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NutraIngredients-USA’s Digestive Health Forum: 'Women aged 55-64 are the sweet spot for the market'

Younger women and men are the new targets for digestive health product manufacturers, with women aged 55-64 already dominating the market, according to experts at the NutraIngredients-USA Digestive Health Forum.

Emerging markets, infant formula drive H&W over €600bn

Ongoing bullish emerging markets and a strong infant formula sector have helped drive the global health wellness sector to $774bn (€614bn) this year, according to Euromonitor International.

Quote/unquote: Gut health, sports nutrition, and curcumin - The best of Bénéfiq 2014

We headed to Quebec City this week to attend the 2nd instalment of Bénéfiq, an international rendezvous on health ingredients, and we’ve plucked a few pearls of wisdom from the...

Special edition: LATAM

Inflation likely to moderate strong growth of supplements market in Argentina

The dietary supplement market in Argentina is thriving despite import barriers and economic uncertainty caused by inflation, according to a recent report by Euromonitor.  The forecast for the immediate future...

Special Edition: LATAM

The most important lessons for doing business in Latin America for dietary supplement companies

Being among the most dynamic regional markets in the world with double-digit growth, and with an increasing consumer demand, Latin America offers plenty of opportunities for dietary supplement companies.

Special Edition: LATAM

Mexico and Brazil: A tale of two very different supplement markets

They have dietary supplement markets of approximately equal value and growth, but with vastly different population sizes, market dynamics, and regulatory environments. As part of our special on LATAM, we...

Special Edition: LATAM

Hispanics are key opportunity for supplement marketers, Packaged Facts report says

Hispanic consumers are an area of untapped growth potential for dietary supplement marketers, according to a report from market research firms Packaged Facts.

In-house manufacturing becoming an important quality differentiator, NOW Foods CEO says

Consumers are increasingly sensitive to where products are made, and this has helped drive NOW Foods’ expansion of its in-house manufacturing capacity, said CEO Jim Emme.

Organic/natural acquisitions allow the food industry to align CSR messages with product portfolio: Euromonitor

Desires to align product portfolios with messages of corporate social responsibility are driving some of the M&A activity regarding organic and natural companies, says Euromonitor International.

NutraIngredients Sports Nutrition 2014 round-table debate

Arsenal FC: We can’t get the sports nutrition products we need

The nutritional needs of professional athletes and the general sports playing population are clearly not the same but does the broad sports nutrition market reflect that diversity of need? Arsenal...

American Ginseng Advisory Panel formed to preserve the genetic diversity of wild botanical

The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) Foundation for Education and Research on Botanicals has formed the American Ginseng Advisory Panel, with the development of a national American ginseng germplasm collection...

NutraIngredients-USA Digestive Health Forum: One week to go!

Leading minds from the world of digestive health will join NutraIngredients-USA’s Stephen Daniells for an hour-long discussion of the sector, from science and claim substantiation, to market sizing and key...

News in brief

NPA adds 127 new members since April

Membership growth across the trade associations continues, with the Natural Products Association the latest to publish impressive growth in its membership.

News in brief

Molkerei Ammerland completes first GlobalDairyTrade SWP auction

German dairy cooperative Molkerei Ammerland has completed its first sweet whey powder (SWP) auction on the Global Dairy Trade (GDT) platform.

Guest article

The power of babble: Communication, globalisation and consumer connection

In today’s complex global marketplace, the patchwork of regulatory standards, cultural variations and logistical realities of time and space create an environment in which harmonisation may seem impossible. Not so,...

Special focus: Curcumin goes mainstream as science and consumer awareness build momentum

It has been a good year for curcumin and turmeric with market growth of 26%, new studies supporting its potential health benefits, and increasing consumer awareness. In this special focus...

Canadian firm Solarvest signs up German partners to produce organic algal DHA oil

Canadian algae technology firm Solarvest has entered into agreements to produce its omega-3 algae products in the EU. The products will comply with both USDA and EU organic certification requirements,...

Curcumin takes center stage, suppliers say

Sales of curcumin supplements are soaring. This perpetually almost-ready-for-prime-time ingredient has finally arrived, suppliers say.

SPORTS NUTRITION 2014: A STARK WARNING FOR ENTREPRENEURS

‘You think Red Bull’s just gonna roll over? It’s not gonna happen!’ Expert warns wannabes

Beverage brand development guru James Tonkin has warned wannabe entrepreneurs that going up against established brands such as Red Bull and Coca-Cola without some kind of ‘silo vertical’ protection is...

Products aimed at kids is a bright spot in murky omega-3s sales picture, emulsion manufacturer says

Products targeting children is a bright spot in the otherwise murky sales picture for omega-3s, said an executive with Coromega, a company that markets omega-3 emulsion products.

Yeast-derived beta glucans for immune health have potential competitor in algal source

Algal Scientific, a supplier of bioactive additives for the animal feed markets, has a long term plan targeting the human immune health sector with its beta glucan ingredient derived from...

Omega Protein acquires oil-based ingredient supplier Bioriginal

Omega Protein Corporation has continued the diversification of the company with the acquisition of Canadian firm Bioriginal Food & Science Corp., which offers a range of plant and marine-based omega-3...

2015 Dietary Guidelines: CRN calls for multivitamin/mineral to help redress nutrient shortfalls

Multivitamins/minerals provide a low cost, convenient way to fill nutrient gaps when nutrient recommended intakes are not first met through the consumption of food, says the Council for Responsible Nutrition...

'Intriguing': Fish oil supplements linked to improved exercise economy

Daily supplements of an EPA-rich fish oil may boost exercise economy, a predictor of endurance exercise performance, says a new study from Japan.

International association endorses Botanical Adulterants Program

A major self policing and informational effort in the dietary supplement industry has received a signifcant boost on the international stage.  The Botanical Adulterants program, a coopertive venture of three...

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