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Report highlights how medicines, lifestyle and diet are “killing” women’s nutrient levels

A new report highlights the extent to which medicines, lifestyle and poor diet are “killing” vitamin and mineral levels, leading to potentially serious health issues for women. 
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Lycored appoints Shirley Cohen as new CEO

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Lycored, a global leader in ingredients for wellness, food and beauty, has appointed Shirley Cohen as its new CEO. Cohen, who took up the role...

Nattopharma partners with nutraceuticals leader Ortho Molecular Products

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Oslo, Norway headquartered Nattopharma has announced that it has been selected by Ortho Molecular Products, a leader in practitioner-specific nutraceuticals, as its exclusive Vitamin K2 supplier partner.

NHS trial will test if ayurvedic remedy is effective alternative to antibiotics

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UKp-based organic wellbeing company, Pukka Herbs, says it is working with the University of Southampton on a clinical trial to test whether the South Asian herbal remedy andrographis could be used as an alternative to antiobiotics.

YourZooki secures £950K backing to meet surge in demand and grow export sales

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YourZooki, the provider of specialist Liposomal Vitamin C and CBD supplements, has secured a £950K funding package from Investec to fulfil a significant spike in sales and market demand. 

The Protein Works announces 40% growth

Health and fitness nutrition business, The Protein Works, has seen turnover grow by 40% year on year with the pandemic driving the acceleration of...

Range matters most for 60% shoppers – and health stores do it best

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Range is the main reason for store choice for 60% of European shoppers, according to new research from IRI. The good news for the natural products sector is that specialist health and organic stores are rated best of all on offering depth of range.   

Global microalgae leader Algatech invests in New Zealand’s Supreme Health

Israel-based microalgae specialist Algatechnologies Ltd (Algatech) has taken a controlling stake in New Zealand’s Supreme Health, to supply China and Asia-Pacific with astaxanthin and other algae-based products.

UK vitamin company told not to repeat Covid-19 claims

UK-based vitamin company Revival Shots has had social media ads banned by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) for making “misleading” Covid-19 claims. 

Supplement manufacturers “must step up to the mark” on final product testing

A prominent figure on the UK supplements scene has called for manufacturers to “step up to mark” on the issue of final products testing and research.

Love Hemp reports 107% increase in online sales during Covid crisis

London-based CBD brand, Love Hemp reports “surging” online sales during the global COVID-19 pandemic – up 107% from January-May 2020.

Dietary Supplement Ingredient Initiatives Bolster Industry Amid Increased Growth

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DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences’ newly expanded supplement ingredients portfolio for plant-based solutions help supplement manufacturers diversify their offerings and align to consumer trends Consumers are...

First look: Health and natural living innovations to look for at London show

Europe’s leading trade show for the natural and healthy living market – Natural & Organic Products Europe – has released a preview of exhibitor highlights for the upcoming 2018 event

DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences Sets Industry-Leading Example for Sustainable Palm Oil

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World Wildlife Fund features DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences case study to support responsible palm oil. As part of its campaign to advance the responsible production...

Scientists seek volunteers for new vitamin D trial

Scientists in the UK are looking for 5,000 volunteers to take part in a new clinical trial to test the effectiveness of vitamin D...