01-May-2013 - Cargill has launched a new initiative designed to help manufacturers improve the nutritional profile of foods marketed to children and meet a swathe of new guidelines from retailers, the government and other organizations setting nutrition criteria for kids’ foods.
30-Apr-2013 - Herbalife has suffered the slings and arrows of outraged investors recently. But you wouldn’t know it from the company’s financial statements; yesterday the company reported a 17% rise in first quarter net sales, hitting $1.1 billion.
26-Apr-2013 - Nutraceutical International Corp. posted a 5% growth in net sales in the second quarter in earnings released yesterday. The company brought in $53.6 million in net sales in the quarter, compared to $53.9 million in the same period a year earlier.
19-Apr-2013 - Network marketing giant Amway highlighted its chartiable activites with the release of its latest corporate responsibility report, which says the company’s employees and distributors have donated more than $190 million to charitable causes since 2003.
25-Mar-2013 - Diana Plant Sciences, based in Portland, OR, has brought to market what it says is the first nutraceutical ingredient produced completely in a bioreactor via plant stem cell technology.
22-Mar-2013 - LycoRed has extended its line of carotenoid coatings with a new beadlet system that will function both for tablets and beverages.
14-Mar-2013 - The maker of a newly launched appetite suppressant gum claims to be the first to have self-affirmed GRAS status for hoodia in the US and hopes to overcome the negative image of the plant as a weight management ingredient.
11-Mar-2013 - 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.
01-Mar-2013 - Swisse Wellness – Australia’s #1 multivitamin brand – is hitting US mass retail with 15 of its top-selling products available in Walgreens, and aims of $0.5 billion in sales by 2015.
27-Feb-2013 - Genuine Health, a Toronto-based developer and marketer of dietary supplements, has achieved B Corp status, the company announced recently. This designation as a “benefit corporation” is not just a statement of values, said founder and CEO Stewart Brown, but is also a tool for continuous improvement of the company.
22-Feb-2013 - Herbalife Inc. – the third-biggest network marketing company – has recorded a record fourth quarter 2012 and record full year results.
15-Feb-2013 - An assortment of nonprofit groups has formed the Natural Products Alliance of North Carolina, an official with the group said. The alliance will help regional companies grow, formulate, test, make, and brand their botanically-based products in one vertical pipeline.
14-Feb-2013 - Growth in the US sports nutrition market has been pretty explosive in recent years, but the failure of high profile launches such as PepsiCo’s Gatorade G Series Fit range shows that even the biggest players sometimes get things badly wrong, says one market expert.
14-Jan-2013 - Want to get a slice of the action in the shots category? Build a brand with a compelling story or ‘mission’, and formulate a product that delivers a discernible effect on consumers in 20-30 minutes, or you’re wasting your time, beverages and shots guru and serial entrepreneur Eric Schnell tells Elaine Watson.
18-Dec-2012 - As 2012 comes to a close, NutraIngredients looks back on an action packed year. In this gallery, we take a look at the biggest business deals of the year.
14-Dec-2012 - In January, NutraIngredients-USA raised its head above the parapet and made some predictions for 2012. As the year draws to a close, we look back on what did and didn’t come to pass.
23-Nov-2012 - GMP compliance, Prop 37, market opportunities, hot ingredients and many more dominated this year’s discussions at SupplySide West. In this special newsletter, NutraIngredients-USA round-ups its exclusive coverage of the event.
09-Nov-2012 - As America went to the polls, FoodNavigator-USA and NutraIngredients-USA headed to Las Vegas for a week of partying, gambling (and a spot of networking) at Supply Side West.
03-Aug-2012 - Abbott Nutrition and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign are inviting researchers to bid for cash to fund new diet and cognition-related projects that could help Abbott develop the next generation of brain foods and supplements.
01-Aug-2012 - Direct selling supplements giant Herbalife posted a 20% rise in net income to $133.4m in the three months to June 30, while net sales rose 17% to $1bn.