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    The Botanical Supply Chain Problem of 2021

    The start of the new year was a sign of hope, more so than any other year in recent history. However, even as we wait for things to get better, nutraceutical companies are facing severe supply chain problems due to increases in demand and transportation problems brought on by the pandemic.

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    Quality Is the Key Ingredient to Successful Manufacturing

    The president of Wellington Foods, a leading contract manufacturer of nutraceuticals, explains why quality should be an organization’s top priority. This approach helps manufacturers achieve better process control and plan for significant growth without worrying about highly complex manufacturing processes.

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    2019 Nutraceutical Trends: Relevant During COVID-19

    Five major trends hit nutraceuticals last year. For the most part, those trends played out as expected. What was not expected was for the year to end in the COVID-19 pandemic. We’d like to take a look at how the pandemic has changed last year’s trends and what the future likely holds for the nutraceutical industry.

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    Top 5 Nutraceutical Trends: Going Green With Packaging

    Plastic is the new GMO. It’s experiencing similar ostracization due to the large amounts of plastic produced each year that winds up in landfills and in the ocean. Moving away from a plastic dependency requires nutraceutical companies to be prepared with innovative ideas and a manufacturing process that is easily adaptable.

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    Top 5 Nutraceutical Trends of 2019 – Pet Supplements

    Supplements aren’t just for people anymore. The pet supplement market has grown with the human supplement market and there’s every indication that it will continue to do so. Taking advantage of this trend involves producing better quality supplements, conducting clinical research, and embracing technology to improve production.

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    Top 5 Nutraceutical Trends in 2019 — Nutricosmetics

    In 2019, more nutraceutical companies are nudging their way into the cosmetics space with the concept of “beauty from within.” With a focus on how nutrition affects physical appearance, nutricosmetics bridge the gap between nutrition and beauty and open new opportunities for supplement companies.

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    Top 5 Nutraceutical Trends in 2018 - Conducting Clinical Trials on Nutraceuticals

    Nutraceutical companies have never been required to conduct clinical trials. However, many are now voluntarily taking on this endeavor to show that their products work as advertised. This adds legitimacy to nutraceuticals and provides a better value for consumers, but the complexity of clinical trials presents a significant hurdle.

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    Top 5 Nutraceutical Trends in 2018 - Getting Creative With Protein

    The protein supplement category is no longer exclusively for hardcore athletes. The general population is now full of people who are concerned that they’re not getting enough protein in their diets. These consumers are increasingly turning to supplements to fill the void.

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    Top 5 Nutraceutical Trends in 2018 - Exploring Different Delivery Methods

    The nutraceutical world is constantly evolving to meet consumer needs and the search for alternative delivery forms is a prime example of this. To combat pill fatigue, supplements now come in liquids, powders, lotions and sprays, but companies embracing innovation need to be aware of the challenges they face.

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    Top 5 Nutraceutical Trends in 2018 – Functional Foods

    The dietary supplement and functional foods markets overlap to a certain extent. Rather than trying to resist this, nutraceutical companies can get the best of both worlds by expanding their offerings to include functional snacks and beverages.

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    Avoiding the Top 5 Violations of 21 CFR Part 111

    All dietary supplement companies must comply with the CGMPs outlined in 21 CFR Part 111. However, doing this and recording it is easier said than done. The top 5 violations recorded by the FDA show which areas need the most improvement and how automated systems can help

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    Using a QMS to Qualify Your Suppliers

    Adulterated supplements and adverse events have long been the bane of the nutraceutical industry. However, this shouldn’t and doesn’t have to be the norm. By qualifying suppliers or ingredients, nutraceutical companies not only comply with CGMPs, they also protect their customers.

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    Regulatory Barriers to Innovation for Startups

    France and Europe are witnessing an explosion of life science innovation from new startups. But what separates the winners from the losers? Learn how to successfully overcome regulatory barriers and get your product to market quicker.

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    Using the Newly-Approved Dietary Fibers in Supplements

    Many consumers don't get enough fiber, leading to health problems that are especially prevalent as people get older. Fiber supplements can help fill the gap, and now the FDA has expanded its definition of dietary fiber to include eight more sources.

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    What the FDA’s New Ruling Means for Caffeine Supplements

    Most of us need caffeine to get through the day, whether from coffee, soda or energy drinks. For those seeking alternate sources, nutraceutical companies have been happy to oblige. However, recent headlines about dangerous caffeine supplements and subsequent action by the FDA might be worrisome to consumers and manufacturers.

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    Top 5 Up-and-Coming Trends for Nutraceuticals in 2018

    Business is booming for nutraceuticals as consumers turn to vitamins, minerals, herbs, innovative foods and other natural products to improve their health. The industry has expanded its focus to not just provide natural, clean products but also innovative, high-quality ones. The five biggest trends for 2018 reflect this, bringing new steps and creativity to the product development process.

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