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Vitamins, Minerals & Supplements Market in the UK - PEST Framework Analysis
Aruvian's R'search, May 2013, Pages: 20
Nutraceutical, a mixture of nutrition and pharmaceutical, refers to extracts of foods claimed to have a medicinal effect on human health. The nutraceutical is usually contained in a medicinal format such as a capsule, tablet or powder in a prescribed dose.
More rigorously, nutraceutical implies that the extract or food is demonstrated to have a physiological benefit or provide protection against a chronic disease.
Functional foods and vitamins, minerals and supplements are the two segments of nutraceuticals.
Aruvian's R'search analyzes the Vitamins, Minerals & Supplements Market in the UK in a PEST Framework Analysis. A PEST analysis is concerned with the environmental influences on a business. The acronym stands for the Political, Economic, Social and Technological issues that could affect the strategic development of a business. Identifying PEST influences is a useful way of summarizing the external environment in which a business operates.
A. Executive Summary
B. Introduction to the Industry
B.1 Industry Profile
B.2 Industry Trends
B.3 Future Outlook
C. PEST Framework Analysis
C.1 Political Aspects
C.2 Economic Aspects
C.3 Social Aspects
C.4 Technological Aspects
D. Glossary of Terms