Americans have turned to dietary supplements in record numbers over the past two years, with the numbers of users hitting new highs, and confidence in the effectiveness, safety and quality remaining impressively high, according to CRN’s 2021 Consumer...
Consumers are intrigued by new ingredients entering the functional foods space and are open to trying them but their trust in health claims can be greatly impacted by familiarity and packaging, according to new consumer insights from MMR.
CRN president and CEO Steve Mister laid out four priorities for the supplement industry at a meeting yesterday. Among the highlights were to prepare for state based regulations and strengthening self regulation.
From runways to more natural landscapes, you could say Tricia Horst has an appreciation for beauty. The former top model-turned-hemp grower is the co-founder of High Falls Hemp NY, a business she launched with her husband Rick Weissman in 2018.
A recent paper on Bacillus probiotics raises questions that echo the quality concerns of the whole category, stakeholders said. To be considered both safe and effective, probiotics must be verified down to the strain level, the authors said.
Ingredient supplier Ethical Naturals said a second study on its AlphaWave shows the ingredient eased stress among participants who were completing a mental arithmetic test. Several measures, including a brain wave scan, supported the conclusion.
After leading the Organic Trade Association as CEO for 13 years, Laura Batcha will step down next spring – leaving a legacy of savvy political acumen and active member engagement that helped the trade group expand the reach, impact, awareness and sales...