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Herbs & Botanicals: Trends, Safety, and Traceability

The Herbs and Botanicals market is growing, and speedily: “Herbal supplement sales in the United States experienced record growth in 2018, increasing by an...

Omega -3, -6, -9 Update

Omegas don’t have quite the same surrounding excitement as some of the ingredients that have taken the market by storm in 2019—but that doesn’t...

The Sweet Side of Life

Have your cake and be healthy, too? As consumers become increasingly aware that consuming excess added sugars can lead to weight gain and a...

10 Trends in Raw Materials

Since WholeFoods’ last supplier roundup, consumer trends have codified and become more pronounced. We’ve spent the year reporting on them, and keeping our readers...

The Evolution of Contract Manufacturing

Whether you want to do something new and innovative, take something you do now to the next level, or just remove some of the...

Natural Flavor Update: Making good-for-you taste oh-so-good

“No villains”—according to a research report from Kerry titled “Beyond the Label: The Clean Food Revolution,” 41% of consumers consider artificial ingredients, flavors, colors...

The Sustainability Shift in Packaging

Not so long ago, most consumers were drawn to a package because it looked good. Today they are drawn to a package because it...

Regenerative Agriculture: 25 Things to Know Now

“Regenerative Agriculture” is a new buzz phrase—but those treating it as just another passing trend are seriously miscalculating. It’s not a marketing term—it’s a...

Body Beautiful: The latest on achieving glowing, ageless skin, a radiant smile and more

It’s well known that what goes on the skin, goes into the body. While the number 60% is quoted fairly often, the CDC declines...

Healthy and Vibrant — At Every Age

Nearly 8 in 10 women and 7 in 10 men in the U.S. take dietary supplements, says Trisha Sugarek MacDonald, BS, MS, sr. director...