With the European elections coming up and Brexit debate sending the UK's government into disarray, Peter Wennstrom, business strategist and founder of Healthy Marketing Team, points out the worrying parallels between politics and nutrition.
UK, German, Spanish and Dutch consumers appear unable to differentiate between a nutrition claim and a health claim in a study that calls for improvements in communicating the benefits of healthier food choices.
A trade association for the UK’s cannabis industry announces its intentions to sue the country’s Food Standards Agency (FSA) over moves to classify cannabidiol (CBD)-containing products as a 'novel food.'
At the Natural Products Expo West show this year, we caught up with the chief strategy and innovation officer at legacy supplement brand Nature’s Way to talk about consumer trends, CBD, and the body of laws that regulate supplements.
The European Commission (EC) is to implement regulation that authorises specification changes to the supplement ingredient coriander seed oil and human milk oligosaccharide (HMO) 2′-fucosyllactose (2’FL).
A combination of regulatory hurdles and growing consumer demand for more effective products means companies are looking for new ways to innovate with encapsulation technologies and delivery systems, say experts speaking to NutraIngredients.
By Will Chu, Niamh Michail, Hank Schultz, and Cheryl Tay
The interest in cannabidiol (CBD) use in food supplements, foods, and even as an ingredient in cosmetics has gained much momentum in the past five years, but what is the regulatory situation around the world?
Medical nutrition terminology is not consistently defined - with frequent inconsistencies between definitions and regulations relating to specific terms and practices, warn researchers who argue that standardised terminology is needed.
Brand ethics and transparency are crucial for any entrepreneur looking for success in the health food and wellness space, according to industry experts at the recent Probiota conference in Copenhagen (February 13th-15th).
Probiotic food and drink firms may struggle to gain consumer trust thanks to the negative image of the food industry caused by a history of 'aggressive marketing' of unhealthy products, delegates of Probiota Copenhagen heard last week.
Probiotic food and drink companies 'should be more angry' about health claim restraints which act as barriers to consumer health, according to a marketing expert who spoke at Probiota Copenhagen last week.