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Carrageenan and other non-organic materials in organic products considered by NOSB

Stakeholders in the organic community, including handlers, farmers, scientists and advocates joined on Capitol Hill in late April to discuss with the National Organic Standards Board which non-organic materials should...

May Product Round-Up: More gummies, and new combinations

This month, supplement manufacturers came up with new ways of presenting dietary supplements high in demand: a curcumin-omega 3 combo, multiple probiotic gummies in different flavors, and a pouch of...

Mainstream consumers are eyeing sports nutrition more and more

Market analysts from Mintel and Euromonitor presented the latest findings of sports category trends at the Ingredient Marketplace show in Orlando this past weekend.

Tech solutions to show health effects in real time seen as new hope in supplement investment picture

Having the right team to execute on an idea is the key to attracting investment capital, experts say. But finding the right idea, that’s a bit more of a stretch...

Organic is the future norm for plant-based supplements: Nordic producer

Organic will be the norm not the niche for plant-based food supplements in the future, says one Finnish-Norwegian producer of organic-certified plant extracts. 

CBD firm CV Sciences posts sales gain, still struggles with net losses

One of the first companies to jump into the current CBD game, CV Sciences, Inc., reported $11.5 million in sales for 2015 as it continues to struggle toward profitability.

GNC announces strategic, financial review to increase shareholder value

Dietary supplement heavyweight GNC Holdings has started a review of a wide range of strategic and financial alternatives to increase shareholder value.

The top picks from the education sessions at the Healthy & Natural Show

The inaugural Healthy & Natural Show kicks off on Thursday, May 5 with a top quality education program. In this special gallery we trawl through the program and give you...

3 years, 3 countries, 222 children: Big gut data tracks impact of hygiene on microbiome

Gut microbiome development in the early stages of life may explain the rise in autoimmune diseases such as diabetes and multiple sclerosis, a study reports.  

Discounting to clear unexpected multivitamin inventory bulge hurts GNC's Q1 results

Supplement retailing giant GNC has suffered through a disappointing quarter that CEO Michael Archbold chalked up mostly to inventory problems.

April 2016 NEWS QUIZ: Are you up to speed with the latest supplement industry news?

What is GOED’s recommendation for EPA + DHA per day? A publication from which university got blasted for an article calling supplements ‘suspect’ and ‘useless’? 

Tomorrow! NutraIngredients-USA's Omega-3 Forum

Experts from GOED, NBTY, Wiley’s Finest, Cornell University, and will discuss the market forces, science, supply chain, and future opportunities in omega-3s in a FREE forum hosted by NutraIngredients-USA....

Whey is clear answer in sports nutrition, expert asserts

You can say what you like about the benefits of mixing protein sources, but for sports nutrition expert Chris Lockwood, PhD, there’s only one way to the answer the cost...

Special edition: Gender-specific nutrition

Protein bars are from Mars, fat burners are from Venus: Gender-specific sports nutrition

As sports nutrition makes gains in the mainstream, the emergence of the fitness-minded female is driving manufacturers to reconsider the typically male-dominated image of the sector.

Special Edition: Omega-3s

Convenience, concentrates, and 3rd generation forms: Where’s the innovation in the omega-3 space?

Are natural retail buyers bored with fish oil? Can concentrates, convenience, combination products, and third generation forms re-engage them?

Special edition: Omega-3s

After a bleak couple of years, omega-3 sales are back in the black

After a bleak couple of years, omega-3 sales are back on the rise, said GOED executive director Adam Ismail.

Vegan meal replacement makers want to reach underserved populations by using hip hop tie-in

VeganSmart, a plant-based line of meal replacements, is penetrating areas plagued with malnutrition via a unique marketing vehicle—the power of hip hop.

On your marks: EFSA takes second look at DuPont’s betaine novel application

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is looking again at a novel food application for sports nutrition ingredient betaine, six years after it initially said there was not enough data...

Energy & fibre intakes far below recommended levels

Paper offers insights into +85s diets – but huge data gaps remain

The rapidly-growing age segment of over-85s has been neglected in both nutrition research and dietary recommendations, say UK researchers behind a large-scale trail-blazing study.  

'The British are slightly less unhealthy than the Americans'

British crowdsourced project maps 2000+ microbiomes (and counting)

A British crowdsourced and funded microbiome project is building data that will accompany a US version as global efforts to build microbiome knowledge mount.

Tea for three: Asia’s leading tea companies

Three out of the world’s five biggest tea companies are based in Asia, according to new market research by Technavio that predicts steady growth in the global market until at...

DNA barcoding is a critical part of improving the industry’s quality program, says NY AG’s office

The New York Attorney General’s Office believes DNA barcoding is still critical for testing herbal supplements, despite new studies showing the inadequacies of the technology.

11th hour reprieve from the courts or from Congress increasingly unlikely

Bounty hunters could come after you from day one if you are not compliant with Vermont GMO labeling law, warns attorney

Private litigants, or so-called ‘bounty hunters’, may start targeting food manufacturers over alleged violations of Vermont’s new GMO labeling law from day one (July 1), lawyers at Hogan Lovells have...

Vitafoods Europe 2016, Geneva, Switzerland, May 10-12

Vitafoods to showcase nutrition innovation boom

92% of 800+ ingredient and product exhibitors that attended Vitafoods Europe in Geneva last year said they would launch at least one product in the following year.

Network marketing continues to be growing outlet for supplements

Network marketing continues to be a huge outlet for nutritional products, and direct selling companies with supplements in their portfolios are among the best performing of these companies.