OsteoPure jumps on the HRT bandwagon
Yet another natural product touted as an effective alternative to
HRT has been launched in the US. OsteoPure Plus is a spin-off of
the bone-building supplement from Marathon Nutrifoods.
Can it - processed corn better for you, claim scientists
Processing fruit and vegetables is known to reduce their vitamin C
content, but this does not necessarily mean that their antioxidant
properties are reduced, claim scientists in the US.
Galaxy Nutritional returns to the black
The producer of plant-based dairy alternatives shrugs off flat
sales to post a strong rise in profits in the first quarter of
fiscal 2003 as its restructuring and expansion programme begins to
Expansion pays off for Whole Foods in third quarter
An increase in the number of outlets, as well as good growth in
sales from existing stores, helped natural foods retailer Whole
Foods Market to a 37 per cent hike in profits in Q3.
'Super water' gets Canadian distributor
Super-oxygenated water Life O2 to be distributed throughout Canada
from October following agreement with Alfresh Beverages.
PHLI bullish despite slipping into the red
A slower-than-expected roll-out and previous year results swollen
by a licensing fee from GSK pushed PacificHealth Labs into the red
in the second quarter, but the future still looks decidedly rosy.
Athena adds fizz to women's health
An effervescent vitamin product packed with B vitamins and designed
for women has been launched in the US by Athena Labs.
GLA/ALA supplements pass the ConsumerLab.com test
The majority of oil seed-based supplements which purport to contain
the essential fatty acids GLA and ALA do indeed live up to these
claims, according to the latest assessment by ConsumerLab.com.
Chinese 'secret' could be key to arthritis relief
The Chinese herb known as 'thunder god vine' could be a viable
alternative to NSAIDs in the treatment of the painful joint disease
rheumatoid arthritis, according to scientists in the US.
NBTY buys Synergy Plus
Supplement manufacturer and marketer buys upmarket product
portfolio for undisclosed sum.
Strong profit growth for Reliv
The launch of a various supplement lines in the Mexican and
Filipino markets during April and May helped boost sales and
profits at US-based company Reliv International.
Revolutionary supplement programme from NuGenix
A nutritional programme which claims to be the most advanced in the
world has been launched by the direct selling company NuGenix.
Boost for energy bar
Development capital company invests $29m in Clif Bar, producer of
energy and nutritional bars.
Restructuring beginning to pay off for Zila
Zila, the US-based pharmaceutical and nutraceutical producer, said
it remained confident that EBITDA would grow significantly next
year after major restructuring of the business during the final
quarter of 2002.
Sweet water without the calories
Sankt Olav Spring Water, the Swedish company behind the Sankt Olav
brand of nutraceutical water, has launched a new variant of the
drink called SlenderWater.