Welcome to the June 2005 NPI Measures
| Vol. 1, Issue 5 - Some noise in reaction to notices issued by the Italian and UK Regulatory Authorities regarding adverse event reports linked to Coleus forskohlii in Italy; US-based NBTY, Inc. regained the spotlight with the acquisition of Solgar Vitamin; Saga of Berkeley Premium Nutraceuticals continued as attorneys general in Arkansas, Illinois, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon and Texas file civil suit against the company and owner Burke International; The owner of the trademark of the name 'rooibos' has notified the US Patent and Trademark Office that the company has "voluntarily surrender[ed]" the trademark |
NPI Measures - June 2005 - Vol. 1, Iss. 5 (Measures PDF, 434KB)
| Part 1: Mergers and Acquisitions|
Companies in the News: Penton Media, Inc, New Hope Natural Media, Shows International, Acatris Holding BV, Royal Schouten Group NV, TD Capital, H.J. Heinz Co., Groupe Danone, Weider Nutrition International, Inc., Atlantic Grupa, SunOpta Inc., Cleugh's Frozen Foods, Inc., Sunset Brands, Inc., U.S. Mills, Inc., Orkla ASA, Collett Pharma, Ferd Private Equity Fund, Pronova Biocare, Frutarom, A.M. Todd Botanical Therapeutics, NBTY, Inc., SISU Inc., Premier Foods, Marlow Foods, Solgar Vitamin and Herb, Wyeth Consumer Healthcare, Naturex, S.A., Pure World, Inc., Earthwise Processors, LLC.
| Part 2: Licensing, IP and Alliances |
Companies in the News: Omega Biotech Corporation, Global Total Well-Being Co. Ltd., Burke International, Rooibos, Ltd., Novogen Ltd, Calpis Co., Ltd., Unilever, Javalution Coffee Company, Europa Sports Products, Inc., Phytomedics Inc., Kirin, Yakult Honsha, NutraCea, Humanetics Corporation, Novartis AG, East African Botanicals, Diversa Corporation.
| Part 3: Financial / Business |
Companies in the News: Metabolife International, Cevena Bioproducts, Inc., Golden Opportunities Fund, Foragen Technologies Limited Partnership, AVAC, Ltd., INS Bioscience Bhd, Solae Co., Glanbia, Danisco, Ocean Nutrition Canada Limited, WILD Flavors Berlin GmbH & Co. KG, Leiner Health Products Inc., GoForLife Labs, Fuji Chemical Industry Co., Ltd., Astavita, Zila, Inc., Ajinomoto, Martek Biosciences Corporation, Cargill Health & Food Technologies.
| Part 4: Industry and Market |
Companies in the News: Planet Organic Health Corp., Sabinsa Corporation, Virgo Publishing, Taiyo Kagaku, Dorian Yates Approved, LLC, NOW Foods, Inc., Consumerlab.com, Loders Croklaan, Jelly Belly Candy Co., BestSweet Inc., Nu Skin Enterprises, Nordic Naturals, Inc., Cyanotech Corporation, BioLogic Health Solutions Pty Ltd., KGK Synergize, Pharmanex.
| Part 5: Science, Research and Technology |
Companies in the News: The Quigley Corporation, Symrise GmbH & Co. KG, Nutrition 21, Inc., Polyphenolics, Constellation Wines U.S., NutriPharma, Advitech Inc., Proliant Health Ingredients, HerbalScience LLC, Pharmanex, Nu Skin Enterprises.
| Part 6: Legal & Regulatory |
Companies in the News: InterHealth Nutraceuticals Inc., Chrysantis(TM), Inc., Nutrition 21, Inc., Lonza Group, Nutraceutical Corporation, Berkeley Premium Nutraceuticals, Lifekey Inc., Warner Health Care, Boland Naturals, Wagner Nutraceuticals, Gero Vita International, Tropicana Products, Inc., Sabinsa Corporation.
| Part 7: Products & Services |
Companies in the News: Jarrow Formulas’, Bioriginal Food & Science Corp., Trace Minerals Research, Organix-South, Inc., TUFF GUYZ Corporation, Sans Sucre, J.R. Carlson Laboratories, FungusAmongUs(TM), Universal Food & Beverage Company, Nuskin Enterprises, Pharmanex, Taiyo Kagaku, Humanetics Corporation, AST Sports Science, House of Brussels Chocolates, Yoplait, Glanbia Nutritionals, Chrysantis(TM), Inc., Ball Horticultural Company, Nestle SA, Coca Cola, Zeria Pharmaceutical, Response Scientific, Inc., Tharos Laboratories, Inc., Nature’s Sources, LLC, Nutraceutix, General Nutrition Centers, Inc., Saratoga Supplements, The Solae Company, Unigen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Healthy Directions, LLC.
| Part 8: People |
Companies in the News: Ameritech International Corp., NOW Foods, Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc., Health Enhancement Products, Inc., Cognis Nutrition & Health, GNC Corporation, Nature’s Path Foods, NSF International, Sciona, Herbalife Ltd., Kyowa Hakko Kogyo co., Ltd., Glanbia plc, VitaCube Systems Holdings, Inc., SourceOne Global Partners, Kyowa Hakko U.S.A..