NPI Measures for the Month of May 2005

Welcome to the May 2005 NPI Measures

NPI Measures

Vol. 1, Issue 5 - Canada’s Food Inspection Agency released results of a ‘sweep’ of nutritional supplements and meal replacement products • NOW Foods foray into natural personal care • American Botanical Council (ABC) aggressively responded to the announcement of an unpublished Mayo clinic trial • The Journal of the American Dietetic Association noted that different calcium species might appear as ingredients in orange juice

NPI Measures - May 2005 - Vol. 1, Iss. 5 (Measures PDF, 435KB)

Part 1: Mergers and Acquisitions (May 2005)
Companies in the News: United International Enterprises, Aarhus United A/S, Melker Schörling, Karlshamns, Nutrinnovator Holdings PLC, Provexis Limited, SunOpta Inc., Earthwise Processors LLC, Cadbury Schweppes, Green & Black's, Natraceutical, NOW Foods, Burnham Labs, PAI Partners, Chr. Hansen.
Part 2: Licensing, IP and Alliances (May 2005)
Companies in the News: Imperial Optical, Inc., DaVinci Laboratories, Enzymatic Therapy, Shaper & Brummer, GmbH & Co. KG, InterHealth Nutraceuticals Inc., Lifeway Foods, Inc., Target Corporation, PharmaNutrients, Fytokem Products Inc., Unimarck Pharma (India) Ltd., LTP Lipid Technologies Provider AB, General Nutrition Corporation, P.L. Thomas & Co., Inc., LycoRed Natural Products Industries, Ltd., Fonterra, Clover, Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods & Oils, United Natural Foods, Inc., Pharmachem Laboratories, Inc., Proprietary Nutritionals, Inc., Bumble Bee Seafoods, Leiner Health Products, Glanbia Nutritionals, Nurture Inc, O.C. Lugo Company, Allied Biotech Corp., Blue California, Senomyx, Inc., Kraft Foods Global, Inc., Biogaia AB.

Brands: Remifemin®, CitriMax®, Tyrostat(TM), Canadian Willowherb(TM), Olibra, Total Lean, OatVantage.
Part 3: Financial / Business (May 2005)
Companies in the News: United Natural Foods, Inc., Planet Organic Health Corp., Vital Living Inc., Frutarom, Gero Vita International, Natrol, Inc., DSM Nutritional Products, Nutrition 21, Inc., Imperial Ginseng Products Ltd., Carrington Laboratories, Inc., Kyowa Hakko Kogyo Co., Ltd., Comax Flavors, Mannatech, Inc., NutraCea(R), Wild Oats Markets, Inc., GNC Corporation, MGP Ingredients, Inc., AMS Health Sciences, Inc., Spectrum Organic Products, Inc., SunOpta Inc., Advitech Inc., Reliv International, Inc., The Hain Celestial Group, Inc., Whole Foods Market, Inc., Herbalife Ltd., Natural Alternatives International, Inc., Atrium Biotechnologies Inc., CV Technologies Inc., Natural Health Trends Corp.
Part 4: Industry and Market (May 2005)
Companies in the News: Guelph Food Technology Centre, Enzymotec, Biodar, LycoRed, National Nutritional Foods Association, Paul Yamaguchi & Associates, Inc., Dietary Supplement Education Alliance, Publix, Virgo Publishing,, Utah Natural Products Alliance, Sibu, LLC.
Part 5: Science, Research and Technology (May 2005)
Companies in the News: Orafti, LaneLabs, Acatris, Inc., Advitech Inc., Martek Biosciences, Nutrition 21, Inc.

Brands: Raftilose®, Benefin, Remifemin®, LinumLife® EXTRA, Suntheanine, Diachrome®, Chromax®.

Part 6: Legal & Regulatory (May 2005)
Companies in the News: Tedco, Inc., Albion Advanced Nutrition, The Master's Miracle, American Herbal Products Association, Council for Responsible Nutrition, National Nutritional Foods Association, Ultimate Nutrition, Chemi S.p.A., Pigmentos Vegetales del Centro (PIVEG), Kemin Industries, Coca-Cola Services S.A, Cargill Ltd., Sabinsa Corporation, President's Choice, Power-Bar, Jamieson.
Part 7: Products & Services (May 2005)
Companies in the News: ShopNBC, Isomers Laboratories, Biocell, Pronova Biocare, Guayakí, Purdue Products L.P., Healthy Directions, Doctors' Preferred, LLC, Country Life(R), Cevena Bioproducts, Marks & Spencer, Natrol, Inc., New Chapter Inc., Organic India, Stellar Pharmaceuticals Inc., G. Pohl-Boskamp GmbH, Jarrow Formulas’, Sigma-tau HealthScience, Suntory Ltd., House Foods Corp., Decas Botanical Synergies, Acatris, Inc., Tate & Lyle, ConAgra Foods, Biodar, Forbes Medi-Tech Inc., Kesko, Scanvit Ltd.

Brands: Senokot™, Iron-Tek®, Viscofiber®, brainSpeed(TM), Tulsi Tea, Uracyst, Ester Carnitine™, Mineralist, FenuLife®,
Rebalance System™ 33 and Carb Optimizer ™ 50, Hunt's®, Orville Redenbacher's®, BetaCote™, Reducol™.

Part 8: People (May 2005)
Companies in the News: GNC Corporation, Herbalife Ltd., Martin Nutraceuticals Inc., Galaxy Nutritional Foods, The Holmes Group, Sabinsa Corporation, Garden State Nutritionals, Aveda Corporation , Nutritional Laboratories International, Inc., SourceOne Global Partners, Uncle Matt’s Organic, Chr. Hansen, Reliv International, Inc., AMS Health Sciences, Inc., Imagenetix, GTC Nutrition.
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