First quarter sales at pharmaceutical giant Roche were up 5 per
cent in Swiss franc terms to SFr7.4 billion (€5m), with good
performances from the group's other divisions more than offsetting
a decline at the vitamins arm.
In what it is calling a victory for consumer protection, the US
Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has forced Utah-based company
Biogenics to agree to stop making products containing drugs but
sold as dietary supplements.
Danish food and ingredients group Danisco has launched a new enzyme
product derived from seaweed which it claims will help it extend
its position as the world's leading producer of functional food
In a major change of direction, the nutritional supplement
developer and marketer e Nutrition has decided to sell all its
existing businesses and acquire the sports equipment supplier
Torpedo Sports USA.
Millennium Biotechnologies has launched its Resurgex nutritional
supplement via the Medicaid system in the US state of Nevada, the
first time the product has been made available on prescription in
A new product designed to help strengthen joints has been launched
by the UK group Vitabiotics. Jointace Fizz is an extension of the
company's existing Jointace brand, and is an advanced new
effervescent formula providing high...
Herbalife, the weight management and nutritional supplement
company, is to be bought by two private equity firms, Whitney &
Co and Golden Gate Capital, for around $685 million (€773.6m). The
current Herbalife management will continue...
MAF BioNutritionals, a nutraceutical manufacturer founded by Dr
Phil Maffetone, an internationally-recognised expert on nutrition,
complementary medicine and human biology, has acquired the Boulder
Bar brand for an undisclosed sum,...
Advanced Plant Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (APPI) has signed an
exclusive distribution agreement with Wise Nutrition of Florida,
giving the latter company the rights to market APPI's products
throughout Central and South America,...