The controversial debate surrounding the supposed health benefits
of organic food took a new twist last week with the publication of
a comprehensive review of international studies in New Zealand. The
report found that there were...
Sabinsa, the producer of botanical extracts, has completed the
construction of a new supercritical CO2 extraction facility at
Bangalore, India. The plant belongs to Sabinsa's SAMI Labs
Two new products from Fighting Weight Nutritionals are designed to
help individuals who want to lose weight but who are concerned
about the potential adverse effects of the stimulants that many
such products contain.
Californian group Spectrum Organic Products has sold its organic
ingredients division to a company called Acirca for an undisclosed
sum. Spectrum will now focus on its core nutritional supplements
and edible oils businesses.
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...