NEW YORK -- Retail sales of vitamin, supplement and mineral products surged past $6.5 billion in 1996, according to the "U.S. Market for Vitamins, Supplements and Minerals," a report from the New York-based research firm, Packaged Facts. ales of supplements more than quadrupled, from $570 million to $2.3 billion. The report says gains have been made by mass merchandisers and food stores, but health- and natural-food stores remain the market's stronghold. Private-label single vitamins ...

REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account

Why Register for FREE?

Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick.  What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.
 

Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)
 

Attention Paid Print Subscribers:  While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.

Already registered? here.