All news articles for April 2013

Herbalife's sports nutrition line has captured a younger demographic for the company.

Brushing aside market noise, Herbalife posts 17% sales increase

By Hank Schultz

Herbalife has suffered the slings and arrows of outraged investors recently. But you wouldn’t know it from the company’s financial statements; yesterday the company reported a 17% rise in first quarter net sales, hitting $1.1 billion.

UNPA's Israelsen proposes new carrot to go with FDA's GMP stick

UNPA's Israelsen proposes new carrot to go with FDA's GMP stick

By Hank Schultz

The dietary supplement industry is falling behind on GMP compliance, says Loren Israelsen, executive director of the United Natural Products Alliance.  Fixing that is a matter of coming up with a new carrot to go with the stick wielded by the Food and...

GNC gradually dumping DMAA but not because it's unsafe

GNC gradually dumping DMAA but not because it's unsafe

By Hank Schultz

In the wake of an FDA announcement on DMAA, GNC is moving to gradually remove all DMAA-containing products from its shelves, but not because the company believes that the ingredient is unsafe.

Natural Balance Diet Pep is one of Nutraceutical's 7,000 SKUs.

Nutraceutical International posts 5% sales increase

By Hank Schultz

Nutraceutical International Corp. posted a 5% growth in net sales in the second quarter in earnings released yesterday.  The company brought in $53.6 million in net sales in the quarter, compared to $53.9 million in the same period a year earlier.

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