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Vitamin Shoppe’s Q1: Strong growth for probiotics, declines for sports nutrition, on-the-go nutrition & weight management

The Vitamin Shoppe has reported total revenue has remained flat, with total comparable sales declining 1.9% in its first quarter results. E-commerce grew by almost 4%.

Vitamin Shoppe’s Q1: Strong growth for probiotics, declines for sports nutrition, on-the-go nutrition & weight management

May Product Round-Up: More gummies, and new combinations

This month, supplement manufacturers came up with new ways of presenting dietary supplements high in demand: a curcumin-omega 3 combo, multiple probiotic gummies in different flavors, and a pouch of melatonin gummies for on-the-go consumers who need help falling asleep.

Algae Life Sciences announces 239 FDA-allowed structure/function claims

The claims relate to the company’s AstaZine Natural Astaxanthin product, which is extracted from certified organic Haematococcus pluvialis microalgae.

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Liquid form of Fibersol soluble fiber can help solve no-cal mouthfeel issues

Fibersol-2L, a liquid addition to the Fibersol line of corn-based fiber ingredients, has been launched by the partnership of Matsutani and Archer Daniels Midland to help solve some of the mouthfeel issues that plague low- and no-calorie beverages and liquid dietary supplements.

Carrageenan and other non-organic materials in organic products considered by NOSB

Stakeholders in the organic community, including handlers, farmers, scientists and advocates joined on Capitol Hill in late April to discuss with the National Organic Standards Board which non-organic materials should be allowed and prohibited for use in organic products, as well as consider the role of hydroponics, biotechnology, animal welfare...

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How IRI scan data show UC-II can drive joint health supplement growth

Joint relief has traditionally been a profitability powerhouse, but recently the sector has slumped. Now, data suggest its salvation may lie in an ingredient: UC-II.