Herbs & Botanicals

RFI Ingredients

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

New Product Highlights

Recent dietary supplement and functional food introductions from the Expo West show.

Formulating with Energy Ingredients

Navigating the inherent formulation complexities of caffeine and its alternatives.

2010 Hot Herb Directory

A comprehensive listing of suppliers and their most popular herbs and botanicals.

The Nutraceutical Beverage Market: Thirsting for New Ideas

New ideas have all but dried up for beverages, but the ‘natural’ trend may provide the point of differentiation brands need for future growth.

Minerals: The Next Generation

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

Functional Foods & Beverages for Men

If recent product launches are any indication, men's products manufacturers only have one thing on their minds.

From the Corners of the World: Chia: Ancient Crop, Novel Opportunities

There is a small but emerging trend in product development toward ancient crops, and leading this trend is chia.

Mood Health: Ingredients for a Healthy Mind

Consumers want to strike a healthy balance in their lives, and mood is a very important part of that equation.

A New Era in Herbs & Botanicals Sprouts to Life

Updated regulatory guidelines, novel technology and contemporary applications contribute to new growth in the herbs and botanicals market.

Antioxidant Directory

A listing of suppliers of antioxidant ingredients for food and supplement formulations.

Wolfberries and Diabetes

Kansas State researchers are exploring how Chinese wolfberries can improve vision deficiencies associated with type-2 diabetes.

MarketWatch: The Latest Trends in Beauty I&O

The latest news and developments in the world of Beauty I&O products.

Flavor Trends in Functional Foods & Beverages

With functional food, beverage, and even cosmeceutical development picking up steam, flavor houses have their work cut out for them.

An Interview with Joe Veilleux

Joe Veilleux is the general manager of Euromed USA, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of standardized herbal extracts used by pharmaceutical and nutritional supplement companies in their healthcare products.

Metagenics' UltraMeal Could Take a Bite Out of Healthcare Costs

Clinical trial finds Metagenics’ UltraMeal Plus 360° medical food to be twice as effective as the Mediterranean diet when it comes to addressing heart disease and diabetes.

Energizing Foods and Beverages

Portable, great tasting products that deliver a real boost continue to resonate with increasingly time-crunched consumers.

2007 State of the Industry Update

Nutraceutical executives sound off about the year that's passed and the year ahead.

The Rising of the Green Sun

Defying the economic downturn, greenfoods are stronger than ever.

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