Supply Chain

Is DNA barcoding now the adulteration tool du jour?

Is DNA barcoding now the adulteration tool du jour?

By Stephen Daniells

The NY Attorney General’s focus on DNA barcoding may actually be making quality worse, says Frank Jaksch, CEO of ChromaDex, and the focus should be on supply chain management and not analytical techniques.

Special Edition: Supply in the time of Schneiderman

Special Edition: Supply in the time of Schneiderman

By Hank Schultz

The supply end of the dietary supplement sector has come under extraordinary pressures of late. While the NYAG affair has called the integrity of the supply chain into question, demand continues to increase for certain ingredients such as Ayurvedic herbs...

Ashwagandha root

Ashwagandha interest spilling into mainstream market

By Maggie Hennessy

The so-called flagship herb of Ayurveda, ashwagandha is gaining traction in the mainstream US market as consumers embrace its wide-ranging body of health benefits on the heels of strong clinical support and a few celebrity health practitioner endorsements.

Blendhub boosts supply chain transparency

Blendhub boosts supply chain transparency

By Sarah Hills

Premium Blendhub has created a new centre that offers a fully transparent management model of the raw materials in food powder blends, to help customers optimise their supply chain.

A fair trade future

Weekly comment

A fair trade future

The world needs an independent trade watchdog to properly regulate
the international food supply chain if we as a society are to truly
create a more sustainable and ethical food market.

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