Food Supplements Europe

Calcium plus vitamin D could save European healthcare nearly €4 billion

Supplementation for over 55s offers significant healthcare savings

Calcium plus vitamin D could save European healthcare nearly €4 billion

By Nathan Gray

Fortification or supplementation programmes to increase levels of calcium and vitamin D could prevent almost 200,000 fractures per year in Europe – saving €3.96 billion in avoidable healthcare costs.

European food supplement markets: 2 chairs share their industry wares

Special edition: Inside Europe's food supplement markets

European food supplement markets: 2 chairs share their industry wares

By Shane STARLING

The trade group Food Supplements Europe (FSE) and UK pro-supplements lobby group Consumers for Health Choice (CHC) take differing views on Europe’s food supplements markets and what is best for them and consumers. We present them here…

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France adopts 60% of BELFRIT list for safe botanicals

By Shane STARLING

The €2bn EU botanical food supplements market has been boosted by France’s imminent adoption of a 600-strong, positive list based on the well-regarded BELFRIT list, according to industry sources.  

Boots, Germans join EU supplements trade group

Boots, Germans join EU supplements trade group

UK pharmacy chain Boots and German food supplement association BLL have joined Food Supplements Europe (FSE), formed last year with a membership including DSM, Merck, Herbalife and various national trade groups.

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