NCCAM Develops Five Year Plan

Bethesda, MD—The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) recently developed its third strategic plan to further research about Complementary Alternative Medicine (CAM)....

New Standards for Natural Personal Care Products

Ann Arbor, MI—A new set of standards for natural personal care products is in the works from NSF International and NATRUE, who have teamed...

Sprouts and Henry’s to Merge

Arizona, California—Arizona-based Sprouts Farmer’s Market and Henry’s Farmer’s Market, headquartered in California, are teaming up to prove that two heads are better than one....

Growth Planned at Vitamin Shoppe

North Bergen, NJ—In its 2010 year-end report, Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. announced it had a great year with an increase in net sales of 11.4%...

Take it All In at Expo West

A quick review of Expo events.Where can you find informative, entertaining seminars partnered with vital networking connections and four days of excitement? Natural Products...

Wakunaga Opens New Facility

Mira Loma, CA—Wakunaga of America opened a new facility, here, at the end of January and held a grand opening ceremony to mark the...

People News: March 2011

Nuriche of Draper, UT appointed Manuel Ramirez as its new vice president of Latin America. Reid Aranda is now the director of procurement and Lindsay...

Newsbriefs

The Natural Products Association (NPA), headquartered in Washington, D.C., will now be e-mailing an NPA Fact of the Week to members of Congress. Facts...

Store Brand Products Moving Up in the Ranks

Chicago, IL—According to Mintel International, private label products are more popular among consumers, compared to recent years. Sales have increased in correspondence with private...

USDA Suggests Changes to “Made With Organic…” Requirements

Washington, D.C.—The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is seeking comments on a new guidance for foods bearing the “made with organic…” label. The modification...