MET-Rx Video Contest Announced

Ronkonkoma, NY—Sports nutrition specialist MET-Rx announced a new video contest for shoppers and retailers with some interesting prizes. Consumers may submit one-minute videos of a...

Caralluma fimbriata Suppresses Appetite

  Anaheim, CA—Research published in the Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism indicates a branded Caralluma fimbriata extract may be beneficial for those looking to lose...

DuPont Buys Danisco

Wilmington, DE—DuPont, headquartered here, snatched up Danisco for a cool $5.8 billion in cash. The company will also swallow $500 million of Dansico’s debt....

New Standards Available from the USP

The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) announced it is updating its Food Chemicals Codex with new methods for certain natural food and supplement ingredients. With regard...

Supplier Briefs: February 2011

Irvine, CA-based Cyvex Nutrition was acquired by fish oil specialist Omega Protein Corporation of Houston, TX. Matthew Phillips (former Cyvex president and COO) will...

FDA To Publish GMPs Guide for Small Businesses

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is seeking comments on a document aimed at helping small supplement makers better understand good manufacturing practices for...

The Four Most Damaging Words in Retail: “May I Help You?”

Are you a salesperson? Whether you own your natural products store or just work in one, if your job duty is to interact...

NewBriefs: February 2011

The Natural Products Association of Washington, D.C. recently gave out its 500th certification under the NPA Natural Seal for personal care and home care...

People News: February 2011

NBTY of Ronkonkoma, NY has a new CEO: Jeffrey Nagel. Nagel comes to NBTY from General Electric Company, where he held several senior management...

DSM Buys Martek for $1.09 Billion

Parsippany, NJ—If accepted by shareholders, DSM will pay $1.087 billion in cash for Martek, maker of life’sDHA and life’sARA ingredients. DSM makes a fish-sourced...

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