Whole Living reports revenues of $1.8 million for the second
quarter of 2002, up from $1.4 million in the first quarter.
Domestic sales increased over 150 per cent, according to the
company, which became profitable in May for the...
The world's biggest vitamin and supplements maker Numico is the
latest company this week to post a slide in first-half profits well
below expectations. The company was severely hit by weak US vitamin
sales with the Rexall Sundown...
Pharmaceuticals giant Roche this week reported a 28 per cent fall
in net profits for the first half of the year. The Swiss company
saw net profit fall from SF2.5billion to SF1.8billion, partly due
to a 39 per cent drop in operating...
With an overall drop of 3 per cent in sales for this year's first
half, Degussa refutes expectations of an upturn in the second half.
Restructuring of core businesses and divesting non-core operations
will continue in a drive...
A new study has found that taking a daily vitamin E supplement does
not prevent respiratory infections in older people and could even
aggravate symptoms in those who do get a cold. Further research is
necessary to explain the results.
US-based Lifeway Foods reported second quarter revenues of $3
million (€3.03), an increase of 9 per cent on the same period last
year. The success continues the strong trend seen this year by the
functional foods manufacturer.
The German pharmaceuticals group reports that sales in the first
six months of 2002 rose 21 per cent on the previous year to €3.7
billion while operating income showed growth of 48 per cent to €495
million. Business in the US was...