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Frankfurt, November 28, 2016

Game on: New conference spills sports nutrition beans beyond 2017

The multi-billion euro sports nutrition sector is changing faster than you can say ‘millennial buy-in’, but is your firm abreast of the game-changing shifts that matter most?

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BGG agrees to rename astaxanthin division to settle dispute with ArticFarma

Chinese company BGG has agreed to rename its astaxanthin division under an agreement with Icelandic astaxanthin supplier ArcticFarma.

The NutraIngredients-USA Anti-Aging Forum 2016

Beauty-from-within category success will require a combination of topicals and supplements, say experts

Marketers of supplements positioned for beauty-from-within need to tie-in closely with cosmetic beauty products to further develop the market, and supplements products should be packaged much more like cosmetic products,...

DuPont reports first positive sales numbers in several quarters

DuPont reported higher earnings on improved margins even as sales figures were hurt by foreign currency headwinds as a planned merger with Dow Chemical Co moves forward.

CEO Archbold leaves GNC amid falling revenue, same-store sales declines

GNC ousted Mike Archbold as CEO early today as a result of the company’s continued poor financial performance. In its second quarter 2016 results, released this morning, the company reported...

Consumer Reports names ‘15 supplement ingredients to avoid’

Green tea extract, yohimbe, kava, and caffeine are among 15 ingredients to avoid in dietary supplements, according to Consumer Reports.

BI Nutraceuticals foresees fiber and bitter drinks to be next trends in functional beverages

BI Nutraceuticals predicts that its fiber-rich and bitter-tasting ingredients will become as popular as protein currently is in beverage applications.

Healthy snacks growth outpaces overall food and beverage market

“Free from” claims and private-label sales are driving growth in the healthy-ingredient snacks market, and granola and breakfast bars are rising stars in the stagnant breakfast category, says a new report...

Special edition: Anti-Aging

A Global Look: How the US anti-aging supplement market fares

According to data by Euromonitor International, the US beauty dietary supplement market places seventh globally in retail sales.

Special Edition: Anti Aging

Vox Pop: What does ‘beauty from within’ mean to consumers?

Stopping several unsuspecting passers-by in downtown Chicago, we gathered some consumer thoughts on the efficacy of “beauty from within” supplements, and what the term means to them.

10TH WORLD CONGRESS ON POLYPHENOL APPLICATIONS

What we learnt about tea & coffee at the polyphenol world congress

Latest research has suggested that on balance, coffee and tea intake may lower the incidence of metabolic disorders and exert a protective effect on health. 

IFT 2016 part one: Bad science, correlation vs causation, and what consumers think clean label means

What's on trend at IFT 2016? Protein remains hot, non-GMO is even hotter, and the pressure to 'clean up' food labels is stronger than ever. Edible insects are still a...

FDA to update rules on vitamin D fortification of plant-based dairy alternatives

The FDA is amending the food additive regulations to allow manufacturers to fortify a wider range of plant-based dairy milk alternatives and yogurt alternatives with vitamin D2, and to increase...

Sports nutrition market to reach €36bn by 2020

The global sports nutrition market will grow an average of 8.27% a year to reach US$40bn (€36bn) by 2020, with herbal supplements driving much of the growth, according to a report...

What's the size of the 'plant-based' food and beverage prize?

US retail sales of plant-based foods & beverages grew 3.4% to $4.9bn in the year to June 12, 2016, with particularly strong growth in cheese alternatives and refrigerated nut milks,...

Personalised nutrition: Listening to the gut microbiome

Personalised diets may provide diabetics with a more natural way of controlling the post-meal spikes in blood sugar glucose that are linked to obesity, hypertension and cardiovascular disease, a study...

Herbalife agrees to $200 million fine, restructuring to settle FTC case

Herbalife announced today it has agreed to $200 million in compensation and to restructure its business practices to settle an investigation by the Federal Trade Commission.

Special Edition: Anti-Aging

Seeing is believing: Managing consumer expectations for beauty from within products

When consumers use beauty-from-within products they expect to see the effects in the mirror, and sometimes quickly, but this is actually more of an opportunity than a challenge, say experts.

Special edition: Anti-aging

Fitting beauty within healthy aging not easily done but worth the effort, experts say

Fitting a beauty-from within brand message into a healthy aging product positioning is challenging but can have a huge payoff, brand holders say.

Testing shows some astaxanthin products on shelf can't be proven to come from algae

Not all astaxanthin supplements can prove that the ingredient on the label is derived from algae, according to recent testing conducted by an industry group.

Chromatography event looks at testing landscape in wake of NYAG affair

An upcoming event focused on chromatography illustrates the rapid developments in the field as well as the heightened demand for testing services in the wake of the NYAG affair.

Personalised nutrition held back by ‘lack of trust and transparency’

The progress of personalised nutrition is being hampered by the food industry’s ‘lack of trust and transparency,’ in product composition and effects on health.

AFC Ajax look to fine-tune personalised nutrition as club prepare for new season

Fine-tuning professional athletes using genetic testing and microbiome analysis may well be the next step in personalised sports nutrition, according to a nutrition expert.

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...

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...

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