Herbs & 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.


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 Terrific Time for Teas

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


What is Kombucha?

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


Antioxidant Directory

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


Beauty in Demand

The concept of beauty through better nutrition has offered the natural ingredients market a healthy future.


(R)evolution in Flavors & Colors

Balancing flavor with healthfulness while keeping costs low may prove to be the magic formula.


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.


Harnessing Hypertension

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


More Great News for Chocolate

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


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.


A Bright Outlook for Oral Care

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


OmniActive Health Technologies: There’s No Substitute for Quality

OmniActive Health Technologies, Short Hills, NJ, is perfectly positioned to carry out its mission of providing unique, quality ingredients that help its customers differentiate their products in the marketplace.


Functional Foods & Beverages for Men

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


Antioxidants: Finding the Right Balance

An overview of the issues and new developments in a crowded antioxidant market.


The Herbs & Botanicals Market: Returning to its Roots

Despite the overwhelming negativity surrounding the herbs and botanicals segment from a quality and clinical research point of view, many experts believe there are myriad opportunities in the market as companies move toward the use of patented and proprietary products.


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.


2007 State of the Industry Update

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


Wolfberries and Diabetes

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


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