Water-Soluble Astaxanthin

AstaREAL Clear 75 from Fuji Health Science is a water-soluble natural astaxanthin intended for manufacturers of ready-to-drink functional beverages. According to the company, “It...

Energy Enzyme

New from National Enzyme Company is ZIP EX2, an energy-enhancing product. All-natural ZIP EX2 combines enzymes, B-complex vitamins and non-stimulant herbs for sustained energy....

Cognitive Health

Cyvex Nutrition offers Cognisetin, “a fisetin-based ingredient that has been shown to stimulate the signaling pathways that enhance long-term memory,” says the company. The...

Supplier Briefs: July 2010

HealthCo (a division of NOW Health Group, based in Bloomingdale, IL) announced that its Stevia FSE ingredient now has GRAS status. The ingredient, which...

Vitafoods Announces New Show

Geneva, Switzerland—Vitafoods Europe and Finished Products Expo 2010 drew 2,100 visitors to the Geneva Palexpo center from May 18 to 20. The show featured...

Pepper Extract

Sabinsa has added the carotenoid Chilitenoids to its list of ingredient offerings. Chilitenoids is available in a soft extract and will soon be available...

Eye Health

Valensa International now offers Eye Pro MD, which combines astaxanthin, lutein, zeaxanthin, vitamin D3 and a proprietary omega-3/phospholipid delivery system. The natural astaxanthin in...

Cognitive Health

BioPQQ from Maypro Industries is said to be the “first newly discovered vitamin since 1948.”  This ingredient (pyrroloquinoline quinone) helps improve cognitive performance and...

Supplier Briefs, June 2010

BioPerine, a black pepper ingredient from Sabinsa Corporation of East Windsor, NJ, now has self-affirmed GRAS status. The company also announced that its manufacturing...

Valuing the Middle Man

Brokers are an integral piece of the retail puzzle A decade ago, the job of a broker was straightforward: to serve as a liaison between...