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Ganeden sets up Probiotic Jumpstart Program to stimulate food and beverage innovation

Probiotic manufacturer Ganeden launched a program for companies to innovate with probiotics within the food and beverage industry.

NBTY Q1: Strong brand performance offsets contract manufacturing exit

Supplement giant NBTY has reported strong sales for many of its flagship brands it its Q1 earnings, and its CEO has dismissed media reports that it will sell its Holland...

Anthocyanin-packed tart cherry beverage reaches non-athlete audience

Teams from the Blackhawks to the Patriots, and numerous university athletic teams, are ordering Cheribundi by the bulk, its CEO said.

Round-up: Recent supplement industry advertising challenges by ASRC

In the past few months, five nutritional supplements by various brands have been investigated by two branches of the ASRC. Two of these products have been discontinued

Industry must engage AGs early to reduce litigation risk, experts advise

Proactively educating attorneys general and candidates running for the position about the positive attributes and contributions of dietary supplements could help industry stay out of their litigation cross-hairs in the...

Omega Pharma criticised for pushing poor body image in slimming ads

The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) says adverts for Omega Pharma’s weight management aid presents an “irresponsible approach to body image and confidence”.

RSPO to crack down on ‘palm oil free’ labels

The Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) will crack down on member companies claiming to have removed palm oil for environmental reasons.

New consumer campaign encourages vitamin D testing to identify deficiency, advance research

A consumer education campaign launched by the Organic and Natural Health Association earlier this year will encourage consumers to test their vitamin D levels to identify supplementation needs while simultaneously...

Could consumers see GM as an eco-friendly food choice?

Swedish researchers have suggested that food labelled both GM and eco-friendly may become commonplace in the future - but is this an idea consumers will buy into?

Probiota day 1: Tweet by tweet

This year our event Probiota kicked off with the workshop 'Prebiotics – a return to true science'. Experts in the field gathered to cut loose from complex regulation and commercial...

New ISO standard for flow cytometry with probiotics

Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium, present in yogurt and other dairy products, are used as probiotics, or “friendly bacteria,” to maintain a healthy digestive tract.

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Kemin’s ZeaONE zeaxanthin supplement approved for Brazilian markets

Using zeaxanthing collected from marigolds, Kemin’s ZeaONE promises a supplementation that aids the health of the skin and eyes.

Tax credit for R&D now easier for startups, small firms to claim

Startups and small companies now can reap all the credit they are due for their innovations – including on their taxes, thanks to changes to the research and development tax...

New InterHealth herbal blend promotes cardiovascular and weight-loss benefits

A blend of mangosteen with the Sphaerenthus indicus was found to bring benefits for heart health and weight management, and InterHealth patented the blend with the name CardiaSlim.

Special edition: Transparency in Dietary Supplements

Is a transparent global supply chain the Holy Grail?

The dietary supplements industry must be transparent about transparency to ensure that it transparency really does make a difference and boost consumer confidence in the products, say industry experts.

Special edition: Transparency in Dietary Supplements

Should transparency be a priority for the supplements industry?

The NY AG’s probe into herbal supplements has done a lot to change the industry conversation over transparency, and some practices by some industry members cannot continue because they jeopardize...

People on the move, Winter 2015-16: Sabinsa, CRN, USP, NAXA, Standard Process & more

The winter months saw a few new hires and promotions, with notable appointments at Sabinsa, CRN, NAXA, Standard Process, SPINS, USP, Chemi Nutra, Jarrow Formulas, and Aker BioMarine.

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Probiotics hit the cold brew coffee category

Brooklyn-based cold-pressed juice firm JÙS by Julie has scored an industry-first with the launch of a new cold brew coffee infused with probiotics in original and vanilla flavors.

Medical foods based on amino acid/neurotransmitter technology to be marketed in China

Medical food specialist Targeted Medical Pharma has signed a Chinese distribution deal that bodes well for the long term health of the company.

“A first, and necessary, step”: CRN to require members submit product labels to ODS label database

The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) has announced it will require all of its members submit their supplement product labels to the Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) Dietary Supplement Label...

Creatine forms unlikely basis of new mood support product

A product formulator has plucked an ingredient from the pre workout space and is basing a new mood support supplement on it. The unlikely new star? Creatine.


UK-based Myprotein expands to the US with new facility

One of Europe’s biggest discount sports nutrition supplement brand, Myprotein, is expanding its operations to the US. 

Kura brings New Zealand milk protein powder to families

Kura is continuing the expansion for its protein smoothie powder containing New Zealand grass-fed dairy protein, with Vitamin Shoppe now stocking the product. One serving contains 14g of dairy protein, and is said to...

Algae will be nutritional star of the century, sports nutrition formulator asserts

Catharine Arnston, founder of the brand Energybits, said she believes her company is the only sports nutrition formulator based solely on whole algae products.

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5-day count down: Last chance to enter the NutraIngredients Awards

It’s not too late to show the nutrition industry what you're made of by entering NutraIngredients’ 2016 Awards. But hurry, entries close Friday January 15th.

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