Botanicals

AHPA’s McGuffin on supply chain, MPL, climate change, and more

AHPA’s McGuffin on supply chain, MPL, climate change, and more

By Stephen Daniells

Supply chain issues appear to be easing for the herbal supplements sector, says Michael McGuffin, president of the American Herbal Products Association, but the key lesson from the past couple of years is that supply chain management is not simple.

Brands flaunt innovative formats at SupplySide West

Brands flaunt innovative formats at SupplySide West

By Danielle Masterson

Formulations are taking on new forms – literally. SupplySide West gave companies a chance to showcase a number of new products– and formats– as brands embrace innovation.

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Study: Carrot-derived extract improves immune response

By Nicola Gordon-Seymour

Carrot-derived rhamnogalacturonan-I (cRG-I) increases natural killer (NK) cell function and immune responses that mitigate the symptoms of a common cold and improve quality of life, according to research funded and supported by BeniCaros producer, NutriLeads.

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CRN’s Mister: The precautionary principle is making a resurgence

By Stephen Daniells

The global dietary supplements industry must be aware of renewed use of the precautionary principle by regulators around the world, and combined with negative media creates a “constellation of factors is a recipe for concern”, CRN’s Steve Mister said...

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Charlotte’s Web announces partnership with MLB

By Hank Schultz

Charlotte’s Web has passed a significant milestone by becoming the first CBD brand to enter into a partnership with Major League Baseball. it’s the first such sponsorship agreement for any CBD with a major sports league.

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Keeping up with Ashwagandha

By Danielle Masterson

Is Kourtney Kardashian Barker’s new wellness brand signaling a turning point for the Ayurvedic herb?

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IMCD strengthens US presence with expanded nutraceuticals team

By Stephen Daniells

Specialty ingredients distributor IMCD has expanded its presence in the US market with a new team of technical account managers for nutraceuticals. “We’re just getting started here,” its National Sales Manager tells NutraIngredients-USA.

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Ashwagandha shows wellness benefits in US college students

By Asia Sherman

Supplementation with ashwagandha may improve the psychological well-being and support academic success of college students in the United States, according to recent research published in the Journal of Medicinal Food.