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Food Supplement Trends For 2020

The global wellness market is expected to reach $249.4 billion by 2020, at a CAGR of 6.4% compared to 183.1 billion in 2015.

Own Label Products for Retail Brands

From super charged smoothies to sleeping aids, it’s clear to see the growth of wellness in the UK is at an all time high. One of the biggest health and beauty retailers in the UK even has a designated “wellness” space in their newest Covent Garden store. This space boasts over 36 new brands and […]

Apple Seeds and Brand Development

Did you know – Apples aren’t true to seed, meaning when you plant an apple, sometimes it doesn’t grow into the same variety of apple that it came from.

Sustained Release Pellets in 2020

If you attended Supply Side West in Las Vegas last week you will likely be aware that the biggest news on the block is CBD. The show was confused between a supplement industry that had little innovation that could support European claims and the ever-expanding cannabis industry that was clearly willing to pay for stands […]

What Are Beauty Claims?

What are claims? While researching for your next beauty product you may notice that a lot of vitamins and minerals come equipped with EFSA approved health claims that can be placed on pack. However, unlike health claims, a beauty from within claim regulates what you can say from a visual perspective, allowing you to be […]

Vitamin D – The New Best Seller

Vitamin D is now the UK’s most popular single food supplement as sales of vitamin D supplements increased by 7% in 2018. According to Mintel, around 33% of supplement buyers and consumers chose to purchase vitamin D supplements, followed closely by vitamin C at 27%. Around £442 million was spent on vitamins in 2018 within […]

Sleep Supplements – A Growing Food Supplement Market

Sleeping disorders will affect almost 50% of the adult population, and 30% of children between the ages of 10-18, with the most common cause being from insomnia. Insomnia is defined when the person is having one or more of the following symptoms; difficulty staying asleep, waking up several times a night, waking up earlier than […]

How Are Capsules Made?

What are capsules? In 1968, the use of capsules rose within the medical industry as an alternative way of consuming medicines and food supplements without the negative effects of bad tastes and bitterness that often-put people off consuming tablets. The most popular form of capsule is the hard-shelled capsule, which often contain dry powdered ingredients. […]

Lonza launch new clean label capsule range

Lonza launch new clean label capsule range In 2020, France will ban the use of titanium dioxide as a food additive after the country’s health and safety agency said there is not enough evidence to guarantee the safety of the substance. Titanium dioxide is widely used within the industry as a whitener in capsule shells […]

Are We Becoming Obsessed With Protein?

Do you feel you are getting enough protein? The question proves to be its own answer. If you worry about protein intake you are almost certainly eating enough. This is the new paradox of what is being described as a protein obsession – for many, people assume protein means healthy and good. A good way […]

Does Your Gut Health Affect Your Mental Health?

Your microbiome – the diverse population of bacteria that live within your gastrointestinal tract plays an important role in the health of your gut and other aspects of your physical health, from inflammatory skin disorders to obesity.

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