Vitamins & premixes

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Coronavirus: Spotlight on the biotin supply chain

By Danielle Masterson

China accounts for about 80% of the global biotin supply, making it the largest biotin production country in the world. While supply chain dependency on China is a well-known fact for the United States, the crippling impact of the coronavirus in recent...

NOW CEO: ‘March was unprecedented in the history of the company’

NOW CEO: ‘March was unprecedented in the history of the company’

By Stephen Daniells

Many dietary supplement companies are experiencing surging sales as consumers seek out health-promoting products, and Chicago-based NOW is no different. The company experienced “incredible” sales in March, but ingredient supply bottlenecks and the economic...

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Nattopharma builds case for RDI for vitamin K2

By Hank Schultz

Norwegian supplier Nattopharma is helping to build a suite of scientific evidence on the broad cardiovascular health effects of Vitamin K2 that the company hopes will support an official recommendation on intakes of the substance.

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Dietitian's view: Vitamin C and immunity

By Nikki Hancocks

Vitamin C supplements are flying off the shelves but is there any truth in claims that this could help in the fight against COVID-19 and other respiratory viruses? Independent dietitian Carrie Ruxton explains all.

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Ahiflower, hemp, monk fruit headline new product launches

By Danielle Masterson

Despite the cancellation of Natural Products Expo West, many brands are pushing ahead and insisting the show must go on. From supplements for first responders to multivitamins for babies, the latest products to launch offer something for everyone.

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New personalized vitamin firm aims at simpler, safer formulas

By Hank Schultz

A pair of practicing physicians have founded Vous Vitamin, a personalized multivitamin brand that promises to steer customers toward efficacious dosages of nutrients and avoid what they believe to be dangerous overdose possibilities.

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Innovations in delivery systems

Tespo, Güdpod take different tacks to connect to end users

By Hank Schultz

Two innovators of delivery systems based on table top devices are moving in different directions in their quest to connect to consumers. Tespo is harnessing data in a drive to become more connected with end users at home, while Güdpod is focusing on where...

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Sports Nutrition Summit 2020

Supplementation forms key part of Everton FC nutrition approach

By Hank Schultz

Supplementation forms a key part of the nutrition protocol of Everton FC, one of the oldest clubs in English football. It’s part of a revamp of the club’s approach to fueling players, brought on by the team’s first dedicated head of nutrition.