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Jim Stoppani files countersuit against over JYM mark

The battle over the JYM brand of sports nutrition products continues, with PhD Fitness and its principal Dr Jim Stoppani filing a countersuit in the US District Court for the...

Herbalife now free to pursue in-house manufacturing goal

Nutrition giant Herbalife followed a winding road to the payment of a $200 million fine and an FTC-mandated restructuring.  The network marketing company, with more than $4.5 billion revenue in...

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Jamieson Laboratories $1 billion sale off, say reports

The proposed sale of Jamieson Laboratories Ltd has been canceled, according to reports.

Neptune pivots away from krill oil supply toward becoming a 'solutions provider'

On the heels of a positive earnings release, krill oil supplier Neptune has announced a refocus of the company and its brands to reflect that the company goes far beyond...

Evo Hemp to expand use of US-grown hemp: 'It's only a matter of time before the federal cultivation ban is lifted'

With 28 US states now allowing farmers to grow industrial hemp – a crop that stubbornly remains on the DEA’s controlled substances list although it has no psychoactive effects –...

Bad weather deflates Cyanotech's earnings

Bad weather that damaged algae production significantly depressed Cyanotech’s earnings performance in 2016, the company announced recently.

Polish startup Ronzo is designing capsules of cricket powder for bodybuilders

With a Kickstarter in the works, Ronzo is readying itself to enter the burgeoning American sports nutrition market offering capsules of cricket powder, which the company says is packed with...

Iceland-produced astaxanthin debuts in US market

The astaxanthin supply continues to expand as Icelandic manufacturer Algalif has entered full scale production at its facility near Keflavik and has launched a finished goods brand in the US...

Brand aims to supply 'missing' prebiotic derived from fermented foods

A new prebiotic brand aims to bring the benefits of traditionally fermented foods to consumers in a convenient format, a company executive said.

FOOD VISION USA: Are CPG’s biggest guns flogging dead donkeys or can their brands be salvaged?

While big ‘legacy’ food and beverage brands are laser focused on price, promotion and placement, no amount of financial or merchandising wizardry can mask the fact that smaller, sexier, more...

Summer new launches: From probiotic flavored waters to vegan protein powders

Probiotics are hitting the market by storm, appearing in novel applications such as post-workout chocolate, vegan meal replacement shakes, and flavored water. files lawsuit over JYM mark

Online retail giant has filed a lawsuit against PhD Fitness and its principal Dr Jim Stoppani over the JYM mark used on a range of bodybuilding products.

Yohimbe, Guayusa, and Mucuna comprise BSN’s new pre-workout supplement product

Marketed for its energy-boosting qualities, BSN looked to the Amazon, the Himalayas, and West Africa for botanical ingredients for one of its new EDGE pre-workout products.

CRN names UL for Dietary Supplement Product Registry

UL has been retained to develop and administer the dietary supplement product registry, which is expected to be up and running by the end of 2016.

MCT product developers tout their 'clean' story

The developers of a new medium chain triglyceride supplement hope to clear up some of the misnomers that they say plague the ingredient in the marketplace.

MusclePharm countersues, saying Capstone couldn't deliver products on time

Sports nutrition company MusclePharm has filed a countersuit in its dispute with contract manufacturer Capstone Nutrition. MusclePharm alleges Capstone was unable to manufacture products on time.

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Whole Foods to start sharing POS data with Nielsen

Whole Foods Market – which has historically not shared its sales data with syndicated data providers - has selected Nielsen as its primary US analytics provider for point of sale...

Vitamin Shoppe rolls out new pea protein chips by i won! nationwide

With 20 grams of pea protein a pack, i won! chips are poised to sweep a nation of consumers lured by a plant-based diet and an active lifestyle.

‘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.

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