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NutraCast: Designalytics on measuring packaging design success

NutraCast: Designalytics on measuring packaging design success

By Danielle Masterson

Packaging is often the first interaction that consumers have with a product. It tells a story, illustrates brand identity and in some cases even offers a sensory experience. Designalytics researches how clients can turn a branding overhaul into revenue.

NutraCast: “biological age” vs. chronological age

NutraCast: “biological age” vs. chronological age

By Danielle Masterson

We all know our age. But how old does our body think it is? One test looks at “biological age” vs. chronological age and Terrain Health is just one of a dozen approved companies in the nation offering a biomarker-based evaluation called Agebio, a test...

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Industry Movers: Glanbia Nutritionals, Sabinsa & J&J

By Will Chu

September 2021 and while the nights draw in and the temperature drops, opportunities in the food and nutrition sector remain red-hot as NutraIngredients features those seeking a new challenge.

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Dr Rob Wildman to launch sports nutrition brand: ‘It’s my opus’

By Stephen Daniells

After decades with some of the most respected brands in sports nutrition, Dr Rob Wildman has ventured out on his own and his new brand is an embodiment of his commitment to the field and his pursuit of quality. “I want to take the guesswork out of taking...

NutraCast: Nature’s Bounty on Brain HP for esports athletes

NutraCast: Nature’s Bounty on Brain HP for esports athletes

By Danielle Masterson

The increasing interest in boosting and maintaining brain health is driving product demand all over the world, as consumers look for supplements to help improve memory, focus, mood, sleep, creativity, and other brain functions.

Kappa Bioscience on D3+K2: 'The perfect pair'

Kappa Bioscience on D3+K2: 'The perfect pair'

By Danielle Masterson

As immune health remains top of mind, vitamin D supplementation has gained wide attention. During an interview at SupplySide East, Crystal Webber, RD, senior sales manager at Kappa Bioscience, said the sunshine vitamin works best with a lesser known nutrient.

NutraCast: PureForm Global on making CBD from orange peel

NutraCast: PureForm Global on making CBD from orange peel

By Danielle Masterson

As popular and as in demand CBD is, there is a huge chunk of the population who can’t see what the fuss is all about. Why? Because CBD products made from hemp could contain THC, a molecule that will lead to failed drug tests.
But there may be...

Industry reunites at SupplySide East

Industry reunites at SupplySide East

By Danielle Masterson

Excitement was high in Secaucus, NJ as the supplement industry gathered again in person following nearly two years of zoom calls.

NutraCast: Greg Leyer, PhD, on probiotics for vulnerable populations

NutraCast: Greg Leyer, PhD, on probiotics for vulnerable populations

By Danielle Masterson

The number of preemies receiving probiotics in the US and Canada is increasing steadily, but skeptics say there is potential for harm in this vulnerable population. Greg Leyer, PhD, the Senior Director of Scientific Affairs, at Chr. Hansen says if done...

NutraWomen Wednesday: Regina Wallace-Jones of Mindbody

NutraWomen Wednesday: Regina Wallace-Jones of Mindbody

By Danielle Masterson

Regina Wallace-Jones has spent over two decades working in engineering, security, and data-driven expansion for tech companies, like Motorola, Yahoo, and Facebook. Two years ago she joined Mindbody, a software service for the wellness industry.

NutraCast: Genetic analysis predicts sunflower oil composition

NutraCast: Genetic analysis predicts sunflower oil composition

By Danielle Masterson

Sunflower is one of the main oilseed crops, ranking fourth in global oil production after palm, soybean, and rapeseed. Nutritional properties and industrial use of sunflower oil depend heavily on the fatty acid composition. With so many uses, developing...

NutraWomen Wednesday: Leila Strickland, PhD, Biomilq

NutraWomen Wednesday: Leila Strickland, PhD, Biomilq

By Danielle Masterson

Biomilq is a women-owned infant nutrition company that is producing cultured breastmilk in a lab. The company’s co-founder and CSO, Leila Strickland, PhD, sat down to discuss the inspiration behind this new kind of infant formula.

NutraCast: Placer.ai on foot traffic at the Vitamin Shoppe, GNC

NutraCast: Placer.ai on foot traffic at the Vitamin Shoppe, GNC

By Danielle Masterson

Supplement sales jumped during the pandemic, but foot traffic across all retail sectors dropped -- including GNC and the Vitamin Shoppe. Will physical stores disappear or are these retailers on the road to recovery? To find out, we spoke with Ethan Chernofsky,...

NutraWomen Wednesday: Alex Galindez, CEO of ROAR Organics

NutraWomen Wednesday: Alex Galindez, CEO of ROAR Organics

By Danielle Masterson

After spending decades leading the likes of Vitaminwater, SmartWater, and Red Bull, ROAR Organics tapped Alexandra Galindez as their CEO. But the CPG executive didn’t just bring her experience with her, she also brought on several women to fill other...

NutraWomen Wednesday: Jessica ter Haar, Scientific Director, IPA

NutraWomen Wednesday: Jessica ter Haar, Scientific Director, IPA

By Danielle Masterson

Microbiology expert Jessica ter Haar, PhD, is the scientific director at the International Probiotics Association (IPA). She focuses a lot on helping women achieve their best possible microbial health during every stage of life—a topic that she’s helping...

NutraCast:Tracking CBD experiences in real-time with Releaf App

NutraCast:Tracking CBD experiences in real-time with Releaf App

By Danielle Masterson

More and more companies are using apps to gain insights on their respective industries. With the right data inputs, technology can improve decision making and help company leaders zero in on trends. The Releaf App is one such application that individuals...

NutraWomen Wednesday: Melissa Snover, Remedy Health CEO

NutraWomen Wednesday: Melissa Snover, Remedy Health CEO

By Danielle Masterson

Melissa Snover is the founder and CEO of Nourish3d (operated under Remedy Health) a business that develops 3D printing technologies to produce personalized nutrition solutions. She said her journey into entrepreneurship started at the age of 23—completely...

NOW’s Aaron Secrist on Amazon exposé

NOW’s Aaron Secrist on Amazon exposé

By Danielle Masterson

NutraIngredients-USA sat down with Aaron Secrist, executive vice president of Quality, Regulatory Affairs & Operations at NOW Health Group, to reflect on what has happened over the past year and what he thinks is next for the e-commerce giant.

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