• SIDI Working Group Comments on FSMA

    || June 1, 2011
    The Standardized Information on Dietary Ingredients (SIDI) Working Group, composed of dietary supplement firms and industry trade associations, recently submitted comments to FDA regarding the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA): “Title III&md…

  • Next Proteins Acquired

    June 1, 2011
    California-based Designer Protein, LLC, has purchased certain operating assets of Next Proteins, Inc., Carlsbad, CA, including the Designer Whey Protein sports nutrition brand and line of products, according to Partnership Capital Growth, a full-serv…

  • Testing Reveals Issues with Vitamin D Supplements

    June 1, 2011
    Among 28 vitamin D supplements recently selected for independent testing, problems were found with eight products (29% of those reviewed), according to ConsumerLab.com, White Plains, NY. Vitamin D has become one of the most popular supplements in the…

  • Domino Sugar Enters Stevia Market

    June 1, 2011
    Domino Foods, Inc., Iselin, NJ, has formed a collaborative agreement with Germany-based WILD Flavors GmbH and China-based Sunwin International to offer all-natural sweetener products, such as cane sugar, rice, malt and stevia, in addition to sweeteni…

  • EnWave Signs Agreements with Milne & Kellogg

    May 17, 2011
    Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada-based EnWave Corporation has signed a commercial license agreement with Milne Fruit Products Inc., Prosser, WA, to supply Radiant Energy Vacuum (REV) technology for the dehydration of a variety of specified fruit p…

  • Central America and Caribbean Regulators Discuss Supplements

    May 17, 2011
    Twenty regulators from across Central America and the Caribbean met in Costa Rica recently to debate evolving food supplement regulations globally, regionally and nationally. The officials, from Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica,…

  • Standards for TCM Discussed at ISO Meeting

    May 17, 2011
    The second plenary meeting of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Technical Committee (TC) 249 on traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) met in The Hague, Switzerland recently. Representatives from 14 countries were in attendance, an…

  • MojoMilk Distribution Expanded

    May 13, 2011
    Natural Discoveries LLC, Sandy, UT, manufacturers of MojoMilk brand probiotic chocolate milk mix, announced that MojoMilk is now available at H-E-B Grocery, a privately held San Antonio, TX-based supermarket chain with more than 329 stores throughout…

  • PR*Bar to Develop Team USA Performance Nutrition Bars

    May 13, 2011
    In consultation with U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) sports dietitians, PR Nutrition, Inc., (PR*Bar), Carlsbad, CA, will create, develop and sell a line of Team USA performance nutrition bars through a multi-year licensing agreement. A portion of the…

  • Ocean Spray Forms Partnership with Artemis

    || May 13, 2011
    Ocean Spray’s Ingredient Technology Group (ITG) and Artemis International, Fort Wayne, IN, have formed a strategic partnership through which Artemis will provide sales and marketing support to Ocean Spray’s sale of cranberry powder and ex…

  • DSM Acquires Carotenoids Producer

    May 13, 2011
    Strengthening the natural carotenoids offerings of its nutrition business, The Netherlands-based Royal DSM N.V. has signed an agreement with P&R Group (Italy) to acquire Vitatene S.A.U., León, Spain, a producer of natural carotenoids. The…

  • World Health Store Opens New Location in Shanghai

    May 10, 2011
    U.S.-China Health Products Association member World Health Store (WHS) has expanded its presence in China, opening its seventh location. The company celebrated the grand opening with a visit from the U.S. Embassy’s Minister of Commercial Affair…

  • New Book Offers Natural Strategies to Reverse Food Allergies

    May 10, 2011
    Food allergies and food intolerances are increasing dramatically throughout the world, especially among developed countries. For example, peanut and tree nut allergies among American children more than tripled between 1997 and 2008. In Britain, hospi…

  • LGC launches Health Sciences Business

    May 10, 2011
    U.K.-based LGC has launched its new Health Sciences business unit, which combines the group’s sport, food, consumer safety and pharmaceutical testing activities within a single new entity. Health Sciences offers supplement customers in-house te…

  • Tate & Lyle Forms Monk Fruit Partnership with BioVittoria

    May 10, 2011
    U.K.-based Tate & Lyle has entered a five-year strategic partnership agreement with New Zealand-based BioVittoria Ltd. for the exclusive global marketing and distribution rights of BioVittoria’s monk fruit. Tate & Lyle will be marketing…

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