Nestlé has amplified its nutrition presence by forming a joint venture to develop Traditional Chinese Medicines (TCM). Orally consumed gastro products will be first off the rank based on an extract from the andrographis paniculata plant grown in Indian...
The manufacturer of Sensa satiety crystals has agreed to settlements in two cases alleging false advertising. In one case the company settled a false advertising lawsuit filed by several California district attorneys. In the other, the company agreed...
UK-based consumer goods firm Reckitt Benckiser told NutraIngredients today, “nutrition had been on its radar for awhile”, as it plunged $1.4bn (€1.09bn) to outbid German pharma firm Bayer for the US’s second biggest dietary supplements firm, Schiff Nutrition...
A $1.4 billion counterbid by Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc may be winning the race for Schiff Nutrition International Inc., with reports indicating that German pharmaceutical giant Bayer will not raise its offer and is walking away from the deal.
LifeVantage, the manufacturer of the herbal supplement Protandim, was on the financial ropes when it took the leap into network marketing. The turnaround since then has been nothing short of remarkable, said Doug Robinson, president and CEO.
The consumer arm of German pharma giant Bayer Healthcare is to pay $1.2bn (€920m) for US food supplements company Schiff Nutrition International, a move that will make it one of the biggest operators there, feed product development globally, and may not...
Positive science results are helping cocoa flavonols make progress in the market, and resolving issues around supply, around sustainability, and even around basic analytical methods could open the field of opportunity even wider, experts say.
A California beverage company called LifeAID is trying to carve out new territory between energy beverages and sugary hydration drinks with a line of products aimed at golfers, cross fit enthusiasts and, now, partiers.
Biothera, supplier of well-known immune ingredient Wellmune WGP, has a marketing win to go with its science strengths with the recently announced placement of the beta glucan in a mass market product called SmartMune slated for wide distribution.
The development of new of herbal products could be significantly improved by applying a “Quality by Design” (QbD) approach to the characterization of source materials, the authors of a recently published paper assert.
Cardium Therapeutics, a San Diego-based company, has acquired To Go Brands, a marketer of supplements in the natural and mass channels in an all-stock deal to support its ongoing expansion in the nutraceutical realm, the company announced recently.
Sometimes less is more, as in the new line of supplements from Douglas Laboratories called Klean Athlete. The line was formulated to help athletes feel healthier, without claiming to make them run faster or jump higher.
InBalance Health, a company officially launching this week at the Natural Products Expo East show in Baltimore, is poised to ride the crest of a wave of Type-2 diabetes with its nutrition bars advertising blood sugar management benefits.
Proctor & Gamble’s acquisition of whole food supplement manufacturer New Chapter had many in the natural products business wondering if yet another iconic brand would disappear within the insatiable maw of a big CPG company, rarely to be heard from...
Direct selling giant Amway is on schedule for its a new 48,000-square-foot extraction and concentration facility in Quincy, WA, as the company breaks ground on its Nutrilite Botanical Concentrate Manufacturing facility.
General Mills claims it has improved the nutritional profile of 68% of its product line by sales volume since 2005, reformulating to include more fiber, calcium and whole grains, and less sodium, saturated fat, trans fat and added sugar.
Supplement giant GNC - which put its head above the parapet in April to defend DMAA while the rest of the trade kept silent - says it has since “made a very concerted effort to move away from DMAA products in our stores”.
Thorne Research - a leading supplier of dietary supplements to the healthcare practitioner market - has set up a joint venture with psychiatrist Dr. Daniel Amen and Integrative Health Resources (IHR) to develop a new line of supplements targeting brain...
Two months after Abbott Nutrition described brain food research as “one of our top global priorities”, Nestlé Health Science has acquired a stake in Accera, the US firm behind Axona, a medical food targeted at people with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s.
While USPLabs has strongly defended the safety, efficacy and legal status of DMAA - the star ingredient in top-selling pre-workout supplement Jack3d - it has been working on a new variant called Jack3d Micro that excludes the controversial stimulant.
The specialty products division at Hormel Foods has struck a deal with biotech firm Virun to offer water soluble, clear and shelf stable omega-3 EPA and DHA concentrates that enable manufacturers to create clear beverages without using preservatives.
The Coca-Cola Company has confirmed to BeverageDaily.com that it has signed a deal to distribute dairy-based sports recovery beverage Core Power as it targets early stage growth in an ‘exciting’ category.