Nutrition Business Journal

Chinese Extract Market: Ginkgo, Ginseng Focus

Increasing demand for Chinese herbal extracts, driven by a growing awareness of the health benefits of functional nutrition and acceptance of traditional Chinese medicine, will intensify the need for extract exports in 2007 and beyond, according to NBJ’s “Chinese Nutrition Market Report 2007.”

“Over the past 10 years, consumption of herbal extracts has doubled three times, averaging a 34.6% annual growth rate,” author Andrew Liu writes. “In 2005, volume was 600,000 tons, and data ind

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