International Flavors & Fragrances Inc (IFF) and DuPont’s Nutrition & Biosciences (“N&B”) completed their €40.7bn merger yesterday (February 1st) and revealed a modernised identity for the new industry giant.
Two new options by UL and the Hamacher Resource Group (HRG) offer dietary supplement manufacturers an efficient route to upload product labels to the industry-wide, self-regulatory product label registry.
What are the ingredients, claims, and trends that color new finished product launches in the dietary supplement space? In October, we saw the launch a new probiotic blend targeted for sleep support by Peptiva, an entire new line dedicated to turmeric...
Plant-based formulations for bars, beverages, and powders made up about 60% of all orders to California-based manufacturer Nellson in 2016, compared to just 25% last year, and a negligible amount in 2014, the company’s SVP of commercial development Bart...
Online retailing giant Amazon is dipping it’s toes in the waters with its own private label dietary supplement line. But the giant’s toes may cause waves instead of ripples and shake up the industry, experts predict.
In a category as crowded as protein bars, what can newcomer brands do to differentiate themselves? “We [are] working hard to build our brand through social media,” said a spokesperson for Sourcewell Nutrition, Source Bar’s parent company.
Diversion – the selling of authentic products in invalid markets, like MLM products on Amazon – is on the rise, with the healthcare practitioner and MLM channels most affected, says an expert from packaging specialists Nosco.
Increased scrutiny of dietary supplements by the media, regulators and legislators is an opportunity to talk about quality and authenticity and should not be a concern, says the President of NBTY Americas.
While turmeric is still a novel ingredient to many Americans, it’s only a matter of time before it moves from the niche to the mainstream of US food culture, predicts Temple Turmeric founder Daniel Sullivan, who has set his sights on conquering the conventional...
Tom Tolworthy worked to restructure Twinlab from the time he took over the iconic brand in 2010. The final deal, which closed in early October, turned out better than orignially envisaged and will put the company on the path to ‘reauthenticate’ the brand...
MetaBrand, a New Jersey-based brand consulting firm, has brought what the company calls an unparalleled array of talent, services and capabilities under one roof to help kick start natural products launches, be they supplements, beverages or cosmetics.
Schiff Nutrition’s decision to pump all available cash into branding and innovation instead of deep discounts has paid off for its Move Free joint care brand, with posted a 25% surge in sales in the third quarter in a category that was “basically flat”,...
Schiff Nutrition has signaled its intent for the ‘rich potential’ of the immune support segment with its purchase of Airborne, and the company believes its new acquisition and Emergen-C can both be successful in the marketplace.
Net sales at supplements retailer Vitamin Shoppe surged 11.5% to $208.9m in the third quarter driven by strong like-for-like sales in its store estate, 10 new stores and a 12% rise in e-commerce sales.
Schiff Nutrition expects a “significant decline in private label sales” this year as it continues to ramp up investment in branded products and evaluates acquisitions that could further boost its brand stable.
Schiff Nutrition will continue to play in the private label supplements market but will “step away” from “crazy” tenders and pump all available funds into its brands from MegaRed krill oil to Sustenex probiotics, bosses have revealed.
New fortified coconut water products under the Phenom brand will hit shelves at nutrition and dietary supplements GNC from next month following a recent tie-up with PepsiCo, bosses at GNC have revealed.
Nutrition 21, the New York-based dietary supplements manufacturer
and ingredients supplier, has turned in a near-400 percent increase
in losses as it restructures and rebrands its range and settles
The ingredients industry is, and always has been, driven by
science, but consumers' continuing mistrust of mainstream medicine
and the growing trend towards self care makes it more important
than ever for products to wear their...
Phoenix Laboratories has acquired an exclusive license to market,
distribute and sell all of Cytodyne Technologies' products,
including its controversial ephedra-based supplement Xenadrine EFX,
following the formation of a new...
Directors of cranberry growers co-operative Ocean Spray have
rejected a bid from rival Northland to purchase its juice business
and brand name, saying the unsolicited bid was calculated to cause
disruption among its grower-owners...
Gregg Engles, chairman and chief executive officer of Dean Foods,
the biggest US dairy processor, has said he is confident that the
recent acquisition of soy food producer White Wave will prove an
excellent investment as the market...