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Which functional ingredients hit a home run in 2010?

Last year, the Functional Ingredients staff took a swing at predicting growth trends in functional ingredients. How well did we do?

Last year, we chose some ingredients we thought would see growth in a 12-month period extending into 2010. If the industry were a game of baseball, we ended up batting .643 with 24 total bases in 14 trips to the plate for a slugging percentage of 1.714. Hall of Fame numbers, that. (The Major League Baseball all-time record for slugging percentage - .863 - is held by Barry Bonds.)

Refer to the chart to see where we struck out or had a home run.

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