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ABC: 2020 saw soaring sales but rising supply and adulteration concerns, too

By By Mark Blumenthal, founder and executive director of the American Botanical Council

The year 2020 has been unprecedented in the lives of all people — including those currently involved in the global botanical research communities as well as those involved in global and domestic trade of botanical raw materials, extracts, essential oils,...

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CHPA outlines new trajectory for supplement industry in 2021

By John Troup, PhD, Vice President for Scientific Affairs and Dietary Supplements, Consumer Healthcare Products Association

John Troup, PhD, Vice President for Scientific Affairs and Dietary Supplements, Consumer Healthcare Products Association, argues that 2020 was a historic year for the dietary supplement industry. Unprecedented demand and the market distortions caused...

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Whole Foods reveals top 10 food trends for 2021

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Heavily influenced by the COVID-19 pandemic, Whole Foods Market has unveiled its top 10 food trends for 2021, which include revitalized “epic” breakfast meals and culinary-inspired baby food, to growing consumer adoption of fringe cooking oils and food...

NutraVideo: Clinical studies are key in gaining consumer trust

NutraVideo: Clinical studies are key in gaining consumer trust

By Danielle Masterson

The Coronavirus pandemic was a wakeup call for many, highlighting how conventional medicine may not have immediate solutions. This is driving consumers to look for alternative solutions, but not everyone is convinced dietary supplements are the answer....

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GNC enters bankruptcy while negotiating with Harbin as buyer

By Hank Schultz

Struggling retail giant GNC has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy according to a news report. GNC is reportedly entering into the process with Chinese firm Harbin Pharmaceutical waiting in the wings as a potential buyer.

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How COVID-19 is shaping global consumer trends

By Nikki Hancocks

COVID-19 has accelerated a number of 'mega' consumer trends and halted others, according to the strategic market insight provider Euromonitor International, providing insight into how consumers' shopping habits are being shaped in the short...

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