New data supplied to NutraIngredients-USA from SPINs shows that sales of vitamin and mineral supplements were up 8.2% to $1.45bn across conventional and natural channels combined in the year to October 1.
The growing trend towards ‘active nutrition’ - a broader category than pure sports nutrition - is likely to benefit supplements giant NBTY as more high protein products hit mainstream retailers, according to chief executive Jeff Nagel.
The entrepreneur behind ‘blast caps’ – a dosing technology enabling consumers to add vitamins, probiotics and other bioactives to beverages at the point of consumption – says major players in the industry have finally warmed to the technology and are...
While the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will need time to process the expected tidal wave of comments on its draft guidance on new dietary ingredients (NDIs), the supplements industry should not be left in regulatory “limbo” for long, trade associations...
The ‘consistent fundamental failures’ of companies in the dietary ingredients and supplement segment for current good manufacturing practices (GMPs) is a ‘topic of disappointment’, says Loren Israelsen.
The omega-3 industry has defended its products against suggestions raised in a recent Norwegian scientific agency report that omega-3 oxidation (rancidity) could have negative consequences for human health.
Jarrow Formulas is still waiting for a “substantive response” from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request submitted more than two months ago about the FDA’s draft guidance on New Dietary Ingredients (NDIs).
Increased blood levels of omega-3s are associated with lower levels of compounds linked to inflammation and heart disease, says a new study that strengthens the heart health benefits of the fatty acids.