July 30, 2014

Helios Corp. on Wednesday announced the introduction of a botanical supplement for the relief of menopause symptoms, EstroG-100, which is found in Advanced Menopause Relief from CVS, Menopause Relief from Walgreens, Best EstroG-100 from Doctor's Best, Herbal Pause from NOW Foods and EstroG-100 from Swanson Nutrition.

July 30, 2014

Mediterra, a company that fields nutrition bars inspired by the Mediterranean Diet, today named Acosta Sales & Marketing as its U.S. sales agency. 

July 28, 2014

Consumer confidence was relatively flat in second quarter 2014 after dramatically increasing in Q1 2014, according to IRI’s latest MarketPulse survey released Monday.

 

July 23, 2014

Inergetics, a developer of nutritional supplements, announced that the company will be presenting Martha Stewart Essentials, a line of whole food-based vitamin supplements developed in tandem with Martha Stewart herself at Cardinal Health's Retail Business Conference.

July 16, 2014

CytoSport announced the launch of Muscle Milk Organic, available exclusively at Target stores and Target.com.

July 15, 2014

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Tuesday announced that its voting membership passed the century milestone mark with 101 companies, a new record for CRN.

July 15, 2014

A new survey of Americans ages 34 years and older released Tuesday found that 67% frequently experience joint stiffness and other concerns. 

July 14, 2014

 Diplomat on Saturday hosted a ‘Keep Kids Safe and Healthy’ event at the specialty pharmacy's retail store.

July 14, 2014

CVS/pharmacy has introduced its new radiance PLATINUM brand of preservative-free vitamins and supplements.

July 14, 2014

Pure Encapsulations recently launched PureBiOme, a line of probiotics using proprietary PureBiOme freeze-drying technology, which enables probiotics to maintain potency when combined with active ingredients for the first time.

July 11, 2014

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Thursday announced that five new companies have joined its membership roster. 

July 11, 2014

Lake Consumer Products, a subsidiary of Wisconsin Pharmacal Co., on Thursday acquired the exclusive North American rights to an over-the-counter product that addresses many of the key symptoms associated with premenstrual syndrome.

July 11, 2014

Unilever on Thursday announced that it has sold its Slim-Fast brand to Kainos Capital.

July 10, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration in late June issued a warning letter to Zarbee's for making therapeutic claims regarding a dietary supplement product.

July 10, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday shut down a company for noncompliance of the dietary supplement current good manufacturing practice requirements. 

July 10, 2014

Insight Pharamceuticals on Wednesday announced the launch of a new suite of products — Monistat Complete Care — that offers women solutions to maintain their vaginal health.

July 9, 2014

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Wednesday announced that Jim VandeHei, named one of the 100 most powerful thinkers of the “Information Age” by Vanity Fair, will kick off the conference, "CRN’s Annual Symposium for the Dietary Supplement Industry," taking place in Dana Point, Calif. Nov. 5 to 8.

July 9, 2014

Bowel cancer patients with high levels of vitamin D in their blood are more likely to survive the disease, according to a study released Wednesday and published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

July 8, 2014

Rite Aid celebrated the latest evolution of its Wellness store format, with a June 23 grand opening truly befitting of its 90210 address.

July 7, 2014

Living Essentials on Monday announced the launch of the "Yummification" video contest, where entrants can win a share of $100,000 for creating a video of their favorite way to mix a 5-hour Energy with an everyday beverage. 

July 3, 2014
There were two big deals in the nutrition space this week: Kroger bought one of the most successful VMS e-commerce sites in Vitacost.com, and Hormel bought a dominant nutritional/supplement brand in Muscle Milk. 
 
With Vitacost.com, Kroger will offer customers the convenience to order online and ship to their door with an expanded assortment online. Vitacost.com fields about 45,000 SKUs, and there's a roughly 10,000 SKU overlap when Kroger's mix is factored in.

 

July 3, 2014

New research released Wednesday found that dietary fats impact gut bacteria — some for the better (omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids or PUFAs) and some for the worse (omega-6 PUFAs).

 

July 2, 2014

Kroger and Vitacost.com on Wednesday announced a definitive merger agreement under which Kroger will purchase all outstanding shares of Vitacost.com for $8 per share in cash, or approximately $280 million.

July 1, 2014

BSN on Monday launched the pre-workout supplement N.O.-XPLODE.