News / Yesterday

Tyson Foods Acquires AdvancePierre for $4.2 Billion

Tyson Foods Inc. and AdvancePierre Foods Holdings Inc. have entered into a$4.2 billion merger agreement to acquire all of AdvancePierre’s outstanding common shares for $40.25 per share in cash. AdvancePierre is a leading national producer of ready-to-eat lunch and dinner sandwiches, sandwich components and snacks, with product categories that are complementary to Tyson’s current offerings.

News / April 21, 2017

Anlit Helps Kids to Get More Omega-3s the Fun and Tasty Way

Anlit, Ltd., launched a high DHA+EPA omega-3 supplement in a single, fish-shaped chew for children and adults. Anlit will present this supplement and other functional gummies and chews at Vitafoods Europe, May 9-11, 2017, in Geneva.

News / April 19, 2017

Post Holdings to Buy Weetabix for US$1.8B

Post Holdings will approximately US$1.8 billion to acquire Weetabix, a leading U.K.-based packaged food company that primarily produces ready-to-eat (RTE) cereal products spanning branded and private label. Weetabix holds the No. 2 overall position in the U.K., and its portfolio includes the iconic Weetabix brand as well as Alpen, Barbara’s, Weetos, and Ready Brek.

News / April 18, 2017

Supplement OWL Webinar to Prepare Industry for Registry Launch

In anticipation of the Supplement OWL launch this month, nearly 200 dietary supplement industry executives have registered for a free webinar presented by the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, and Natural Products INSIDER, the leading media brand from Informa’s Global Health & Nutrition Network.

News / April 13, 2017

The Supplement OWL is Gaining Momentum

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) is encouraging its member companies who market dietary supplements to submit their product labels to the Supplement OWL (Online Wellness Library), a new dietary supplement product label registry set to launch in April.

News / April 12, 2017

Ingenium, Naturex's Open Innovation Program Celebrates Its First Birthday

Launched in March 2016, the Ingenium Program, which aims to advance technological breakthroughs and accelerate the introduction of new products through external collaborations, has seen a number of significant achievements during its first year and is well-positioned to support Naturex in reaching its Bright2020 (5-year plan) objectives.

News / April 11, 2017

Cargill, in close collaboration with its partners, drives sector transformation in Ghana

Today, Cargill celebrated the establishment of its own licensed buying company (LBC) – Cargill Kokoo Sourcing Ltd – in Ghana, in the presence of Deputy Minister for Trade and Industry, Hon. Carlos Kingsley Ahenkorah; Deputy Minister designate for Food and Agriculture, Hon William Quaitoo; the Ambassador of the United States to Ghana, H.E Robert P. Jackson; the Ambassador of the Netherlands to Ghana, H.E Ron Strikker; representative of the Chief Executive Officer, COCOBOD; and representatives from Cargill.

News / April 10, 2017

NOW Founder Passed Away

Elwood Richard, founder of natural products industry leader NOW Foods, has passed away after a lengthy battle with cancer. He will be remembered for his significant impact on the health food channel through the decades.

News / April 7, 2017

Industry Gets Smart: Nutrition Companies Embracing New Technology, Survey Shows

Almost two thirds of nutrition companies are implementing new forms of technology, with around half increasing their R&D spend this year, new research has shown. The findings, from a survey of organizers of Vitafoods Europe, suggest that visitors to this year's event will discover more technological innovation than ever before.

News / April 6, 2017

Mythocondro® obtains GRAS Status by FDA

Gnosis S.p.A. announced the FDA has positively finalized its determination that Mythocondro®, the Non-Animal Chondroitin Sulfate, has a granted GRAS Status (Generally Recognized as Safe) for the proposed uses as a food ingredient.

News / April 5, 2017

ADM Introduces Onavita™ DHA Algal Oil

Archer Daniels Midland Company today introduced Onavita™ DHA algal oil, a new DHA produced from a high-quality, reliable U.S. algae supply.