From basic definitions, to product manufacturers’ strategy, to consumers changing and sometimes conflicting attitudes, the industry growing up around biotechnology is moving at lightning speed, often without waiting for all the players to catch up.
With heavy reliance on Chinese production facilities for raw materials and ingredients, natural products and dietary supplement companies are being forced to rethink their predominantly sole-source supply chain.
Rejecting adulterated ingredients sent by suppliers isn’t enough for supplement brands to ensure a quality industry; destruction is the answer per NOW Foods’ Jim Emme.
Natural products community has made it clear it doesn't want the show to go on this week; New Hope intends to announce a new date, and possibly a different location, by mid-April.
CBD has upended the natural products industry, but challenges await formulators hoping to apply the new ingredient.