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ODIs, kratom, CBD, SSCI and more: NPA reviews ‘exciting’ 2017

By Daniel Fabricant, PhD, CEO & President, Natural Products Association

This year wasn’t a time to take in a play or go about things leisurely, outside of the beltway there may appear to be gridlock due to congress but a new Administration set the tone early in 2017, putting forth some great opportunities for the natural...

Dr Ikhlas Khan becomes NCNPR director

Dr Ikhlas Khan becomes NCNPR director

By Sydney Slotkin DuPriest, The University of Mississippi

After 25 years with the University of Mississippi research center, Ikhlas Khan became director of the National Center for Natural Products Research at the UM School of Pharmacy on Jan. 1.

2017 NPA Awards open for nomination

2017 NPA Awards open for nomination

The Natural Products Association is now accepting nominations for the 24th Annual NPA Awards. The deadline for submissions is March 31, 2017.

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Data dive, hands-on approach both advocated as trend spotting methods

By Hank Schultz

What drives new trends? Is this best discovered seeing them unfold in real time at hands of innovators, or are they better discerned via a deep dive into marketing data?  Both approaches were presented at the recent Healthy & Natural Show in Chicago.

The Retail Landscape: Challenges in 2015

The Retail Landscape: Challenges in 2015

By Daniel Fabricant, PhD, Executive Director and CEO, Natural Products Association

The digital marketplace, participating in advocacy efforts, and why membership of a trade association is important: In this guest article, Daniel Fabricant, PhD, Executive Director and CEO, Natural Products Association gives his views on the retail landscape...

What opportunities are there in the NY AG botanical probe?

What opportunities are there in the NY AG botanical probe?

By Stephen DANIELLS

The New York Attorney General’s investigation into herbal supplements has been headline news for over a month, but for every problem there is an opportunity. NutraIngredients-USA caught up with some industry giants to see if there is a silver lining in...

Jeff Bland and Elwood Richard among annual NPA award honorees

Jeff Bland and Elwood Richard among annual NPA award honorees

By Stephen DANIELLS

Elwood Richard, the founder and former president of NOW Foods, and Jeffrey Bland, PhD, a leader in nutritional medicine, are just two of the ‘top-tier professionals in the natural products industry’ to be honored by the Natural Products Association at...

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