Probi has acquired US probiotic player Nutraceutix for a preliminary cash price of $105m (€92.41m), a move which takes the Swedish supplier’s US client base from just a handful of customers up to about 200.
The American Herbal Products Association has a launched a database that will track import interruptions. The database, which will be assembled via submissions from member companies and others, will help track long term trends, said Michael McGuffin, AHPA...
2014 SPECIAL EDITION: HEALTHY AND FUNCTIONAL DAIRY
Thera Innovations, a Canadian importer of dietary supplement ingreidients, has anounced a new supply deal for more bioavailable forms of curcumin and quercitin. The ingredients, branded as Theracumin and EMIQ, and are souced from Theravalues Corporation,...
Frutarom has posted strong double digit growth figures for its second quarter/half year results, driven by acquisitions, organic growth, price increases, falling raw material costs and more favourable purchasing deals.
Rampant acquisitionist Naturex will make 3-4 European and North American acquisitions in 2012, once it completes a deal with an unnamed Asian supplier by the end of March, CEO, president and founder, Jacques Dikansky has told this publication.
One year on from the $3.1 billion acquisition of Cognis, Samy Jandali, VP of nutrition and health North America for BASF, told Stephen Daniells why he is impressed with the progress of the integration and why we can expect more M&A in the nutrition...
Danish company Gumlink’s acquisition of a 50 per cent stake in Canadian probiotic and nutraceutical gum maker, Tab Labs Inc will allow the joint venture to focus on patented nutraceutical chewing gum, according to Soren Birn, Gumlink’s chief executive...
In the first of a four-part special series, NutraIngredients.com dips its investigative strawberry into the world of healthy chocolate and finds a relatively embryonic sector still finding its way but buoyed by ever-more cocoa polyphenol science, exciting...
The curtains have closed on SupplySide West 2008. Our reporters Stephen Daniells and Lorraine Heller share their thoughts on the major take-aways from the ingredients, science and education on offer at the biggest annual event for the North American nutraceutical...
Accucaps Industries, an encapsulation firm, has converted its
Strathroy, Ontario facility to focus on health and nutritional
(H&N) products, a move the firm says will double its total
Tate & Lyle Ventures and Scottish Enterprise hope to prosper
from the emerging market for dissolvable and edible films as a
delivery mechanism for active ingredients, with the acquisition of
In an effort to bridge the gap between the ample nutraceutical
potential of biodiversity in South America and research and
industry in North America, Argentine consultancy Neotropico has
opened an office in Los Angeles.
Compound Solutions has entered into an exclusive agreement for
distribution of Chinese-sourced CoQ10 - potentially further
relieving tight supply of while generating more competition between
Chinese and Japanese sources.
Good foresight on rising health trends and heavy investment in
premium brands have helped cereal and snack producer Kellogg to a
steady sales and earnings rise for 2004, with North America leading
the way, reports Chris Mercer.
Strong results across a range of business units helped US
agribusiness Cargill post a stable set of figures for the
fourth-quarter of 2003. Food ingredients operations in Europe,
Latin America and North America claim a particularly...
Netherlands-based self-styled wellness food producer Koninklijke
Wessanen has announced that its subsidiary Tree of Life North
America is to axe 6 per cent of the workforce as part of an intense
PepsiCo reported a 14 per cent increase in first-quarter net
income, citing strength in its largest divisions, Frito-Lay and
Pepsi-Cola in North America. There was also a very strong quarter
from energy drink brand, Gatorade.
Corn Products International, one of the world's largest corn
refiners and a major supplier of food ingredients, reported a five
per cent decline in first quarter earnings, with net sales for the
period down from $454 million...
Increasing amounts of scientific data showing the health benefits
of soy helped US sales reach $3.3 billion (€3.7bn) in 2001, up
almost 25 per cent in mainstream stores from the previous year.
Further growth is expected this year.