NPI Measures for the Month of April 2005

Welcome to the April 2005 NPI Measures

NPI Measures

Vol. 1, Issue 4 - Preliminary ruling rejected the proposed European Union ban on a wide variety of food supplements; Proliant Health Ingredients concluded a study on the company's ImmunoLin®; Positive news about both Vitamin E and C; Utah Natural Products Alliance (UNPA) announces that ‘no sales of ephedra’ as a condition of membership.

NPI Measures - April 2005 - Vol. 1, Iss. 4 (Measures PDF, 154KB)

Part 1: Mergers and Acquisitions (April 2005)
Companies in the News: Kraft, Arla Foods, Campina, Apprise Media LLC, Spectrum Equity Investors, Canon Communications, NSF International Strategic Registrations, Ltd., Deloitte & Touche Quality Registrar Inc., Cargill, Schierstedter Schokoladefabrik GmbH & Co. KG, Ludwig Schokolade GmbH & Co. KG, DSM, Gilde, Fonterra, National Foods, San Miguel Corporation, Technology Flavors & Fragrances, Inc., FFG Industries, Inc., CK Life Sciences International (Holdings) Ltd., Sante Naturelle A.G., NutraCea, RiceX, The Hain Celestial Group, Inc., Zia Cosmetics, Inc., Pharmstandard Group, Phytopharm NN, Great Spirit Ventures, LLC, The Natural Dentist(R), DSM Food Specialties, Oterap Holding, Dynamic Health Products, Inc., Dynamic Marketing, Inc., based Aarhus United A/S, United International Enterprises Ltd.
Part 2: Licensing, IP and Alliances (April 2005)
Companies in the News: Martek Biosciences Corporation, Pharmessen, Inc., Endomatrix Inc., Unigen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Groupe DANONE, Yakult Honsha Co., Yakult Danone India Private Limited, Ocean Nutrition Canada Limited, Clearwater Fine Foods Inc., Natural Factors, Ortho Molecular Products, The Baker, IntegraMed America, Inc., Theralogix, Chrysantis, Inc., Ball Horticulture , ZeaVision, L.L.C., Senomyx, Inc., Nestle SA, GeneScan USA, Inc., Eurofins Group, Health Sciences Group, Inc., DNP International Co., Inc, Hormos Medical Corporation, Linnea AS, Tate & Lyle, Alleggra Foods Limited, Unilever Ventures, NutraCea, W. F. Young, Inc., Phosphagenics Limited, Swisse Vitamins Pty Ltd, Renaissance Herbs, Glykon Technologies Group, LLC, Diversa Corporation, Cargill Health and Food Technologies, Imagenetix, Inc., Cymbiotics, Inc., Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Country Life Vitamins, Kikkoman Corporation.
Part 3: Financial / Business (April 2005)
Companies in the News: Balchem Corporation, Nutraceutical International Corporation, Omega Protein Corporation, Shiseido Co., Puleva Biotech SA, Ebro Puleva, Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc., Pharmanex, DSM, NBTY, Inc., Organic Holding Company, Inc., Briazz, Inc. , Uplift Equity Partners LLC, Shanghai Industrial Holdings, Clover Corp Ltd, Nature's Sunshine Products, Inc., OraLabs Holding Corp., Hovid Bhd., PacificHealth Laboratories, Inc., CoolBrands International Inc., Herbal Science Sdn Bhd, VitaCube Systems Holdings, Inc., The Shemano Group, S.W. Bach & Company, Neidiger Tucker Bruner, Inc., CAROTECH Bhd, Chr. Hansen, Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc., Ajinomoto Co, Inc., Whole Living, Inc., Nutrition 21, Inc., Midsummer Investment LTD, Cross Atlantic Partners, Uplift Equity Partners, Enable Capital Management LLC., Weider Nutrition International, Inc., Phillips Health, LLC, Lifeway Foods, Inc., Technology Flavors & Fragrances, Inc., Pure World, INC., Allergy Research Group, Inc.
Part 4: Industry and Market (April 2005)
Companies in the News:, National Nutritional Foods Association, NOW Foods, New Hope Natural Media, Cadbury Schweppes Plc, Coca-Cola Great Britain and Ireland, Danone, GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, Kerry Ingredients, Kraft Foods UK Ltd, Masterfoods, McNeil Nutritionals Ltd, Nestlé UK Ltd, Premier International Foods, Dietary Supplement Education Alliance, The Vitamin Shoppe, Utah Natural Products Alliance, AOAC International, Council for Responsible Nutrition, Eastman Chemical Company, Gumlink A/S, Reliv International, Inc., Iovate Health Sciences Research Inc., Miami Research Associates.
Part 5: Science, Research and Technology (April 2005)
Companies in the News: Acatris, PL Thomas, Laila Nutraceuticals, Nurture, Inc., Earthrise Nutritionals , Cyanotech Corp., NCSRT, Inc., GTC Nutrition, Corn Products International, Inc., Sabinsa Corporation, Nordic Naturals, Mead Johnson Nutritionals, The Solae Company, Cognis, Nutrition 21, Inc., Natural Ovens, Ross Products, Abbott Laboratories, Proliant Health Ingredients, Martek, Enzymotec, Radiant Research, Bioforce USA.
Part 6: Legal & Regulatory (April 2005)
Companies in the News: National Nutritional Foods Association, for Nutraceutical international Corp., McNeil Nutritionals, Johnson & Johnson, MuscleTech Research and Development Inc.(Iovate), Berkeley Premium Nutraceuticals.
Part 7: Products & Services (April 2005)
Companies in the News: Swiss Research, Inc., Herbalife Ltd., Ancient Sun, Ajinomoto U.S.A., Inc., Cyvex Nutrition, Inc., Multisorb Technologies, Country Life, Rodale Inc., Windmill Health Products, Nisshin Pharma, Nisshin Seifun, Eat Well Be Well Foods, Inc., Nature’s Harmony, PowerBar, Nestle SA, OrderDog, Pharmline, Ayurceutics, Gatorade, Givaudan Flavours, HABA Laboratories, Natural Emphasis, Cognis Nutrition & Health, Nature’s Path Foods, Triarco.
Part 8: People (April 2005)
Companies in the News: Wild Oats Markets, Inc., Penn Traffic Company, Nash Finch Company, Kroger Company, Lifeline Therapeutics, Inc., 3M Company, General Electric Diagnostic Imaging Division, Becton Dickinson Labware, Levlad Corp., nSpired Natural Foods, Balance Bar, ZonePerfect Nutrition, The Dial Corporation, Nutritional Laboratories International, Inc., Botaniex, Inc., Geni Herbs, Herbalife Ltd., Jarrow Formulas, Inc., Takeda Pharmaceuticals, Nature Sweet Inc. , Blue California, Swiss Medica, Nutrition 21, Inc., New Morning Corporation, Council for Responsible Nutrition, General Nutrition Corporation.
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