Herbs & Botanicals

Jiaherb Inc.

JIAHERB Inc., the largest herbal extract manufacturer from China

RFI Ingredients

RFI Ingredients, based in Blauvelt, NY, is a manufacturer of innovative natural ingredients for the food, functional food and dietary supplement industries.

Hot Herb Directory

A comprehensive listing of suppliers and their latest and greatest herb offerings.

Is Vitality the New Energy?

Vitality is becoming an attractive health proposition for consumers and a good business opportunity for companies.

Soothie Suckers

Immune-boosting line for kids is delivered in a fuss-proof ice pop format kids will love.

Antioxidants: High Expectations for a High Quality of Life

In a market filled with so many options for consumers, only the best will rise to the top—and stay there.

Beauty Ingredients Directory

Suppliers share ingredient offerings suitable for both topical and oral formulations.

An Interview with Michael McGuffin

Michael McGuffin is president of the American Herbal Products Association (AHPA). He has been active in the herbal industry since 1975, having owned and managed both retail and manufacturing businesses in this field.

Harnessing Hypertension

Supplements square off with the silent killer: high blood pressure.

What is Kombucha?

The RTD tea category welcomes another unconventional but historically-embraced sensation.

More Great News for Chocolate

More research and new supplements boost cocoa’s healthy profile.

Operation Regulation: Nutraceutical Ingredients for Healthy Blood Sugar

Diabetes continues to sweep populations all around the world, bringing with it many potential nutraceutical solutions that may afford consumers living with diabetes or diabetes-related conditions a chance to live a normal life.

Designing Smart Formulations for the Brain Health Market

Companies are ramping up development of products geared toward improving cognition and preventing dementia.

Pets Are Undeniably Important

Nutritional products aimed at pets represent a healthy opportunity for companies.

A Terrific Time for Teas

Teas represent one of the hottest segments in the functional beverage market.

The Road to Pain Relief

Now more then ever, millions of people suffering from chronic pain need safe, effective products they can rely on.

What's Next in Cognitive Function?

In the intense search for ways to preserve brain health, consumers are turning to various ingredients aimed at maintaining or improving cognitive function.

A Bright Outlook for Oral Care

As research develops, more companies will be sinking their teeth into fresh opportunities.

Formulating with Energy Ingredients

Navigating the inherent formulation complexities of caffeine and its alternatives.

Delivery Strategies In Transit

The days of bulky, chalky ‘horse pills’ are virtually over, along with the notion that gummies, chews and other fun delivery formats are reserved for kids.

From the Corners of the World: New Zealand's Unique Branding Opportunity

Ozone depletion over New Zealand is increasing phytonutrient profiles in the country's plants.

Indena: Naturally Rooted in Science

Defined by its commitment to the research of active ingredients from plant sources, Indena S.p.A., Milan, Italy, serves the pharmaceutical, dietary supplement, functional food and cosmetic markets by developing botanical active ingredients and proprietary botanical formulations.

Minerals: The Next Generation

The market continues to evolve in light of consumer demands, new applications and emerging technologies.

BORBA Goes Mainstream

Popular range of cosmeceuticals and nutraceuticals rolled out to Walgreens drugstores.

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