sales channels to reach their target consumers. Moreover, a paradigm shift towards a stronger brand positioning than focusing on ingredients in softgel dietary supplements, has led to a change in the marketing strategies of manufacturers focused majorly towards premium positioning resulting in product portfolio expansion.
Competitive Landscape – Global Softgel Dietary Supplements Market
Fact.MR’s comprehensive report on the global market for softgel dietary supplements, provides critical insights on the key players and their future market strategies that would define the further course of the market. Fact.MR envisages that mergers and acquisition will remain the most prominent strategy in the highly fragmented global softgel dietary supplements market, to broaden the scope of their businesses. Fact.MR also foresees a shift in marketing strategies including packaging to labeling, to be in line with the changing consumer preferences—contributing to enhanced sales.
Market Definition - Global Softgel Dietary Supplements Market
Available in the form of softgel, tablets and other delivery-systems, dietary supplements like vitamins and minerals, are taking in additional to the normal diet—in high dose and concentration. The dietary supplements could ether be made from plants or be an animal product like fish oil.
About the Report – Global Softgel Dietary Supplements Market
For the assessment period of 2017-2022, Fact.MR has studied the global softgel dietary supplements market which is anticipated to expand at a robust CAGR in terms of revenue sales owing to factors mentioned above. The report is covered in 14 elaborate chapters, with an extensive analysis of each segment in terms of cross-sectional data, country-wise analysis, and forecast.
Additional Questions - Global Softgel Dietary Supplements Market
- Which segment will drive the market growth and why?
- What are the key challenges and drivers affecting the sales of softgel dietary supplements?
- In the coming years, how would manufacturers change the dietary supplements landscape, considering tightening of regulations?
Fact.MR report on the global softgel dietary supplements market, focuses on various dynamics including key drivers and challenges, contributing to the overall market growth, which is anticipated to represent a robust CAGR, during the assessment period of 2027-2022. For the stakeholders in the global softgel dietary supplements market, from suppliers to manufacturers, Fact.MR’s value chain analysis, supply chain analysis, CAGR, and Y-o-Y growth analysis would prove beneficial. The report delivers key insights on the global and regional trends in the softgel dietary supplements market, considering changing dietary preferences, globally which is greatly impacting the market. Key opportunities that are likely to impact the marketing strategies of the leading players in the global softgel dietary supplements market have also been covered in the report—consisting of 14 chapters.
Chapter 1: Executive Summary- Global Softgel Dietary Supplements Market
The report begins with the executive summary, touching upon the leading segments along with market forecast in terms of volume and value. This section also includes market overview, analysis, and recommendations.
Chapter 2: Market Overview- Global Softgel Dietary Supplements Market
In the overview section, the report begins with a brief market introduction, covering market taxonomy and market definition. For an understand of the market growth, the section then goes on to give an overview of the market size, subsequent forecast, YoY growth trajectory. Critical market dynamics including driver, restraints, and trends are also covered in this section. In addition, important analysis pertaining to supply chain, cost structure, pricing, and raw materials sourcing has also finds place in this section. In the end, intensity mapping of key players in the global softgel dietary supplements market has also been included.
Chapter 3: Market Analysis and Forecast by Ingredients- Global Softgel Dietary Supplements Market
Segmented into amino acids, botanical supplements, vitamins and minerals, and other softgel dietary supplements, this section offers information regarding aforementioned ingredient types.
Chapter 4: Market Analysis and Forecast by Application- Global Softgel Dietary Supplements Market
In terms of application, the market is segmented into bone and joint health, general wellbeing, heart health, immune and digestive health, sports nutrition, and weight loss. This section offers region-wise revenue comparison, market share comparison, and YoY growth comparison.
Chapter 5: Market Analysis and Forecast by Distribution Channel - Global Softgel Dietary Supplements Market
In the scope of the report, Fact.MR has analyzed direct selling, health and beauty stores, hypermarkets/supermarkets, internet, and pharmacies as key distribution channels. This section encompasses revenue comparison, market share comparison, and YoY growth comparison for key regions.
Chapter 6: Market Analysis and Forecast by End User - Global Softgel Dietary Supplements Market
This section has been segmented into women, men, senior citizens, and others offering critical insights on each.
Chapter 7: Market Analysis and Forecast by Region- Global Softgel Dietary Supplements Market
This section of the softgel dietary supplements market assesses six key regions operating in the global landscape. Each region has been further evaluated on the basis of all the segments mentioned above.
Chapter 8 to 13: Market Analysis and Forecast by Countries- Global Softgel Dietary Supplements Market
Covering North America, Europe, Latin America, Japan, APEJ, and MEA, this section gives a complete region-wise analysis along with a revenue comparison of each segment.
Chapter 14: Company Profiles- Global Softgel Dietary Supplements Market
In the concluding section, Fact.MR has evaluated top 10 leaders dominating the market. This section also gives the company overview, product overview, key financials and developments, and SWOT analysis of each player.
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