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‘A lot more consumers have digestive issues than they wish to admit’: NutraClick CEO

A combination of more prevalent digestive issues and effects consumers can feel are boosting the US probiotics sector, says the CEO of NutraClick.

FitJoy CEO wants to break ‘candy bar in disguise’ stereotype in bar category

Sports nutrition company Cellucor is jumping into a crowded category with its launch of a new line of nutrition bars called FitJoy. With the suspicion that many nutrition bars are...

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ProBiora Health acquires Oragenics’ consumer probiotic business

ProBiora Health, LLC, an entity owned by Ms. Christine L. Koski, has agreed to buy the consumer probiotic business of Oragenics, Inc. for $1.7 million in cash.

Special Edition: Bone & Joint Health

Can bone and joint support be cool enough for sports nutrition?

Athletes and active people in general tend to put more wear and tear on their bones and joints. But unlike protein or energy, bone & joint supplements aren’t as easy...

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Upcoming seminar to focus on financing a CPG company

Investment experts and industry-leading entrepreneurs will provide insights and tips on how to improve the odds of successfully obtaining financing during the upcoming “Financing Your Consumer Products Company” seminar.

Special edition: Bone & Joint Health

Staying flexible helped Osteo Bi-Flex stay on top, exec says

Osteo Bi-flex has maintained its category-leading position by being open to embracing new ideas. That it, by staying flexible, an executive said.

Exclusive discount on registration for the leadership forum for the US food and nutrition industries

Food Vision USA 2016: Innovation, market success, and the future of nutrition

The second Food Vision USA event is 5 months away and we’re offering readers of FoodNavigator-USA and NutraIngredients-USA an exclusive 30% discount for early bird registration.

What will be the next hot probiotic product? Ganeden announces finalists to its Probiotic Innovation Jumpstart program

A probiotic smoothie bowl, probiotic creamy spread, or probiotic “protein energy balls” product will win the hearts of judges at IFT and award the entrepreneurs behind it with $25,000 and...

Virun extends IP on Esolv clear beverage technology

Virun NutraBiosciences has announced another patent on its emulsification and encapsulation technology that harnesses vitamin E.

JW Nutritionals expands, riding the wave of a 'changed' sports nutrition sphere

Texas-based contract manufacturer JW Nutritionals is riding a wave of demand with the opening of a new facility in Plano.

Thorne signs deal to supply supplements to sports federations

Practitioner channel specialist Thorne Research has signed deals that will provide guaranteed safe supplements and nutritional information to athletes governed by seven amateur sports federations.

Atkins’ expands beyond dieters to fitness enthusiasts with launch of Lift bars, drinks

Iconic low-carb diet brand manufacturer Atkins Nutritionals is expanding beyond its core weight loss and management consumer to reach the growing number of fitness enthusiasts and “protein-seekers” with the launch...

Nestlé invests €9m in microbiome research

Nestlé and Imperial College London (ICL) are kicking off their new nutritional science partnership by investigating how fibre consumption can improve metabolic health, mental performance and digestive health in seniors.

Protein bars to gummies: New supplement product launches in June

Three new gummies by Jarrow Formulas hint at the popularity of the candy-like delivery format, while pastry-like protein bars by sports nutrition brand Cellucor further confirm America's sweet tooth. Another...

Dispatches from Vitafoods Europe 2016

How to make supplement packaging sexier

Supplement players need to make their packaging sexier if they are to bat off competition from encroaching healthy food and drink products, says marketing expert.

Amway breaks into sports nutrition market with new line

Amway is building on an earlier acquisition and is seeking to reach new markets with the launch of its XS Sports Nutrition line, the company announced recently.

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Nellson adds bar manufacturing capacity in Canada

Nutrition bar and powder specialist Nellson is expanding its production capacity at one of its Canadian plants and its consolidating the management of its Canadian operations.

Foxy’s founder creates probiotic ice cream ‘worth breaking your diet for’

Angus Murray wanted to create something families would love, with fun flavors he described as “totally selfish.” Launched in March, the product is already gaining traction in the US coasts...

Nutraceutical International chugs along fueled by latest acquisitions

Nutraceutical International Corporation continues to make good on its acquisition strategy by posting a 7.4% net sales gain for its second quarter.

Capstone files $65 million breach of contract suit against MusclePharm

Capstone Nutrition has sued MusclePharm for breach of contract, stating in its complaint that “MusclePharm has essentially turned Capstone into its bank.”

Special Edition: Contract Manufacturing

Contract manufacturers compete in crowded field on quality, price, dosage form familiarity

Contract manufacturers bring a range of capabilities to the table, from pricing advantages based on scale, to expertise with certain market niches or dosage forms, to a reputation for top...

Special edition: Contract manufacturing

Detailed quality agreements becoming vital part of contract manufacturing deals

Placing your trust in a contract manufacturing partner is a natural part of forming a business relationship. But underpinning that trust with solid contractual agreements is the key to maintaining...

NAXA adds finished products to natural astaxanthin testing scheme

Differentiating natural vs synthetic sources has been the raison d'être for The Natural Algae Astaxanthin Association. NAXA has expanded that mission to finished products with the announcement of the extension of its...

Plant-based and transparent: How contract manufacturers innovate in a global market

The old adage “customer is king” rings true to most industries. But for companies working mostly in the B2B space, like contract manufacturers, the end consumer sits on an even...

WellWell founder: Cold pressed juices can be the future of sport drinks

The month-old organic beverage brand has won the hearts of New York City’s health and wellness enthusiasts, but founder Sagan Schultz is confident that his product can expand well beyond...

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