Nutrition Business Journal

Douglas Invests in Bioactives Development

Q&A with L. Douglas Lioon, CEO of Douglas Labs, an Atrium company

NBJ: How’s business in the practitioner supplement segment?

DL: In the United States, the vitamin and dietary supplement market is mainly driven by an ageing population’s trend towards healthy living. In 2006, the health care practitioner channel should attain annual growth above the industry’s average. Specifically, this channel is expected to continue its strong growth at an annual rate of 6-8% over the next five years. At Douglas Laboratories, strategic initiative

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