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Żywność funkcjonalna na rynku światowym
Functional foods on the world market

Author(s): Teresa Korbutowicz
Subject(s): Economy, Business Economy / Management
Published by: Wydawnictwo Naukowe Uniwersytetu Szczecińskiego
Keywords: functional foods; nutrition claims; health claims; nutraceuticals

Summary/Abstract: The development of technology and consumer needs contributed to the increase in the sales of functional foods in international exchange. Such food is not clearly defined and various food products fall into this category. The aim of the article is to examine the definitions and characteristics of functional foods and the market for such products. Research on functional foods refers to the concept and divisions of this food, its impact on human health and the conditions for ensuring consumer safety. The basic research method is the analysis of reports on the functional food market and statistical data as well as literature studies. Changes on the functional food market depend on the progress of research on food products and production technologies as well as pro-health behavior of consumers.

  • Issue Year: 2018
  • Issue No: 53/2
  • Page Range: 209-220
  • Page Count: 12
  • Language: Polish