Natural Foods Merchandiser

Solid Growth for the Nutritional RMIS Market

On one side, dietary supplement, personal care and functional food ingredient suppliers say they are feeling the pinch associated with bad debt and tighter access to capital and credit, and are still dealing with the blows that rising fuel prices and currency fluctuations delivered in 2007 and the first half of 2008. Others point to a slowdown in finished product development that is predicted to grow more sluggish in the coming year.

But, on a more positive note, many suppliers interviewed by Nutrition Business Journal say they have felt few ramifications of the U.S. economic downturn and financial system meltdown and continue to experience solid growth

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