Nature’s Bounty, a leading US brand under the $3 billion business portfolio of commercial giant NBTY Company, introduces products to UK for the first time.
The new Hey Like Wow range has launched in the UK in a bid to naturally quench the thirst of those with a sweet tooth.
Viridian Nutrition MD Cheryl Thallon has told Channel 4 News that business has been booming at the Daventry-based company since the EU Referendum last June.
Durham-based natural supplement company Natural Nutrients has announced it has received an investment of £125k.
Recently launched VMS brand Prime Fifty – which offers targeted supplements for the over 50s – has just kicked off its first national TV ad campaign on Sky.
A panel of scientists has accused the supplements industry of “heavily marketing” pregnancy multivitamins to mothers-to-be who, they argue, do not in the main need them. Writing in Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin, the scientists say they reviewed a wide body of research and found that specialist pregnancy supplements did not boost the health of mothers […]
A new risk-benefit method for evaluating micronutrient intake developed by Dutch scientists could help end the reliance on outdated approaches to the setting of vitamin and mineral levels, says the Alliance for Natural Health (ANH). The ANH commissioned the Dutch study in an effort to cut through the “considerable confusion” over what levels are optimum […]
Maximum Permitted Levels for vitamins and the UK’s ability to “retain sovereignty over key policy areas like health” will be major areas of focus for Consumers for Health Choice in 2016. CHC’s latest quarterly newsletter sets out the activity taken by CHC so far this year and outlines the future activity it will take to […]
Schwabe Nature’s Way is aiming to breathe new life into the VMS category by adding an innovative range of premium soft jells to its popular Alive! portfolio. Founded in 1968, Nature’s Way produces a wide range of quality food supplements in the US worth around $1 billion a year, including Alive! which is one of […]
Solgar has launched a selected range of 55 products into Holland & Barrett stores in Ireland. Solgar says the move is part of a pilot programme aimed at extending availability of its products to a broader demographic of vitamin and supplement shoppers. In a letter to its retail customers Solgar says the move follows consumer […]
Leading vitamins manufacturer Quest has launched a new training manual tailored specifically for retailers. Created by its in-house team of nutritionists and technicians, the Quest Technical Manual includes comprehensive brand information and the full product range within a handy, fully indexed manual. Key health issues and concerns have also been identified with accompanying product suggestions, […]
The results of a two-year-old study conducted by Dr Tim Byers of the University of Colorado Cancer Centre have been touted in the press as ‘new’ findings that highlight the negative effects of taking more than the RDA of vitamins. Newspapers, including the Daily Mail, reported that a “new study” had found that taking too […]
London-based start-up Sibberi has brought its natural Birch Water to the UK market. The only brand with no added sugar, Birch Water is 100% birch sap, tapped straight from the trunk of birch trees, and contains only five calories per 100ml. The sap is naturally enriched with antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and amino acids and has […]
The Virtue brand has launched as the UK’s lowest calorie ice tea (19 calories per 100ml) and the only one enriched with vitamins and minerals. The initial Virtue Ice Tea range comes in Lemon and Strawberry & Peach varieties and contain no refined sugar and no artificial ingredients, aiming to appeal to health-conscious consumers looking […]
Gourmet Spirulina, the first spirulina food range, has launched in the UK in a bid to take spirulina from dietary supplement to tasty superfood. The new range of convenient foods consists of Crunchies, Nibs and Petals which are rich in vitamins, iron and antioxidants, and have a high phycocyanin rate of between 18% and 25%. […]
Warrior Greens is a new super greens blend from Bodybuilding Warehouse designed to detox, improve health and boost vitality. Packed with ingredients including avocado, spinach, kale, wheatgrass and broccoli to provide fibre, vitamins, minerals and digestive enzymes, the orange-flavoured product is sweetened with stevia. Kieran Fisher, Bodybuilding Warehouse MD, commented: “There are many nutrients and […]
The natural health industry must be on its guard as it enters 2015, a year that could see political upheaval in Britain and renewed regulatory activity in Brussels. That was the warning given at the annual Consumers for Health Choice (CHC) Parliamentary reception, which was held at the House of Commons yesterday evening. The event, […]
Cornish health store Archie Browns has launched a new retail website offering healthy foods, vitamins, supplements, natural beauty products and eco-friendly cleaning products. The shop, which has two branches – one in Truro and one in Penzance – says the e-commerce venture offers the same friendly and helpful advice they provide in store by offering […]
Consumers for Health Choice has warned that a new crop of inexperienced MEPs might be persuaded to vote in favour of very low maximum permitted levels (MPLs) for vitamins and minerals. The grassroots consumer body has warned that a turnover of more than half of the EU Parliament in May elections could reduce access to […]
The recently launched Mello brand is the UK’s first and only raw fresh melon juice range. Available in two varieties – Watermelon and Cantaloupe – the range aims to fill the gap between sugar-laden soft drinks and ‘health drink’ offerings which the company says many consumers don’t find palatable. The juices are produced using high […]