The business of nutritional bars is booming, with 9-of-the-top-10 brands trending at a double-digit annual growth rate. And that one bar not growing in double digits is the No. 1-selling bar — General Mills’ Fiber One — by a margin of more than $60 million in annual sales.
More than two-thirds of moms who participated in a recent Abbott Nutrition survey revealed they have a picky eater, and 9-out-of-10 of these moms indicated they are unsuccessful at getting their picky eater to eat healthy and nutritious foods every day.
The market for sports nutrition looks good. All categories grouped by Drug Store News in this space — nutrition and energy bars, energy shots and ready-to-drink protein shakes — currently are trending up significantly.
Despite declines in the number of Americans reporting coronary heart disease, rates vary widely between states and between racial and ethnic groups, according to a new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus last week determined Abbott Nutrition could support certain advertising claims made for Similac Advance and Similac Sensitive infant formula. However, NAD recommended that Abbott modify or discontinue certain other claims.
A fifth dietary supplement trade association may be in the early formulation stages, specifically designed to address the Food and Drug Administration's recent issues of New Dietary Ingredient guidance, according to a Nutrition Business Journal report published Wednesday.
The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Tuesday posted a letter to the editor challenging an article critical of dietary supplements that was published July 5 and in the July 27 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
A groundbreaking call center at the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy that delivers medication therapy management services to patients with chronic illnesses utilizes pharmacy technicians certified by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board.
The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Wednesday announced that former White House press secretary Robert Gibbs will be a featured speaker at The Conference, CRN’s annual symposium for the dietary supplement industry.
Naturade on Wednesday announced the mass-market introduction of HealthSmart, a doctor-formulated daily protein ready-to-drink shake that will serve as a comprehensive source of nutrition for active adults.
Those within the mass-market beauty industry are wise not to rest on their laurels, as research indicates that sales of prestige makeup and skin care in U.S. department stores surpassed pre-recession volume in the first half of 2011, according to market research company the NPD Group.
The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Wednesday announced that Thomas Goetz, author and executive editor of Wired magazine, will make the opening address to attendees of The Conference, CRN’s annual symposium for the dietary supplement industry.