Flavor Appeal in Over-the-Counter Medication ; Flavor preferences and innovation opportunities
OTC innovation must move beyond health functionality alone to offer sensory benefits including taste and texture. As such, pharmaceutical companies are drawing inspiration from food and drink to broaden the options available to consumers to help overcome pill fatigue.
Flavor preference is linked to perceived healthfulness with those ingredients consumers perceive most positively for health, such as honey and green tea, featuring among the most popular flavor options.
Floral/herbal flavors dominate the preferences of OTC consumers globally, although North American consumers exert a greater preference for fruity flavors such as berry and grape.
Flavor Appeal in Over-the-Counter Medication offers insight into flavor preferences within the OTC category, and explores corresponding opportunities for flavor innovation. It identifies regional- and demographic-specific nuances between preferences that can help inform efforts to target new or existing consumers.
CONSUMER INSIGHT: Access information from our consumer surveys to evidence the appeal of different flavors
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Discover the most appealing flavors and flavor types in over-the-counter medication.
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