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UK FSA: EFSA’s safety concerns will not provoke CBD product removals

By Shane Starling

EFSA’s decision this week to stop the clock on 150 CBD (cannabidiol) Novel Food applications and publish a litany of ‘data gaps’ does not threaten thousands of on-market CBD products in the UK, its Food Standards Agency (FSA) has told NutraIngredients.

Puritan's Pride throws hat in vitamin packs ring

Puritan's Pride throws hat in vitamin packs ring

By Danielle Masterson

Nature Made, Vous Vitamins, Care/Of, Persona and Vitally are just a handful of the growing number of brands offering personalized vitamin packs. And after nearly half a century in the vitamins and supplements business, Puritan's Pride has hopped...

HempRise introduces 5% CBD nanoemulsion

HempRise introduces 5% CBD nanoemulsion

By Danielle Masterson

The vertically-integrated supplier of hemp extracts and cannabinoid ingredients recently introduced HempNANO, its new concentrated nanoemulsion for water soluble applications.

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EFSA says CBD safety data “cannot currently be established”

By Shane Starling

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has issued a wide-ranging opinion calling for more safety data for CBD products that could challenge the Novel Foods status of many offerings in the nascent category across the bloc and beyond.

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Can DSM Firmenich merger deliver on its synergistic promise?

By Shane Starling

DSM and Firmenich’s mooted 2023 ‘Merger of Equals’ will create a nutrition, food ingredients and fragrances behemoth with 277 years of collective business experience and a combined annual revenue pushing towards €12 billion (£10.2bn).

Only a week left to win a free place at SANS Europe

Only a week left to win a free place at SANS Europe

By Kavitha Sivasubramaniam

There is just over a week left to take part in our short online survey for a chance to win a free place at this year’s Sports and Active Nutrition Summit (SANS) in Europe.

NutraWomen Wednesday: Rachel Fresco, CEO Bio-Botanical Research

NutraWomen Wednesday: Rachel Fresco, CEO Bio-Botanical Research

By Danielle Masterson

Rachel Fresco used her background in naturopathy, Traditional Chinese medicine and clinical nutrition to found Bio-Botanical Research. As a formulator, she also creates herbal remedies, including Biocidin, the company’s flagship product.

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Mother and daughter's dream teas pandemic success

By Liza Laws

This is a lockdown success story about a mother and daughter from Brazil who moved to Sussex and wanted to create functional teas that not only did what they said on the tin but tasted good too.

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May Launch Pad: Women and gummies dominate lineup

By Danielle Masterson

May is women's health month and there was no shortage of new products geared toward females. Gummies were also prominent, plus a hint of nostalgia in the form of ooze.

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Bloomios expands production capacity by 300%

By Danielle Masterson

From ingredient sourcing to in-house quality and potency testing for each batch, the hemp and nutraceutical manufacturer said it's bringing full chain of custody certainty to its retail brand partners.

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FTC proposes new guidelines to hem in use of fake reviews

By Hank Schultz

The US Federal Trade Commission is proposing an updated set of rules that would attempt to rein in the burgeoning use of phony reviews to hawk products online. They would also work to prevent the suppression of negative reviews

NutraCast: GNC on near term merchandising future

NutraCast: GNC on near term merchandising future

By Danielle Masterson

After a more than a year of merchandising uncertainty, GNC’s Chief Merchandising Officer, Karlyn Mattson, discusses the market’s current state, growth strategies and technology platforms.

NutraCast: Lief Labs adds new ingredient supply division

NutraCast: Lief Labs adds new ingredient supply division

By Danielle Masterson

Lief Labs recently announced the launch of its Lief Raws division, which aims to provide forward-thinking ingredients to the adapting nutraceuticals market. The Lief Raws products include in-house developed ingredients, as well as specialty ingredients...

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BAPP publishes Ginkgo Leaf Extract lab guidance document

By Stephen Daniells

A new publication from the ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program (BAPP) will help marketers of ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba) leaf extracts products find the best analytical methods to verify this botanical.

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Specialized supply chain helps Natural Grocers weather inflation storm

By Hank Schultz

Natural Grocers said the supplier network and customer loyalty it has built up over years has enabled it to restrain inflationary cost increases and to pass on whatever price hikes are necessary onto consumers without much pushback, helping the company...

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