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Eight new companies join CRN as members

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Eight new companies join CRN as members

The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), an industry trade group, announced eight new companies joining the association’s membership ranks.

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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Have thousands of facility registrations lapsed?

By Hank Schultz

A quirk of the latest go round in the FDA facility registration process means thousands of foreign firms could find their registrations have lapsed, a leading consultant tells NutraIngredients-USA.

CRN announces eight new members

CRN announces eight new members

By Adi Menayang

Voting members include JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation and Nature's Way Brands, and associate members include Genusis Labs and MBui Consulting LLC.

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Herbalist & Alchemist recertified as B Corp

By Stephen Daniells

Herbalist & Alchemist has again been certified as a B Corporation, confirming the herbal products company’s high standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability. 

Garden of Life takes on B Corps mantle

Garden of Life takes on B Corps mantle

By Hank Schultz

Garden of Life, a manufacturer of organic dietary supplements, has bolstered it social responsibility message by transforming itself into a B Corp, the company announced this week. 

Pharmachem self-affirms GRAS for aloe leaf powders

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Pharmachem self-affirms GRAS for aloe leaf powders

Pharmachem Laboratories, Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiary, Improve USA, has announced the self-affirmed GRAS status of its decolorized inner gel and whole aloe leaf powder products for use in food and beverages.

Sustainable Harvest, a B Corp that imports coffee, works to improve local communities in Central America.

B Corp concept harnesses profit for social good, co-founder says

By Hank Schultz

One of the inventors of the B Corporation concept, Andrew Kassoy, said his goal was to find a way to harness the entrepreneurial spirit to solve social problems.  Along the way, he discovered that a new corporate structure was needed to support that mission.

DSM sells Personalized Nutrition business

DSM sells Personalized Nutrition business

By Shane Starling

Royal DSM ongoing focus as a life sciences company has continued with the sale of its Personalized Nutrition business to New Jersey firm, Viocare.

Lessons to learn from trans-Atlantic partnerships

Lessons to learn from trans-Atlantic partnerships

By Shane Starling

Partnerships are a ‘one plus one equals three’ endeavor, but communication is key to ensure the relationship is synergistic, says Stratum Nutrition’s Jeremy Moore.

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