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Omega Protein shareholders elect Wynnefield's slate of board candidates

The management of Omega Protein Corporation has lost its defensive battle with Wynnefield Capital as the investment’s firm’s preferred board nominees were overwhelmingly elected by shareholders on Tuesday. ...

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Milk Specialties management teams with equity firm in buyout

The management team of Milk Specialities Global has partnered with a private equity firm to acquire the assets of the company, it was announced yesterday.

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Danish botanicals player buys fruit extraction facility

Danish berry extract start-up Asiros has bought an extraction facility from Swedish Nordic Food Group for an undisclosed sum.

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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...

Today! GNC, NBTY, Jarrow Formulas & NOW Foods headline Bone & Joint Health event

Experts from some of the most recognizable brands in dietary supplements will discuss the market forces, science, supply chain, and future opportunities in bone and joint health in a FREE...

Federal report on alternative health understates impact of supplements, CRN says

A recent communication from two federal agencies paints a promising picture of Americans’ allegiance to alternative health approaches but may understate how big a part dietary supplements play.

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New GOED report summarizes global market for EPA and DHA finished products

The Global Organization of EPA and DHA Omega-3 (GOED) noted that the finished products market size for 2015 was $31.4 billion.

Industry reaction: What #Brexit means for UK & EU nutrition sectors

For the first time the European Union has lost a member after the British people yesterday voted to leave the bloc which began life as the European Economic Community in 1951.

Attention given to preventing adulteration on the rise, but has that curbed the problem?

Is the dietary supplement industry getting a handle on the adulteration issue?  The baseline data does not exist to be able to say one way or another. But sources agree...

Careful market research underlies hangover product's launch

The developers of a new hangover supplement believe careful pre launch market analysis will help them succeed where others have failed.

Network marketer launches new energy drink featuring Reader's Choice award-winning ingredient

Multilevel marketing company Jusuru has launched a liquid energy/healthy aging supplement that includes branded ingredients TeaCrine and Liquid BioCell, winner of a recent William Reed award.

AstaReal claims Algae Life overstating case on astaxanthin claims

A claim by Algae Life Sciences that it now has 239 health claims on its algal astaxanthin that have been ‘allowed’ by FDA provoked a sharp reaction from competitor AstaReal.

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Omega-3 intake map shows vast deficiencies & health risks

A new world map of omega-3 levels shows consumption is too low to prevent cardiovascular and cognitive health issues, in many places.

Special edition: Bone & Joint Health

Bone & Joint Health Quiz: Do you know your MSM from your ESM?

Do you know what MSM stands for? How much is the global glucosamine market worth? Which ingredient is driving a lot of growth in the joint health sector?

ChromaDex stock slide caused by 'baseless' allegations, CEO says

ChromaDex Corp has been the target of a short seller whose allegations against the company caused the company’s stock price to stagger. CEO Frank Jaksch called the attack ‘baseless.’

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...

Special edition: Bone & Joint Health

Are alternatives to glucosamine & chondroitin driving the joint health market?

The category is reportedly growing, but established ingredients like glucosamine and chondroitin are declining as consumers look for alternatives. In this gallery, we will review the market, key ingredients, and...

Perrigo unloads US supplements business to contract manufacturer

Perrigo has unloaded its US supplements business, with International Vitamin Corporation stepping up as buyer. The deal was seen by one observer as another step in the concentration of US-based...

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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.

New tool by SPINS and IRI to give natural channel retailers ‘unprecedented advantage’

The tool was designed to bring market insight in the natural channel with the detail and depth once reserved to analysis in conventional channel data.

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.

Doctor's Best sold to Chinese company, extending trend in industry

The Doctor’s Best brand of supplements has been sold to a major Chinese ingredient manufacturer, which is part of a trend in the industry, one observer said.

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Nattopharma gets US patent on arterial benefits of MenaQ7

Norwegian vitamin K2 supplier Nattopharma has been awarded a US patent for its ingredient’s benefits in age-related hardening of the arteries.

Taiyo's support helps marketer navigate non GMO certification waters

Supplement marketer Tomorrow’s Nutrition has announced Non-GMO Project Verified status for its Sunfiber prebiotic supplement, a certification the company says was made possible only though vigorous support from the supplier,...

Paleo diet linked to faster weight loss, but also lower intake of key micronutrients, study finds

New research supports the controversial but long-held belief that the paleo diet, which encourages the consumption of lean meats, healthy fats and no grains, is a more effective way to...

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