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Unilever gives supplements another chance with Olly acquisition

Unilever gives supplements another chance with Olly acquisition

By Adi Menayang

The US arm of global consumer products giant Unilever will acquire San Francisco-based supplement brand Olly. With functional foods and gummy supplements ranging from multivitamins to beauty-from-within, Olly fits in the cross section of Unilever’s two...

Marketing CBD is mostly about risk tolerance, legal expert says

Marketing CBD is mostly about risk tolerance, legal expert says

By Hank Schultz

The source of CBD should be of concern for the companies marketing the ingredient, said a legal expert at a recent dietary supplement industry event. But he also said the regulatory landscape for the ingredient is shifting so fast that any opinions he...

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Maple leaf extract may prevent wrinkles, research suggests

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Maple leaf extract may have anti-aging effects including the prevention of wrinkle formation by interfering with the breakdown of elastin proteins in the skin, researchers from the University of Rhode Island reported.

PrimaVie is a branded form of shilajit, a type of rock exudate collected in the Himalayas.  Photo courtesy of Natreon.

Natreon says organic stamp on shilajit ingredient backs quality message

By Hank Schultz

Natreon has announced an organic certification on its PrimaVie shilajit ingredient. As this is not an agricultural commodity, the company views the certification as more of a statement of overall quality rather than primarily a verification of its production...