Minerals

New Product Highlights

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


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.


Vantage Specialty Ingredients, Inc.

We are a full-line distributor of ingredients from industry leaders. We offer over 3000 cosmetic ingredient and pharmaceutical chemicals.


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.


Fortifying Homegrown Eggs

Purina launches special omega 3-boosting feed to help backyard chicken keepers improve the nutrition of their homegrown eggs.


A Bright Outlook for Oral Care

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


The New Dietary Guidelines

Updated guidelines put stronger emphasis on calorie consumption and exercise but misses the mark on certain nutrients.