June 1, 2000
SPINS Releases Sports Supplement Numbers
SAN FRANCISCO--SPINS and ACNielsen report that natural and mainstream supermarkets,drug stores and mass merchandisers sold over $45 million in sports supplements last year.These supplements had increased sales of 21.8 percent last year with consumers spending$14 million on creatine alone, making up 31 percent of sports supplement sales.
SPINS posits that celebrity athletes increased the popularity of natural supplementsover steroids by being open with using creatine, ribose and andro. For more information,visit www.spins.com.
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