The Italian Ministry of Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies (MIPAAF) has approved legislation that simplifies the cultivation, harvesting and processing of botanical plants potentially used for food supplements.
The long-running saga of proposed new regulations for New Zealand's supplement industry has taken another turn, with a new Members' Bill being laid out in parliament detailing a whole new set of proposals.
China has cemented its status as one of the world’s most important global players, according to industry body the International Probiotics Association (IPA), with data revealing that nearly half of all APAC sales come from the country.
Agricultural commodities giant Archer Daniels Midland Co. has expanded its reach into the microbiome space with the acquisition of UK-based manufacturer Probiotics International Ltd. in a cash deal worth $243.5 million (£185 million).
Pill fatigue is a growing battle throughout the supplements category as manufacturers experiment with different delivery formats. But the prenatal vitamin space targeting expectant mothers has been slow to innovate in this area, according to prenatal...