The report, which was commissioned by PureCircle Ltd. with data from Mintel Group Ltd., also found that food and beverage product launches featuring stevia nearly doubled in Q2 of 2017 compared to Q2 2012.
In the animal study, researchers sought to establish the extent to which Aquamin, a calcium-rich, algae-based multi-mineral complex ingredient, might outperform other calcium carbonate–based calcium supplements commonly used to help prevent osteopenia and osteoporosis.
In two filings submitted to the International Trade Commission, CRN argued that Amarin was “financially motivated” to expand its near monopoly over a subset of omega-3 products; if successful, CRN says, Amarin’s complaint would make it much more difficult and costly for consumers to access those products.
The study established that, not only does the combination of Compound Solutions’ TeaCrine theacrine and caffeine enhance theacrine’s potency, it is also safe, with heart rate and blood pressure unaffected by co-administration.
According to the newest HerbalGram report, 2016 marked the 13th consecutive year of increased sales for herbal supplements—and the first year that U.S. sales of herbal supplements have exceeded $7 billion.