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New energy source? German firm evoxx technologies plans to shake up energy drink scene with ‘novel carbohydrate’ launch in 2017

The oligomer was designed to help manufacturers reduce or eliminate the need for sucrose, glucose, and fructose, with potential applications ranging from energy source for sports nutrition to prebiotic supplements.

trusource expands retail presence, launches new energy range

Less than a year after launching exclusively at Kroger stores, trusource products will soon be available to “everyday athletes” nationally in Target, Walgreens, Giant Eagle and HEB.

Glanbia adds sparkle to iron with new Lactoferrin delivery format

With athletes in mind, Glanbia partnered with Wisconsin-based PoppingFUN for a new confectionary-inspired delivery format for iron supplements.

Herbalife exec on dietary supplement registry: ‘Everyone agreed we needed more transparency’

The soon-to-be-launched Supplement OWL (Online Wellness Library) will offer transparency and build consumer trust in dietary supplements, and it is gaining wider industry support.

Blood glucose supplement developer files for patent on formulation

A new microbiome-targeted supplement formulation has moved closer to market with the filing of a US patent application, the company announced this week.

Supplement OWL shows that there’s now a real willingness to be transparent with consumers: CRN

Companies large and small have been beta-testing the CRN’s product registry – the Supplement Online Wellness Library (Supplement OWL) – and it will soon be open to all dietary supplement...

NPA unveils Supplement Safety & Compliance Initiative to boost QA, transparency

The Supplement Safety & Compliance Initiative is a “bold step forward in providing quality assurance from harvest to retailer shelf”, said the NPA.

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BodyHealth’s PerfectAmino cleared for use in sports by LGC

Kentucky-based LGC Science has successfully cleared BodyHealth’s PerfectAmino supplement of a wide range of substances banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).

Frutarom offers benefits of Med diet with new CitrOlive ingredient

The powder ingredient was designed to bring the benefits of a Mediterranean diet, the manufacturer says.

Hemp supplement maker says full spectrum extract works better, allays regulatory issues

A new line of dietary supplements from hemp bases its message on the full suite of phytocannabinoids in the products, as well as its aim not to push the edges...

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SupplySide West: Sabinsa showcases Health Canada claims, new studies

New studies emerged this year for the company’s joint health and blood sugar management ingredients, to name a few.

NBTY to DNA barcode herbal ingredients after agreement with NY AG

Supplement giant NBTY has reached an agreement with NY AG Eric Schneiderman to use DNA Barcoding to authenticate herbal ingredients and invest in herbal genetic research.

IPA’s DC Workshop: ‘An excellent opportunity for industry and government to collaborate’

Sharing of best practices, knowledge of cutting edge analytical techniques, current market data, and positions from FDA and FTC on NDIs and claims substantiation will be tackled at an upcoming...

Bodybuilding vs Jim Stoppani: Injunctions filed and GNC pulled in

The legal battle between and Dr Jim Stoppani has entered a new phase with GNC being pulled into the lawsuit following the launch of its JYM 2.0 range.

Special edition: Botanicals

Travel to source may be costly, but important to vet supply chain, expert says

Travel to where you source your ingredients, and make no excuses about the cost and time it takes, one expert said.

NOW bolsters probiotics testing with DuPont DNA system

NOW Foods has bolstered its testing protocols with the addition of new DNA capabilities in the verification of probiotics.

Can auditing, certifying, and verifying be more streamlined? Yes, says UNPA chief

Loren Israelsen, President of the United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA) called the current auditing landscape of the dietary supplements industry as “redundant, expensive, and inconsistent”

What does ‘clean label’ mean in sports nutrition? Experts weigh in

How clean label is defined in sports nutrition depends on the end goal, experts say. Bodybuilders tend to not care as much, while performance athletes may sacrifice taste over efficacy...

Companies beta-testing CRN’s dietary supplement product registry

Nine companies are beta-testing the CRN’s product registry – the Supplement Online Wellness Library (Supplement OWL) – which is being developed and administered by UL.

Colorado-based Healthy Skoop launches sleep-inducing protein powder

The L-Tryptophan-powered shake powder was designed to be what founder Dr. James Rouse calls a sustainable solution to sleep problems.

NuGo Nutrition acquires protein bar manufacturer Promax

Protein bar manufacturer Promax has been acquired by Pennsylvania-based NuGo Nutrition.

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Lycored promotes 'beauty from within' product with #rethinkbeautiful campaign

The campaign raises awareness of the ingredient by connecting "beauty-from-within" with an emotion through video and social media.

Cardax puts synthetic astaxanthin finished product on market

A synthetic astaxanthin finished product has reached the market with the release of ZanthoSyn, by Hawaiian firm Cardax.

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