Supplement manufacturer NOW found in a new set of tests of CoQ10 and quercetin supplements sold on Amazon that quality problems persist for products sold on the site and in some ways may have gotten worse.
At Vitafoods Europe, functional ingredient expert Taiyo will present brand new concepts which it says will address current consumer trends including healthy ageing, sports nutrition and clean label products.
A new study from Dr Pieter Cohen has revealed the presence of piracetam, a drug that is not approved for use by the FDA, in cognitive enhancement products labeled as dietary supplements, strengthening calls by stakeholders for a mandatory product registry...
Singaporeans are consuming an increasing amount of vitamins and supplements, with overall expenditure reaching US$374.4m (S$490m) last year — up US$5.5m from 2016— according to market research firm Euromonitor.
Research done on finished formulations and a commitment to a positioning as a dietary supplement are the cornerstones of his brand's success, says the head of fast-growing fitness beverage manufacturer Celsius.
After building the science and market for its MenaQ7 vitamin K2 ingredient in the dietary supplement space, NattoPharma is spinning off a new pharmaceutical entity to take K2 into targeted therapeutics.
Major Japanese sports nutrition firm BodyPlus International has received BSCG (Banned Substances Control Group) drug-free certification for a number of its products as it seeks to boost its quality credentials in the build-up to the 2020 Olympics.
The accelerating trend toward consolidation in the analytical testing sphere could diminish the highly specific services required to meet the needs of a complex industry like dietary supplements, experts say.
Nutraceuticals and infant formula are now New Zealand’s largest and fastest-growing food and beverage export sectors, with a new government-backed report tipping them for sustained growth and greater financial investment.
Nutraceutical International Corporation’s longtime aggressive acquisition strategy has borne the ultimate fruit in the announcement today that the company will be sold to a private equity firm for $446 million.
Australian and New Zealand probiotic product launches have rocketed by 200% in the past three years, with immunity claims becoming widely accepted by consumers alongside traditional gut health benefits.
The US investment community has only a limited interest in investing in or acquiring dietary supplement brands, but interest in the sector from Chinese investors is expected to continue, says Nutrition Capital Network.
Dietary supplementation appears to be common among Chinese mothers during pregnancy, but intake of folic acid is well below the recommended national and global guidelines, while overall supplement use after giving birth is relatively low.
The Indian Direct Selling Association (IDSA) has welcomed new rules for supplements and nutraceuticals announced by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), saying it is a crucial step towards better regulation in the country
Analysis of the top 20 claims of new health supplement launches in China between 2014-16 shows products targeting female and seniors are on the rise, with claims related to bone, cardiovascular and brain health increasing rapidly. But is this want consumers...
Minerals and dietary supplements are leading the nutrition industry’s charge in China, with vitamins lagging behind, according to a new report which suggests the total market will reach RMB124bn (USD$20bn) by the end of the year, up 12.2 % from 2015.
Easy availability and a growing interest in fitness trends see about 78% of adolescents in urban India consume at least one type of dietary supplement, a survey by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ASSOCHAM) said.