HerbalGram reports that sales increased by 9.4% in 2018 compared to the previous year. This is roughly a $757 million increase in sales and marks the strongest growth in herbal supplement sales since 1998.
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By blending coffee with ingredients like botanicals and protein, marketers are giving consumers a boost beyond caffeine.
Traditionally, chemically modified starches have been the go-to solution for texture and stability, as native, clean-label starches were not reliable for maintaining textural stability in response to harsh conditions such as freezing and high heat.
House passes SAFE Banking Act, protecting institutions providing financial services to cannabis-related businesses.
The House of Representatives has passed the Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act of 2019, a bill that creates protections for depository institutions providing financial services to cannabis-related legitimate businesses.
Deerland Probiotics and Enzymes announced that its branded enzyme-powered antioxidant ingredient Solarplast, designed to support healthy aging and beauty, has achieved Non-GMO Project Verification.
Synergy Flavors Inc. launched a new portfolio of custom taste solutions called Dairy by Nature, combining the firm’s all-natural flavor expertise with the proprietary dairy technology of its parent company Carbery.
Life Extension has released a new Keto Brain and Body Boost formula to provide the metabolic benefits of a ketogenic diet, without the potential long-term negative health consequences of a high fat diet.
Senate Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) inserted “report language” into an appropriations bill being considered by the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee that demands FDA take significant actions with respect to products containing cannabidiol (CBD).
Most U.S. adults take one or more dietary supplements. With a growing number of users, it is imperative that more is done to ensure that consumers are protected. One expert explains how to improve traceability in dietary supplement production using a manufacturing operations management (MOM) system.
Only 72 printers nationwide have achieved Platinum status, the highest available in the GMI rating system.