Nutrition Business Journal

Calcium Suppliers Bone Up On a Changing Market

PURAC and Huber reflect on developments in calcium supply.

Demand for calcium is rising, major suppliers report, fueled by a trend toward fortifying foods and beverages. While the link between calcium and bone health has long been recognized, emerging studies linking calcium to weight loss may soon open up a hefty new market for suppliers of calcium. Raw material suppliers, in turn, are responding to demand by developing innovative new delivery forms, such as dissolvable strips and soluble calcium that doesn’t impact taste. New natural sources of cal

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