Natural Factors Receives President’s Award at SOHO

Orlando, FL—The 2010 SOHO Expo, celebrating 39 years, was held during the first weekend of December. The Expo was sponsored by the Southeast Natural...

New Heart Health Claims in the Works at FDA

Rockville, MD—The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is proposing to amend the regulation of health claims on food labels.  In 2000, Unilever submitted a...

NewsBriefs: January 2011

Simi Valley, CA-based derma e natural Bodycare made a donation to the Special Olympics Southern California. In other news, the company announced that its...

Drink Pomegranate Juice, Support the Kidneys

Denver, CO—Sell pomegranate juice in your store? A preliminary study suggests pomegranate juice is a good source of antioxidants and can prevent various complications...

People News: January 2011

Chris Kilham, the “medicine hunter” recently visited Ecuador, a major grower of cocoa beans. According to Kilham, cocoa is beneficial for heart health, particularly...

The Proof Is in the Pricing

For many customers, price plays a key role in determining the purchase of a product. Just as important, storeowners, like you, aim to garner...

Mintel Predicts 2011 Packaged Goods Trends

Chicago, IL—Market research firm Mintel believes that 2011 will see several small changes to consumer goods industries rather than significant changes in the marketplace....

FDA Takes Steps to Rid Market of Illegal Products

Industry Encouraged to Report Suspicious Products Anonymously Rockville, MD—Manufacturers of tainted products masquerading as legitimate dietary supplements had better change their ways—or else....

Three-Month Trial Supports Immune Health Ingredient

Eagan, MN—In a recent trial, a branded immune health ingredient (Wellmune WGP from Biothera, based here) helped reduce the length of time subjects experienced...

Assessment of Bitter Orange AERs Published

Omaha, NE—The Journal of Functional Foods (JFF) published an assessment of the adverse event reports (AERS) that were associated with Citrus aurantium, otherwise known...