The Natural Foods Merchandiser secret shopper visited a natural products co-op in the South to test its staff's knowledge on palm oil. Here's how the store did and how you can help your customers with similar questions.
Collagen is breaking through capsule and tablet formulations and is going far afield in providing consumers with a range of intake options.
Companies expand targeted nutrients beyond fats (and sources beyond fish) as they build a sustainable omega market.
More than a dozen beverages featuring algae debuted at Natural Products Expo West 2017. Here's more on where else this sustainable ingredient is showing up.
The future is golden for turmeric and curcumin. Here's a look at the categories where use of the functional ingredient is growing.
Education is key to the continued boom of this blockbuster ingredient. Here's a rundown of the state of the science on cannabidiol.
Confidence in the supply chain is easy to understand, but difficult to achieve; what does it look like to you?
From a small-farmer renaissance to impending legislation and court decisions, these are some of the most important hemp happenings to watch.
On a recent trip to India, we visited several farms with exclusive contracts for Sabinsa Corp. Here’s what we learned about the relationship with the farms—the source of botanical ingredient raw material.
But the hemp industry counsels stores to be educated and chill.