Plethora of probiotics entering market
The recent launch of a number of new probiotic products from several large suppliers should be a boon to the popular digestive-support supplement, sales of which were up 16.5% to $169.2 million for the 52 weeks ended July 8 across food, drug and mass (excluding Walmart), according to SymphonyIRI Group data.
Both Pfizer and Bayer recently launched probiotic offerings under their respective supplement brands — ProNutrients Probiotic from the makers of Centrum and TruBiotics from the makers of One-A-Day. And Upsher-Smith Labs in June launched Provella, a probiotic specifically designed for women.
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