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October 1, 2012
Cardium Therapeutics’ MedPodium® operating unit has acquired the assets, business and product portfolio of privately-held To Go Brands® to support the expansion of Cardium's health sciences nutraceutical brand platform. To Go Brands…  Read More »
October 1, 2012
Former Nutraceuticals World editor will support communication and marketing efforts.  Read More »
September 28, 2012
Pronova BioPharma ASA and Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. today announced that the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare has approved a New Drug Application (NDA) of Lotriga granular capsule 2g (generic name: omega-3-acid ethyl esters 90) fo…  Read More »
September 28, 2012
Ancient grains – or heritage grains – were highly prevalent before modern farming methods introduced hybrids. More nutritious, better for the environment and often locally grown, heritage grains meet current consumer needs for grain-based…  Read More »
September 28, 2012
Metagenics, Inc., a nutrigenomics and lifestyle medicine company focused on improving health and reversing chronic illness, has announced the foundation of a new organization, the Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute (PLMI). The not-for-profit o…  Read More »
September 27, 2012
Creative Edge Nutrition, Inc., of Madison Heights, MI, has acquired A-Z-Nutrition, a wholly owned subsidiary of SCD Enterprises, a vertically integrated nutritional supplement holding company. A-Z-Nutrition.com is the second acquisition made by Creat…  Read More »
September 27, 2012
 B vitamins are the largest segment of the U.S. dietary supplement industry after multivitamins and sports supplements, with sales of $1.46 billion in 2011 (Nutrition Business Journal). Energy shots and drinks are packed with B vitamins but what…  Read More »
September 27, 2012
  Kellogg Company and Wilmar International Limited today announced a 50:50 joint venture for the manufacture, sale and distribution of cereal, wholesome snacks and savory snacks in China. Wilmar's wholly-owned subsidiary in China, Yihai Ke…  Read More »
September 26, 2012
The world chitin and chitosan market is projected to exceed 118 thousand metric tons by 2018, according to a new report from GIA. Penetration into new fields represents the key growth driver. Opportunities from emerging markets in the Asia-Pacific re…  Read More »
September 24, 2012
Researchers at the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have declared that a diet including seven servings of antioxidant-rich fruit and vegetables per day can decrease a woman’s risk of heart attack by 20-29%. The findings were based on data that c…  Read More »
September 24, 2012
The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) has joined the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and 19 trade organizations that represent the food industry in submitting a letter to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to request prompt rele…  Read More »
September 20, 2012
Royal DSM has announced that it is working to acquire Cargill’s cultures and enzymes business, a global manufacturer of cultures and enzymes for the dairy and meat industries with manufacturing operations in Wisconsin (USA) and France. Its…  Read More »
September 20, 2012
We really are what we eat, according to new research from Horsham, PA-based SAI Marketing Inc., which described how food has become a class marker separating consumers into two distinct groups: Food Elitists and Food Realists. Bill Melnick, director…  Read More »
September 19, 2012
Naturex, a France-based manufacturer of natural specialty ingredients has acquired Massachusetts-based Decas Botanical Synergies, which specializes in cranberry extracts and powders for use in nutraceutical tablets, capsules, soft gels, soft chews et…  Read More »
September 18, 2012
A mother’s consumption of vitamin D during pregnancy has been found to have a lasting influence on their baby’s brain development, mental and motor skills, according to a study published in the journal Pediatrics.   Researchers in Sp…  Read More »

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