Around a quarter of all prescription drugs sold in the United
States, Canada and Europe contain active ingredients derived from
plants, claims a new report. Global over-the-counter sales of
plant-derived drugs are estimated at $40...
New developments at Swedish probiotics company include a marketing
agreement with Nature's Sunshine in the US which is expected to
boost sales of its Reuteri tablets. There is also a new deal from
South Korea, confirming its...
Milk, it seems, is the next product to get the major marketing
makeover. For years a staple product in most western diets, milk
has become increasingly important in recent years not least because
of growing awareness of the health...
Minute Maid, the orange juice drink from Coca-Cola, will now
feature health and nutrition advice from the Mayo Clinic on its
packaging in the US, an additional bonus for a drink which is
already touted as a healthy product.
Provexis, the UK company whose main product CardioFlow, a novel
extract from tomato, has been shown to be beneficial to the heart,
has been given a major boost with the addition of a leading British
scientist to its Scientific Advisory...
Britvic Soft Drinks, the UK's second largest soft drink producer
after Cadbury Schweppes, is to launch a new brand next month
offering drinkers a product which it claims is unique to the
Western Europe's cereal bars market is 'massively underexploited',
according to market research analysts Datamonitor. The report
suggests that this product could be a promising driver of growth
for confectionery makers...
UK company Extreme Drinks is expanding distribution of its
functional beverage range thanks to an agreement with Allied Domecq
subsidiary CG Hibbert. The energy and sports drinks will soon be on
sale in duty free outlets.
Trials of a natural supplement designed to stop smoking have caused
controversy in the UK as they are being carried out on pregnant
women. Manufacturers of NicoBloc however say it is a safer method
than the usual nicotine replacement...
This year's Natural Products Expo Europe, taking place at the RAI
Amsterdam from 4-5 June, is adding to its usual format an EU
compliance programme and a forum focusing on business opportunities
in Russia and emerging eastern...