Italy: consumption of food supplements 2009 and 2016

This statistic depicts the consumption of food supplements in Italy in 2009 and 2016, broken down by number of food supplement packages sold. According to data, the number of packages sold has significantly increased, passing from roughly 130 million packs in 2009 to approximately 230 million in 2016.

Consumption of food supplements in Italy in 2009 and 2016*, by number of packages sold

Number of packages sold
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Survey time period

2009 and 2016

Supplementary notes

*Figures are rounded.
The source adds the following information: “Data are depicted from a structured group of distribution channels, 8,000 pharmacies and 400 para-pharmacies associated to QuintilesIMS and large retail corners associated to Nielsen. Consumption value is expressed in terms of packages sold”.

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