This spring’s Vitafoods Europe event (7-9 May, Palexpo, Geneva) will this year explore the collaboration required to shape a more sustainable future for the nutraceutical industry.
Lonza has announced the first of a new line of internationally available plant-coloured supplement capsules, under its Capsugel Vcaps brand.
Shares in the Swiss chemicals and biotech multinational Lonza soared 6% this week on news of strong half-year sales growth, and reports that integration of Capsugel (which it acquired last year for $5.5 billion) had “exceeded expectations”.
Could the unlikely pairing of a top medical journal and an international insurance company find out what so few can agree on: what we should all eat? Rob Verkerk PhD, executive and scientific director at Alliance for Natural Health International, joined a gathering of 200 leading thinkers on nutrition and health in Zürich last month to find out.
Emerging ingredients for health and nutrition will be a key focus at the 2018 edition of Vitafoods Europe next week (Palexpo, Geneva 15-17 May).
There has been a sharp rise in the number of health and nutrition professionals who believe that EU regulation of natural health products are stifling innovation and investment and harming consumers’ interests.
Nestlé USA today it has agreed to acquire Sweet Earth, a plant-based foods manufacturer based in Moss Landing, California.
Switzerland-based health ingredients specialist Evolva says that Swedish wellness innovator Nutrinovate has selected its Veri-te resveratrol for its Reserol healty ageing skincare line.
Thousands of nutraceuticals and ingredients professionals are in Geneva this week for Vitafoods Europe. The Natural Products Global team has been walking the showfloor, spotting trends and developments and speaking with top ingredients industry insiders.
Philipp von Jagow is taking over as managing director at UK-based organic baby and toddler food brand Organix.
Geneva, Switzerland Vitafoods Europe provides visitors the opportunity to source ingredients, raw materials, dietary supplements and services to help grow their business.
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Organic sales at Leclerc up 22%, retailer targets 200 Le Marché Bio store openings
January 18, 2019 Jim Manson
Organic sales at French supermarket chain Leclerc grew by an impressive 22% in 2018 to be worth €930 million, reports the Linéaires.
Fix the World and Make Money the Dr Bronner’s way
Family owned natural soap brand Dr Bronner’s is the subject of an episode in a new documentary series Fix the World and Make Money, titled ‘Soap for World Peace’, which launched today on the filmmakers’ website.
Natural Products YouTube channel relaunches with Organic Pioneer series
An all new-look Natural Products YouTube channel relaunches this week with a series of ‘Organic Pioneer’ videos filmed earlier this month at the Go! Organic Festival.
Watch: Natural & Organic Products Europe in pictures
The ‘official’ photos are all in from last weekend’s action-packed and effortlessly upbeat Natural & Organic Products Europe in London. We’ve edited the cream of the crop into a snappy 60-second video. If you couldn’t get along to the show, here’s what you missed!
From bongs to baby food – how to navigate the South African market by a man who’s done (and still does) it all
September 21, 2018 Jim Manson
Founder and owner of one of South Africa’s leading natural and organic distributors, and publisher of the country’s top trade magazine for the food and beverage industry, Bruce Cohen is that rare breed, an entrepreneur- influencer – both deal-maker and commentator. Plugged in to the South African natural products scene in a way few others […]
The neuroscientist and science writer Matthew Walker describes lack of sleep as a “slow form of self-euthanasia”. His best-selling book Why We Sleepis a wake-up call for all of us, writes Jim Manson
Changing the debate on natural health in New Zealand
A campaign last year by natural health advocacy group the New Zealand Wellness Association (NZWA) played a pivotal role in seeing off divisive new legislation proposed for the regulation of the supplements and natural remedies in the country. Here, NZWA’s co-founder and general manager, Joanne Bisset, talks to NPG about the group’s on-going mission to […]
Climate change ready: Growing organically in a water stressed world
The time for debating climate change is over, says US organic farming pioneer Bob Quinn – it’s already happening, and we need to adapt fast. That’s why he has turned his attention to developing climate change ready organic crops that will thrive in hot, water stressed conditions, writes Michael Wale.
Pomella®, Bacognize® and Longvida®: Benefits for Active People
More than ever, active individuals are looking for natural alternatives that can provide nutritional support to help maximize exercise benefits and reduce recovery time. Natural antioxidants are an excellent alternative, but not all of them are able to prove bioavailability and efficacy. Punicalagins are a group of potent antioxidants unique to the pomegranate fruit which […]
Age-defining Eye Saviors: A new clinical study of XanMax®
A randomized, double blind, placebo controlled, parallel study has been recently conducted for a duration of 180 days in elderly volunteers. Statistically significant results demonstrated that XanMax® supports healthy macula through deposition of optimal levels of carotenoid pigments. Furthermore, the study also demonstrated that the formulation was safe and well tolerated when administrated orally. Details […]
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Mineral-rich New Zealand volcanic mud delivers instant illumination for your skin
It may seem counter-intuitive to apply mud to your skin in order to cleanse it, but the skin-enhancing benefits of mineral-rich mud have been harnessed for beauty treatments all over the world for centuries. Antipodes® uses white volcanic mud sourced from central New Zealand’s dramatic central plateau in its new Halo Skin-Brightening Facial Mud Mask […]