Supply Chain Management

Iceland-produced astaxanthin debuts in US market

Iceland-produced astaxanthin debuts in US market

By Hank Schultz

The astaxanthin supply continues to expand as Icelandic manufacturer Algalif has entered full scale production at its facility near Keflavik and has launched a finished goods brand in the US market.

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Perrigo unloads US supplements business to contract manufacturer

By Hank Schultz

Perrigo has unloaded its US supplements business, with International Vitamin Corporation stepping up as buyer. The deal was seen by one observer as another step in the concentration of US-based supplement manufacturing backed by Chinese capital.

Boswellia: 'There needs to be a focus on the quality of the extracts...But I believe the industry can clean itself up.' ©iStock

'When the price is low you should be suspicious.'

Action needed to curb boswellia adulteration: QC analyst

By Shane Starling from Paris

Boswellia serrata adulteration remains a major problem in the EU and elsewhere and responsible players need to do more to identify fraudulent material and actors, an expert has said.

Stauber gets off to roaring start with Hawkins

Stauber gets off to roaring start with Hawkins

By Hank Schultz

Another company has reported success with an acquisition in the dietary supplements ingredients space as Hawkins, Inc. reported strong earnings growth attributed in part to its purchase of Stauber.

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