supplier news

News and notes from industry suppliers.

 

Sugar Scrub in grapefruit-bergamot is new from Deep Steep. The organic sugar scrub contains brown sugar grains, which are blended with shea butter, coconut oil and vitamin E. The company’s line of products all contain high-quality oils, extracts, emulsifiers and specialty ingredients. The company says the product will, ”reveal clean, nourished, absolutely silky skin.”

Vitamin Shoppe

North Bergen, NJ—In its 2010 year-end report, Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. announced it had a great year with an increase in net sales of 11.4% and the opening of 47 stores.

Sprouts

Arizona, California—Sprouts Farmer’s Market and Henry’s Farmer’s Market are teaming up to prove that two heads are better than one.

Ann Arbor, MI—A new set of standards for natural personal care products is in the works from NSF International and NATRUE, who have teamed up to define the term “natural.”

CAM

Bethesda, MD—The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) recently developed its third strategic plan to further research about Complementary Alternative Medicine (CAM).

Having a gluten intolerance doesn’t make grocery shopping simple, but now it may be easier for them to find foods that won’t make them sick.

omegas

Ppublished data indicates that omega-3s can support a healthy mood.

Secaucus, NJ—Industry manufacturers can get their fill of information about nutritional ingredients and raw materials at SupplySide East 2011, May 2–4.