The post-1995 generation, developments in the infant market, and the integration of offline and online sales channels are the up-and-coming forces shaping China’s health food industry, according to China’s health food commerce chief.
British company Spoon Guru, which uses artificial intelligence to help retailers offer consumers a personalized nutrition shopping experience, has announced Walmart-owned Jet.com as its first US partner.
China's 'new retail' phenomenon — whereby companies like Alibaba seek to converge e-commerce insights with bricks-and-mortar retail operations — could provide as many opportunities for supplement brands as it has done for food firms, Blackmores...
The CEO of Holland & Barrett International says its enrolment of ex-Sainsbury's director Steve Carson as MD and former P&G CMO Roisin Donnelly signals its intent to become one of the world's leading health and wellness brands.
As the immediate shock of the Amazon Whole Foods deal wears off, and spooked retailers are reassured that just 1% of US food and beverage retail sales are generated online,* they would be wise to remember that not all growth curves are linear, says Hartman...
Food supplements are ideally suited for online sales: stable, light, high-value, popular with consumers. It is therefore no surprise that online food supplement sales are on the rise with the promise of lower prices and home delivery.
Selenium-enriched potatoes are being sold on the Irish market despite the company behind the product admitting the Irish population knew next to nothing about the mineral and may resent paying a premium given the economic slump, which so far has hit Ireland...
Cargill has indicated that it may take its Regenasure glucosamine
chondroitin ingredient into functional beverages - yet it has
emerged that another company's foray into the market has not proved
positive, raising questions as...
Canadian branded plant sterols supplier Forbes MediTech has
reaffirmed its commitment to building the European market by
forming a new company to distribute cholesterol-lowering foods
direct to retailers, in collaboration with Fayrefield...
Danisco's HOWARU Bifido probiotic is to be included in all Marks
and Spencer's yoghurt and dairy products - an announcement
coinciding with the Danish company's latest results that show
cultures are a major growth driver.
Ongoing price competition among European retailers has squeezed
prices for international branded foods in recent years, finds new
research from ACNielsen that confirms the pressure will
continue into the near future.
Despite a continued decline in sales from its Vitamin World retail
stores, nutritional supplement manufacturer NBTY announced strong
results for the fiscal third quarter, thanks again mainly to the
sales of Rexall product lines.
It may seem like a simple equation, but scientists at Southampton
University in the UK have categorically shown it to be true. The
opening of a major new food retail outlet in an area with
previously poor access to food shops can...
The weight loss programme called Body Solutions, created by the US
group Mark Nutritionals, will now be available in retail outlets
throughout the US, the first time the product has been available in
Soyfoods are one of the fastest growing sectors in the food
industry, now worth US$ 3.2 billion (€3.4bn), according to a new
study. The study also reveals that soyfoods are moving into the
mainstream, away from health food specialists.
Galaxy Nutritional Foods, a US producer of plant-based dairy
alternatives, announced on July 30 that distribution of its Rice,
Veggy, and Soymage dairy alternatives are going into large UK