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Industry pays tribute to Bill Brevoort's 'remarkable life'

The natural products industry has paid tribute to Bill Brevoort, a pioneer of Chinese medicinal herb, who recently passed away at his home in Kona, HI at the age of 75.

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Vitamin Angels gets repeat four-star rating from Charity Navigator

Vitamin Angels has again placed in the top five percent of charities with another four-star rating from Charity Navigator, the nation’s premier charity evaluator.

People on the move – Summer 2017: Pharmavite, Sabinsa, ChromaDex, NattoPharma and more

We’ve had a few notable hires and promotions this month, with big news at Pharmavite, and a key promotion at Sabinsa. 

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Pharmavite appoints Jeff Boutelle as new CEO

US manufacturer Pharmavite LLC, announced Jeff Boutelle as its new Chief Executive Officer and board member, effective August 7. Noriko Tojo, Pharmavite's current CEO will continue to serve as chair...

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CRN adds 8 new voting members, 3 new associate members

The council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) welcomed 11 new companies to its membership roster.

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Sabinsa names Shaheen Majeed as company’s worldwide president

Sabinsa has promoted its marketing director, Shaheen Majeed, to worldwide president of the company, with responsibility for manufacturing, marketing, strategies and other operational matters.

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One week to go: UNPA hosts PCQI training for dietary supplement companies

The United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA) is launching a new training course, “Preventive Controls Workshop for Dietary Supplements: PCQI Training for Dietary Supplement Companies”, but spaces are limited.

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What will nutrition & health look like in 2067?

This is a projection of what nutritional health will look like 50 years from now in 2067. It does make ridiculously excessive speculations but the intent is to encourage conversation,...

Blackmores CEO Christine Holgate quits to run Australia Post

Blackmores CEO and MD Christine Holgate is leaving the supplements giant after nine years at the helm to take the top job at state-owned Australia Post.

The NutraIngredients-USA Botanicals Online Conference

Botanicals: The risks and benefits, opportunities and challenges

Botanical experts will discuss the challenges and opportunities in the botanicals category in 2017 and beyond in a FREE online conference hosted by NutraIngredients-USA.

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CRN and AHPA collaborate on congressional advocacy for Day on the Hill

The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) and the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) are teaming up for a cooperative advocacy effort for a full day of face-to-face meetings with Congressional...

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NPA elects new board of directors

The Natural Products Association (NPA) today announced the elected new Board of Directors at The Big Natural, the association’s official event being held this week in Las Vegas, NV.

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NPA announces award winners of 24th Annual Awards

Senator Orrin Hatch, Roxanne Green, the Haddow brothers, and Nutrition 21’s Nitrosigine ingredient are this year’s winners of the Annual NPA Awards.

Looking ahead to the IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas 2017

Ghosts of our African guts: What traditional hunter-gatherers can teach us about gut health

Understanding how our ancestors lived and how this affected their gut microbiome may boost prebiotic and probiotic formulations, and give companies a compelling story for consumers, says an expert.

Former First Lady Obama criticizes efforts to delay Nutrition Facts changes as insulting to consumers

Requests to delay the implementation of the updated Nutrition Facts panel, which includes a line to indicate added sugar and makes calories more visible, and a last-minute delay of menu...

Winners revealed: Find out who won out at the NutraIngredients Awards 2017!

Leading members of the functional food, supplements, and healthy nutrition industry gathered in Geneva this week to celebrate huge successes ... and find out who won out in the battle...

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Fancy a cruise through Chicago’s waterways with the bosses of SPINS, Presence Marketing and KeHE?

Are your taste buds tickled by the prospect of a food tour of Mexico with Chef Rick Bayless? Or maybe an intensive business strategy session with Presence Marketing CEO Bill...

Dannon awards $50K for yogurt, probiotics & gut microbiome research

The effects of probiotics during breastfeeding and how to identify unique chemical signatures to elucidate the benefits of probiotic yogurt are the two research projects on the receiving end of...

Elwood Richard: September 17, 1931 – April 7, 2017

Industry pays tribute to NOW founder Elwood Richard

Tributes are flowing in for the late Elwood Richard, founder of natural products industry leader NOW Foods, for his significant impact on the health food channel through the decades. Elwood passed...

Regulations, supply chain, and deep science take center stage in Oxford

NDIs, GMPs, advances in analytical techniques, safety, and future directions for dietary supplements are just some of the stand out topics to be explored at the upcoming 17th Annual Oxford...

Patient interest driving increase in supplement use, naturopathic doctor says

Naturopathic doctors can play a key role in supporting the use of supplements through their holistic views on health, said Dr. Michelle Simon, PhD, ND, president of Institute of Natural...

American Botanical Council awards botanical excellence in Anaheim

The American Botanical Council (ABC) hosted its 12th Annual Celebration and Awards Ceremony in Anaheim, CA, and honored individuals and companies who influence the present and future of the herbal...

AHPA awards Richard, Bass, Israelsen, Shelton and BI

The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) presented its 2017 awards to Elwood Richard, Scott Bass, Loren Israelsen, Suzanne Shelton and BI Nutraceuticals for substantive and positive contributions to the herbal...

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President of Mauritius recognized by ABC for contributions to medicinal plant research

Her Excellency Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, PhD, President of the Republic of Mauritius, is the recipient of the American Botanical Council’s 2016 Norman R. Farnsworth Excellence in Botanical Research Award.

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ABC announces recipient of 2016 James A. Duke Excellence in Botanical Literature Award

Handbook of Essential Oils: Science, Technology, and Applications, 2nd edition, edited by K. Hüsnü Can Başer, PhD, and Gerhard Buchbauer, PhD, is the recipient of the 2016 ABC James A....