Nutrition 21 to target food market
Chromax, the chromium picolinate ingredient produced by Nutrition
21 can now be used in functional foods and drinks following the
award of GRAS status by an independent panel.
Recession-proof growth in sports and weight loss market
Sales of sports and weight loss supplements will continue to grow
at a fast pace over the next few years helped by increased
investment in packaging, marketing and advertising.
Home soymilk maker taps into health trend
SoyToy is a home soymilk maker which can produce two quarts of milk
in just 25 minutes, offering a healthier and cheaper alternative to
off-the-shelf brands, its creator claims.
7-Keto expands into weight loss market
Humanetics of the US has signed a licensing agreement with
compatriot iSatori which will see its anti-ageing supplement 7-Keto
adapted for use as a weight loss product.
ConsumerLab.com agreement with The Natural Pharmacist
ConsumerLab.com, the independent tester of health and nutrition
products, has signed an agreement with HealthGate Data Corporation,
the publisher of The Natural Pharmacist, an electronic encyclopedia
and database of supplements and...
New antioxidants from Nature's Life
US-based supplement manufacturer Nature's Life has said it plans to
introduce two new antioxidant formulas this month which it will
market under its Full Spectrum brand.
Animal-free capsules from Scherer
RP Scherer has launched a new animal-free capsule which is based on
seaweed and offers an alternative to traditional gelatin-based
Nutrition bar goes on promotional tour
Wyeth Consumer Healthcare has launched a new nutrition bar and will
promote the brand at a series of high-profile concerts and sporting
events across the US.
Agreements extend Maxisal distribution
Amarillo Biosciences of Texas has signed two new agreements which
will see its dietary supplements enter China, Taiwan and Pakistan
for the first time.
Soy food venture just the start of Dean Foods expansion programme
Gregg Engles, chairman and chief executive officer of Dean Foods,
the biggest US dairy processor, has said he is confident that the
recent acquisition of soy food producer White Wave will prove an
excellent investment as the market...
New patent for Cyanotech's astaxanthin
Hawaii-based Cyanotech Corporation has been granted a new US patent
covering the prevention of sunburn by UV light using natural and
New flavour for Reebok sports drink
Clearly Canadian Beverage Corporation has introduced a new flavour
to its range of Reebok-branded sports drinks. The blackberry
variant joins the natural, berry and citrus flavours already
Line extensions for nutrition bar
Two new flavours for AdvantEdge Carb Control Nutrition Bar, taking
the total number to six.
Jurak preparing for 'explosive' growth
Three years after its relaunch, Jurak is planning to add a new
variant to its JC Tonic drink and to expand distribution outside
the US market.
Soyfoods sales see continued growth
Soyfoods are one of the fastest growing sectors in the food
industry, now worth US$ 3.2 billion (€3.4bn), according to a new
study. The study also reveals that soyfoods are moving into the
mainstream, away from health food specialists.