The decision this week to remove a provision from the proposed US
Farm Bill which would have made nutritional supplements more widely
available to those people with the lowest incomes has been strongly
criticised by industry association...
Natural Alternatives International (NAI), the US-based formulator
and manufacturer of customised nutritional supplements, has
reported net profits of $759,000 (€839,711) for the third quarter
of its fiscal year, a considerable improvement...
A new energy drink from Sweden has been launched in the US with the
aim of attracting female drinkers keen to reduce their wrinkles.
The US launch of the drink, which is called Sankt Olav, is being
handled by Beverage Marketing USA,...
A 50 per cent rise in monthly sales of phytosterols helped Canadian
firm Forbes-Medi-Tech register a strong end to its financial year.
But the coming year looks set to be difficult, with delays in the
approval procedure meaning that...
Nutra Pharma, the US company which develops proprietary
technologies for the manufacture of complex medicinal botanical
extracts, has signed a letter of intent to Bio Therapeutics, a drug
delivery platform producer.
Heinz Wattie's, the Australian subsidiary of the giant US food
group, has signed a non-exclusive licensing agreement to use Martek
Biosciences' technology relating to the use of long-chain
polyunsaturated fatty acids in...
Gatorade, the sports drink brand owned by PepsiCo, has confirmed
that it will not renew its sponsorship of the US-based NASCAR car
racing event, and that it will focus instead on stock car racing
drivers and races.
Omega Protein Corporation, the leading producer of omega-3 fish oil
and specialty fish meal products in the US, has reported net income
of $2.7 million (€2.98m) for the first quarter of 2002, a return to
profitability after net losses...