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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.

Supplement firm adds probiotic to product for colicky babies

Wellements, an Arizona supplement company, has put a new twist on a legacy category by introducing a probiotic gripe water.

Prebiotic purveyor offers test kit to measure shift in microbiome

Isothrive, the manufacturer of a new prebiotic finished product, has teamed with gut flora testing firm UBiome to offer a consumers a way to gauge the product’s effects in their...

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A new nootropic in town: Limited Labs launches ‘Dragon’

Online brand Limited Lab launches new nootropic supplement “Dragon,” which contains a blend of Kyowa Hakko’s Cognizin citicoline and Compound Solution’s brand-name theacrine Teacrine.

Glanbia Performance Nutrition drives Glanbia 2016 half year results

Glanbia plc, the global nutrition group based in Ireland, has announced its results for the six months ending July 2, 2016.

Shark Tank winner Loliware & DSM cooperate to make edible vitamin cups

A new product prototype, called Lolivita, debuted at the IFT show in Chicago last month. Behind its conception, co-founder Chelsea Briganti imagined what it would be like “if your actual...

FOOD VISION USA: Is the food industry working for or against the consumer?

Making a profit and promoting health are not mutually exclusive, and healthy food brands now generate some serious profits. But no business will willingly engage in initiatives that could damage...

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Nature’s Way adopts 5 botanicals through ABC Adopt-an-Herb program

Nature’s Way has adopted black cohosh (Actaea racemosa), hawthorn (Crataegus spp.), umckaloabo (Pelargonium sidoides), lavender (Lavandula spp.), and ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba) through the ABC Adopt-an-Herb Program.

Valensa expands private label offerings with new joint health chew

Valensa’s latest joint health supplement product launch is another step in the transformation of the company, said CEO Rudi Moerck.

Glanbia launches EasyFlav for whey protein as manufacturers compete for best taste

Are US consumers still in a protein frenzy? Nutrition ingredient company Glanbia Nutritionals shares some insight as it announces its latest product offering EasyFlav, marketed as a “flavor optimizer” for...

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NPA adds 59 new retail and supply members

The Natural Products Association (NPA) has added 59 new members to its ranks in 2016, with the association “redoubling its efforts recently to gain and retain new members”.

Playing into the clean label trend, PowerBar launches Clean Whey Protein bar and drink

Targeting a mainstream audience, PowerBar enters the clean label space with two new products marketed for its high protein content, low sugar amount, and absence of “artificial sweeteners.”

Health Warrior CEO to join CEO panel at Food Vision USA 2016

Health Warrior CEO: ‘We’d love to be a true umbrella brand for healthy nutrient dense whole foods’

Chia-fueled brand Health Warrior will be unveiling new products next year that utilize other nutrient-dense whole foods, says CEO Shane Emmett, who is predicting a 40-60% rise in revenues in...

GüdPod: A new open-platform delivery solution to pill aversion

With the goal of making supplements attractive to people with an aversion to pills by serving them like a Nespresso or Keurig, GüdPod will be rolling out its new delivery...

Dow records strong results as it preps for DuPont merger

The Dow Chemical Company is holding up its end of the DowDuPont merger bargain by turning in a strong second quarter financial performance.

Study supports Ester-C’s enhanced bioavailability and retention

The novel vitamin C formulation Ester-C increases levels of the vitamin in white blood cells (leukocytes) more than regular ascorbic acid, says a new study from NBTY and KGK Synergize.

Tespo: The ‘complete delivery system’ boosting compliance with liquid supplements

With a dispenser that sits nicely on the counter, Tespo is aiming to boost compliance and deliver the daily nutrients and bioactives in a liquid.

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.

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 –...

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...

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...

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