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Each day at 5 p.m. we collect the five top food and supplement headlines of the day, making it easy for you to catch up on today's most important natural products industry news.

Exo embraces its No. 1 ingredient: crickets

Exo is making a bold move with new packaging and marketing that puts the star ingredient of its bars—crickets—front and center. Now that more edible insect brands have emerged, cofounder Greg Sewitz says Exo wants to differentiate its brand and “start owning the cricket in the room.” Read more at Digiday…

 

Nail polish made with mussel shells? There’s an offal lot of potential in fish waste

The team at the Ocean Frontier Institute in Nova Scotia, Canada, is exploring ways to turn waste from fish—like oils and shells—into value-added products like nail polish and road salts. The key is figuring out how to scale up their projects. Read more at CBC News…

 

Baylor researchers investigating if carnitine supplement might prevent some autism

Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine suspect that a body’s lack of the amino acid derivative carnitine might be involved in triggering mild cases of autism. Carnitine is present in meats, eggs and dairy and available as a supplement. Read more at The Houston Chronicle...

 

5 fresh examples of customer experience innovation

Companies, including retailers, need to aggressively innovate to stay relevant in today’s fast-paced world. Empowering customers, giving back and embracing transparency are just a few places to start. Read more at Forbes…

 

Sprouts boosts refrigeration efficiency with new system

A Sprouts Farmers Market store in Woodstock, Georgia, claims to have the first CO2 booster system with ejector technology in the U.S. Combined with companion compression technology, the system can boost energy efficiency in warmer climates. Read more at Progressive Grocer…

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