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Bay Area brand Ample wants to redefine ‘meal replacements’

Bay Area brand Ample wants to redefine ‘meal replacements’

By Adi Menayang

Ample’s founder and CEO Connor Young isn’t so keen on the term ‘meal replacement.’ “The term makes it seem as if we’re trying to replace a food—this is a meal, just in a liquid form,” he told NutraIngredients-USA.

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Benexia introduces new 'low moisture' chia ingredient

By Adi Menayang

Chilean chia company Benexia announced a new specification for its chia products, called Benexia Chia Low Moisture, which involves a proprietary kill-step recently validated by third-party lab Covance.

Alp Nutrition grows the herbs used in its products in a plot high in the Swiss Alps. Alp Nutrition photo

Sports brand new to US market trades on Alpine purity

By Hank Schultz

A sports supplement has debuted on the US market that capitalizes on the purity associated with Alpine settings along with the founder’s experience as a biochemist and former strength athlete.

Thorne Research is building a large new manufacuring and headquarters facility in Sourth Carolina.

Investment to help Thorne expand business in Japan

By Hank Schultz

Practitioner channel specialist Thorne Research is expanding its manufacturing capabilities and has concluded an investment partnership that will expand its business in Japan.

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