Herbs & Botanicals

2010 State of the Industry Review

Executives reflect on the past year in nutraceuticals and look ahead to what the future might bring.


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.


What is Kombucha?

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


Is Vitality the New Energy?

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


Formulation Trends in Functional Foods & Beverages

The functional food and beverage sector is benefiting from an endless array of ingredient options.


Getting the Joint Health Market Moving Again

Growth has been flat for more than a decade—a sign of maturity or a new beginning? Maybe both.


Designing Smart Formulations for the Brain Health Market

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


Harnessing Hypertension

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


Jiaherb Inc.

JIAHERB Inc., the largest herbal extract manufacturer from China


2010 Hot Herb Directory

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


Jiaherb Inc.

JIAHERB Inc., the largest herbal extract manufacturer from China


Jiaherb Inc.

JIAHERB Inc., the largest herbal extract manufacturer from China


2010 Hot Herb Directory

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


Jiaherb Inc.

JIAHERB Inc., the largest herbal extract manufacturer from China


What is Kombucha?

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


RFI Ingredients

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


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.


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.


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.


New Product Highlights

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


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