Spirulina Literature Review Published

Kailua-Kona, HI—The September issue of Nutra Foods published a lengthy article about the various health benefits of spirulina microalgae. The authors first compared the nutrient...

NPA Certifies First Home Care Ingredients

In February of this year, the Natural Products Association launched the Natural Home Care Standard and Certification program with the intent of ...

Are Organic Strawberries More Nutritious?

Watsonville, CA—A recent study published in PLoS One shows that organic strawberries have more antioxidants and vitamin C than their non-organic counterparts. The...

Chill Out…and Go Green

The fridge your grocery store uses may actually be making things a little warmer. Leaking pollutants from traditional refrigeration systems are a common culprit...

Virtual Tradeshow Draws Industry Members

Phoenix, AZ—Industry companies extended virtual handshakes to retailers at the first Natural Products Marketplace Virtual Event, an online tradeshow organized by Virgo...

Aged Garlic Extract: Useful Adjunct Therapy for Hypertension Patients

A recent study published in Maturitas science journal indicates that aged garlic extract lowers blood pressure in patients with treated, but uncontrolled,...

Grocery Briefs (November 2010)

Hain Celestial Group of Boulder, CO, will celebrate 25 years of making Earth’s Best “better for baby” products, by sponsoring Playdate Parties around the...

Fundraising Partnership Brings Salad to School

Austin, TX—Whole Foods Market is teaming up with Chef Ann Cooper to raise money for establishing salad bars in school cafeterias across the country....

Organic Coffee Sales Soar above Competition

At the fifth annual coffee-tasting event hosted in New York, NY by the Organic Coffee Collaboration, a market study was released showing that organic...

Supplier Briefs (October 2010)

Burcon NutraScience Corporation of Vancouver, BC, Canada, announced that FDA issued a no objection letter for the GRAS status of its Puratein and Supertein...

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