All news articles for April 2019

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Are proprietary blends useful tools, or the bane of the industry?

By Hank Schultz

The move toward transparency can run up against competitive concerns when it comes to blends. Participants at a recent botanicals conference had taken to referring to proprietary blends as the ‘bane of the industry.’

Unilever gives supplements another chance with Olly acquisition

Unilever gives supplements another chance with Olly acquisition

By Adi Menayang

The US arm of global consumer products giant Unilever will acquire San Francisco-based supplement brand Olly. With functional foods and gummy supplements ranging from multivitamins to beauty-from-within, Olly fits in the cross section of Unilever’s two...

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Study: How can an unhealthy diet contribute to loss of vision?

By Nikki Cutler

An unhealthy diet can contribute to the development of eye diseases which lead to a loss of vision, University of Southampton research has revealed, indicating a potential new treatment route through which these cells could be rescued before diseases...

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