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Amway to build new $31.8 million herb facility

Amway to build new $31.8 million herb facility

By Stephen Daniells

Direct selling giant Amway is to build a new 48,000-square-foot extraction and concentration facility in Quincy, WA, as the company restructures it supply chain.

Under the $44m, 10-year deal, Herbalife will continue as the official presenting sponsor and jersey sponsor of the Galaxy.

Herbalife strikes $44m 10-year mega-deal with LA Galaxy

By Elaine Watson

Direct selling nutritional supplement giant Herbalife has struck the largest sponsorship agreement for a major league soccer (MLS) club in league history with a $44m, 10-year deal with MLS champion LA Galaxy.

Nature's Sunshine Products recently appointed Herbalife executive D. Wynne Roberts as president and chief operating officer

Back to black for Nature’s Sunshine Products in Q4

By Elaine Watson

Utah-based direct selling supplements firm Nature's Sunshine Products (NSP) moved back into the black in the fourth quarter of 2011 posting a net profit on continuing operations of $7.6m vs a net loss of $0.4m a year ago.

GNC: DMAA saga has had ‘no impact whatsoever’ on sales

GNC: DMAA saga has had ‘no impact whatsoever’ on sales

By Elaine Watson

The furor surrounding the safety and legal status of DMAA (1,3-Dimethylamylamine) - a stimulant used in several pre-workout supplements - has not dented sales at supplements giant GNC, bosses have revealed.

NBTY: ‘We must generate acceptable margins in private label’

NBTY: ‘We must generate acceptable margins in private label’

By Elaine Watson

Sales of NBTY’s vitamins, minerals and health supplement (VMHS) brands grew 10% in the US food, drug and mass merchandise channel in 2011 - more than double that of industry growth of 4.5% - according to bosses at the nutritional supplements giant.

Herbalife heads to country #81: Uruguay

Herbalife heads to country #81: Uruguay

By Elaine Watson

Direct-selling supplements giant Herbalife will move into its 81st country on February 15 when it sets up a new base in Uruguay, the 17th market in its South and Central America region.

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