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GNC reports ‘self-inflicted’ & ‘disappointing’ Q1

Lower consumer engagement and an inadequate assessment of the impact of prior-year promotions, but not the NY AG’s probe, are responsible for a ‘disappointing’ Q1, said GNC’s CEO Mike Archbold.

Algatech to launch soluble astaxanthin powder using Virun's technology at Vitafoods

The competition in the astaxanthin space to extend this the ingredient to new dosage forms and product matrices continues to heat up with the announcement of an encapsulated offering from Algatech featuring Virun’s delivery technology. 

Dietary carotenoids linked to lower type 2 diabetes risks in healthy adults

High dietary intakes of alpha- and beta-carotene are associated with reduced type 2 diabetes risk in generally healthy adults, says data from Europe.

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ABC welcomes 13 new advisory board members

The American Botanical Council has grown its expert members to its Advisory Board by 13 to take the total to 127, including 32 international experts.

Maker of GoodBelly shares 6 tips for successfully growing a brand

The vast majority of food and beverage launches fail to survive beyond the initial “experimental phase” in part because they expand their distribution too quickly, warns Alan Murray, the CEO of Next Foods. 

NEW DATE: NutraIngredients-USA’s View from the Aisles Forum: The retailers' perspective

Due to an unexpected scheduling conflict, the NutraIngredients-USA View from the Aisles Forum will be taking place on Wednesday May 6th (instead of April 29th). The broadcasting time remains the same: 11am EDT - 10am CDT – 8am PDT.