All news articles for April 2020

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Coronavirus: Spotlight on the biotin supply chain

By Danielle Masterson

China accounts for about 80% of the global biotin supply, making it the largest biotin production country in the world. While supply chain dependency on China is a well-known fact for the United States, the crippling impact of the coronavirus in recent...

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Cashing in on the crisis: More FDA warning letters

By Danielle Masterson

There is currently no cure for coronavirus, however, that hasn’t stopped companies from preying on consumers’ fears, as a new raft of FDA warning letters makes clear.

In India, turmeric is grown by thousands of small holding farmers.  Much of this year's crop had already been harvested and shipped before the disease crisis hit. NutraIngredients-USA photo

CORONAVIRUS: SPOTLIGHT ON THE SUPPLY CHAIN

Curcumin supply escapes worst of coronavirus supply disruptions

By Hank Schultz

The rapid shutdown of Indian society to combat the coronavirus crisis has inconvenienced manufacturers of curcumin ingredients, but thus far has not put a critical dent in inventories, suppliers say.

NOW CEO: ‘March was unprecedented in the history of the company’

NOW CEO: ‘March was unprecedented in the history of the company’

By Stephen Daniells

Many dietary supplement companies are experiencing surging sales as consumers seek out health-promoting products, and Chicago-based NOW is no different. The company experienced “incredible” sales in March, but ingredient supply bottlenecks and the economic...

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