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Fermentation – The Ultimate in Bioavailable Nutrients & GI Comfort
Fermentation is one of the oldest food processes known to man and perfectly represents the current “retrovolution” movement in nutrition, where consumers are looking back to ancient methods of processing and clean labels to...
The Importance of Botanical Identity & the NY Attorney General One Year Later
Just over one year ago, the NY Attorney General sent cease-and-desist letters to four major retailers: GNC, Target, Walgreens and Wal-Mart, after laboratory testing suggested that certain dietary supplements pulled from each of the...
What Does “Natural” Mean to Your Customers? Let the FDA Know!
We ARE the Natural Product Industry! We are a passionate group of people who love what we do, and it is a very exciting time to be in business. However, the term “natural” is...
Seaweed Shortage Highlights the Need for Stable, Sustainable Supply
A certain type of red seaweed—agar, the jelly used in petri dishes—is in short supply, prompting a call for rations within the scientific community. Thermo Fischer Scientific, a supplier of scientific agar plates, told...
The Importance of Nutrition from the Sea
“Limitless and immortal, the waters are the beginning and end of all things on earth.”   – Heinrich Zimmer Indeed, our oceans contain the foundations for life and deliver elements of sustained nourishment for...
Top 10 Trends for 2016 – Beyond Green, Consumers Want CLEAN!
According to the Netherlands-based Innova Market Insights, the clean eating trend ranks as the dominant overarching theme in 2016, which will inspire a back-to-basics approach in product development and manufacturing of food, beverages and...
Natural Colors & International Palettes are Primed for Explosive Growth in 2016
2015 has been a banner year for the natural product industry! Consumers are demanding high-quality products now more than ever—ones with pronounceable ingredients that are easily recognized as real food, rather than a long...
New Trade Association: Coalition for Supplement Sustainability
We are proud to be founding members of a new trade association fostering non-GMO certification and sustainability for supplements. As integral components of our From Field to Formula® platform, standardizing non-GMO certification and raw material sustainability and transparency...
The CRN Consumer Survey on Dietary Supplements
Here is some great information on the the dietary supplement consumer. Infographic from Council for Responsible Nutrition. See www.crnusa.org/CRNconsumersurvey/2014 for more.
Fermentation Trends & Innovations at IFT Chicago
Fermented foods show strong potential in the supplements space. Our own CIO,  Paul Altaffer, speaks on fermented foods as a trend towards clean labels, addressing the demand for simple clean formulations. Click on image below to watch video.
New Study Shows Scottish Seaweed Could Solve Iodine Insufficiency
Blauvelt, NY (Aug 13, 2014) – RFI is pleased to report that a recent study in the British Journal of Nutrition found that iodine-insufficient individuals can benefit from the natural iodine present in Hebridian...
RFI Issues White Paper: FermaPro Black Garlic as a Complete Antioxidant
Blauvelt, NY (Jul 10, 2014) – FermaPro® Black Garlic is a “complete” antioxidant – it not only scavenges six different biologically-relevent free radicals, but also activates the body’s own antioxidant enzymes, inhibits pro-oxidant enzymes...
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