• Nature's Pearl Muscadine Grape Juice Wins 'Best in Beverage'

    December 1, 2006
    Nature’s Pearl Muscadine Grape Juice Wins ‘Best in Beverage’ Nature’s Pearl, LLC, Advance, NC, participated in the 2006 National Nutritional Foods Association (NNFA) Expo in Las Vegas, NV, and won the 12th Annual People&rsquo…

  • Artemis International Opens Holland Office

    December 1, 2006
    Artemis International Opens Holland Office Artemis International, Inc. has opened a new location in The Hague, The Netherlands. This new location will better position Artemis to serve its international customers as well as provide a central Europea…

  • DSEA to Develop Media Campaign

    December 1, 2006
    DSEA to Develop Media Campaign The Dietary Supplement Education Alliance (DSEA), Sarasota, FL, conducted its second fund raising dinner for 2006 during the SupplySide West trade show where it was announced that the non-profit would be developing a…

  • Amerifit Acquires Culturelle

    December 1, 2006
    Amerifit Acquires Culturelle Amerifit Nutrition, Inc., Bloomfield, CT, has acquired Culturelle, a leading probiotic dietary supplement in the U.S. The bacteria strain in Culturelle, Lactobacillus GG, has been researched for its effectiveness in man…

  • Albion Awarded NSF Certification

    December 1, 2006
    Albion Awarded NSF Certification Albion Advanced Nutrition, St. Clair Shores, MI, has been certified ISO 9001:2000 by NSF International, Ann Arbor, MI. ISO 9001:2000 is an international standard recognized throughout the world for establishing busi…

  • TSI Joins UNPA

    December 1, 2006
    TSI Joins UNPA The United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA), Salt Lake City, UT, has added TSI Health Sciences, Missoula, MT, to its membership. “TSI’s ethical corporate conduct and superior research capabilities make them an ideal UNPA…

  • FDA to Hold Public Hearing on Functional Foods

    December 1, 2006
    FDA to Hold Public Hearing on Functional FoodsFDA has announced a public hearing on the regulation of certain conventional foods that companies are marketing as “functional foods.” The purpose of the hearing is for the a­gency to shar…

  • Survey Shows Consumers Misinformed About Weight Loss Strategies

    December 1, 2006
    Survey Shows Consumers Misinformed About Weight Loss StrategiesSurvey results released by the University of Connecticut’s Center for Survey Research & Analysis (CSRA) and presented at the 2006 Annual Scientific Meeting of NAASO, The Obesity…

  • Brand New Brands Spins Out Third Company, Fourth to Follow

    December 1, 2006
    Brand New Brands Spins Out Third Company, Fourth to Follow Brand New Brands, Mill Valley, CA, has launched Attune Foods, Inc., a new company dedicated to creating breakthrough daily wellness products. Brand New Brands’ current investors&mdash…

  • Natrol Picks Up Brands & Enters Agreement

    December 1, 2006
    Natrol Picks Up Brands & Enters Agreement Natrol, Inc., Chatsworth, CA, has licensed U.S. rights to the Promensil and Trinovin brands from Novogen Limited, Stamford, CT. The Promensil and Trinovin brands are dietary supplements based on red clov…

  • HBI Acquires Sambuco

    December 1, 2006
    HBI Acquires Sambucol A new company, Healthcare Brands International (HBI), was recently launched to turn innovative medical product technology into successful consumer brands. Backed by £25 million of venture capital from a syndicate of leadi…

  • Unilever U.S. Unveils 'Choices' Program

    December 1, 2006
    Unilever U.S. Unveils ‘Choices’ Program In September, Unilever United States introduced a front-of-pack nutritional logo program called Choices. The new logo, which will start appearing on products in the near future, provides a quick, s…

  • Boulder Specialty Brands to Become Smart Balance, Inc.

    November 1, 2006
    Boulder Specialty Brands to Become Smart Balance, Inc. Boulder Specialty Brands, Inc., Longmont, CO, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire GFA Brands, Inc., the maker of Smart Balance and Earth Balance heart healthy food products, as well as…

  • Forward Foods Acquires Detour Protein Bars

    November 1, 2006
    Forward Foods Acquires Detour Protein Bars Forward Foods, LLC, and Next Proteins, Inc., Carlsbad, CA—an industry leader in developing whey-based products including Designer Whey Protein Powder and the Detour Protein Bar—has announced the…

  • Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Enters Cosmeceutical Market

    November 1, 2006
    Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Enters Cosmeceutical Market Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc., Laval, Quebec, has entered the cosmeceutical market via a strategic sourcing agreement with Kinerase, one of the top-selling skin ca…