PERKii Pty Ltd, an Australian start-up using innovative technology to produce the world’s first water and juice encapsulated probiotic drink, has secured AUS$3m in capital to fund expansion in the lucrative US market.
The US Food & Drug Administration is establishing a Dietary Supplement Working Group as part of a strategy to improve oversight America’s $40 billion food supplements industry.
A proposal that would have drastically limited access to food supplements to consumers in the US state of Arizona has been changed after the intervention of the Natural Products Association (NPA) and the American Herbal Products Association (AHPA).
Lycomato, Lycored’s proprietary blend for supplements, has become the first tomato extract to carry the Non-GMO Project Verified seal.
Holland & Barrett CEO Peter Aldis talks here with NPN’s Jim Manson about the retailer’s new flagship More store at Marble Arch and how it plans to become a £1 billion business by 2020
Amazon has launched a small range of dietary supplements under its ‘Amazon Elements’ label.
US pharmacy chain CVS Health is rolling out a radical new store design that repositions it to take advantage of a major societal shift in thinking about health.
Israel-based natural astaxanthin specialist Algatechnolgies has announced that its 100% organic Haematococcus pluvialis microalgae powder and astaxanthin oleoresin have been granted National Organic Program (NOP) certification.
Gerald Gregory readily admits that his career trajectory has been unusual – from government economist to health drink brand owner, via the nursing home business. His new...
A study published last week in open access journal Nutrients provide further evidence that frequent use of multivitamins and mineral supplements decreases nutritional deficiencies.
The US Natural Products Association says that widening access to supplements could provide “relief to 25 million Americans living in food deserts – areas without access to fresh and nutritious foods”.
A new study by US researchers shows high use of herbal remedies across all ethnic and economic groups.
The European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance (ESSNA) has launched a free new booklet setting out the 10 crucial steps to buying protein, intended to educate consumers on how to purchase the best quality protein-based sports nutrition products that are right for their health and goals.
European chemicals giant BASF says that its newly developed Accelon absorption accelerating technology will create a “breakthrough” in the bioavailability of omega-3 supplements.
UK-based retailer and brand owner Planet Organic hopes to break new ground with the launch of its probiotic infused Biolive Crunch Bars.