• RDAs, ULs Released for Micronutrients
    RDAs, ULs Released for Micronutrients WASHINGTON--On Jan. 9, a 561-page report suggesting Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDAs) and Tolerable Upper Intake Levels (ULs) for 12 micronutrients hit the news waves. These findings came from a research panel at the National ...More
    February 1, 2001 Posted in Articles
  • Natrol Trims Business Amid Sinking Earnings Report
    Natrol Trims Business Amid Sinking Earnings Report CHATSWORTH, Calif.--Natrol (NASDAQ:NTOL) followed a Jan. 8 announcement of preliminary fourth quarter and fiscal year 2000 results with a notice that it had planned or already begun numerous initiatives that would serve to ...More
    February 1, 2001 Posted in Articles
  • Outsourcing: An Executive Dilemma
    Outsourcing: An Executive Dilemma by Louis M. Scarmoutzos, Ph.D. A question often asked by many senior managers and executives is whether to develop proprietary products in-house or to outsource the effort. This question may be answered quite simply in many situations by ...More
    February 1, 2001 Louis M. Scarmoutzos, Ph.D. Posted in Articles, Contract Manufacturing
  • Kemin Gains Four
    Kemin Gains Four DES MOINES, Iowa--Kemin Foods announced the appointment of Alex Fink as product manager for its new Fortium natural antioxidant. Fink's job will be to lead brand management for strategic planning, pricing, positioning and communications. Martin Mitchell is ...More
    February 1, 2001 Posted in Articles
  • DCV BioNutritionals/Seltzer Chemicals
    DCV BioNutritionals/Seltzer Chemicals WILMINGTON, Del.--DCV Hyperimmune Egg is a patented dietary ingredient from DCV, which is distributed by Seltzer Chemicals. Hyperimmune Egg contains antibodies and immunoregulatory factors, and is intended for use in nutritional ...More
    February 1, 2001 Posted in Articles, Immune Health
  • SupplySide Asia Set For April in Tokyo
    SupplySide Asia Set For April in Tokyo PHOENIX--Virgo Publishing and Tokyo-based International Nutraceutical Network Inc. (INNI) announced plans to produce the first SupplySide Asia Conference and Symposium April 2 to 4 in Tokyo. The event will be held at the Tokyo American ...More
    February 1, 2001 Posted in Articles
  • Imperial Sugar Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
    Imperial Sugar Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy SUGAR LAND, Texas--Imperial Sugar Co., a processor of refined sugar, filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Jan. 17 to deal with its financial problems. The company has been struggling with plunging prices due to excess sugar supply in the ...More
    February 1, 2001 Posted in Articles
  • Sports Nutrition Market Grows 10 Percent
    Sports Nutrition Market Grows 10 Percent SAN DIEGO--According to the Nutrition Business Journal's (NBJ) December report, consumers spent $4.7 billion in 1999 in the sports nutrition market, which includes sports supplements (pills, powders and pre-mixed drinks), bars and ...More
    February 1, 2001 Posted in Articles
  • News Flash: Fewer Calories = Weight Loss
    News Flash: Fewer Calories = Weight Loss WASHINGTON--In 1999, two of the top ten New York Times best-selling books were diet books. Therefore, it was not surprising when the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) commissioned a report last May to study the effectiveness of ...More
    February 1, 2001 Posted in Articles
  • Warner Jenkinson Pharmaceutical Ingredients
    Warner Jenkinson Pharmaceutical Ingredients SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J.--Warner Jenkinson has introduced a patented tablet color coating system called Spectrafilm. The Spectrafilm system offers more choice and greater economy by permitting the tablet manufacturer to select ...More
    February 1, 2001 Posted in Articles