All news articles for April 2020

NOW CEO: ‘March was unprecedented in the history of the company’

NOW CEO: ‘March was unprecedented in the history of the company’

By Stephen Daniells

Many dietary supplement companies are experiencing surging sales as consumers seek out health-promoting products, and Chicago-based NOW is no different. The company experienced “incredible” sales in March, but ingredient supply bottlenecks and the economic...

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CORONAVIRUS: SPOTLIGHT ON THE SUPPLY CHAIN

Probiotics players express solid supply expectations amid surging sales

By Stephen Daniells

As demand for dietary supplements continues to surge, immune products, including probiotics, are among the most in-demand. We spoke to some leading probiotic players to find out how supply is being impacted by the novel coronavirus and what the next 3-6...

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Scientists develop argan oil authenticity test

By Nikki Hancocks

Scientists from Quadram Institute in the UK have discovered a way to screen the quality and authenticity of argan oil, one of the world’s most expensive edible oils.

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Thousands sign petition demanding Holland & Barrett store closures

By Nikki Hancocks

Holland & Barrett staff have set up a petition, signed by thousands of staff and customers, begging the company to close its stores during the coronavirus pandemic as they argue their lives and the lives of customers are being put at risk.

High fibre diet linked to lower breast cancer risk

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High fibre diet linked to lower breast cancer risk

By Nikki Hancocks

Consuming a diet high in fibre is linked with a reducing in incidence of breast cancer, according to a random‐effects meta‐analysis published in the journal CANCER.

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