10 Influential Industry Members, Part<br />
One

The natural products industry is fortunate to have among its fold numerous movers and shakers who have helped shape our trade into what it is today and are molding it into what it will be tomorrow

According to Pike Research, sustainable packaging will comprise nearly a third of the packaging market by 2014, which equates to about a $170-billion industry (1). This growth is significant, considering that sustainable packaging had just a 21% market share in 2009.

Eat Your Heart Out

Improvement is the name of the game lately. Americans need to improve heart health, and what better way than through the stomach? Companies are revamping their product formulations, taking products that are poor in nutrition and injecting them with a wealth of health.

According to Pike Research, sustainable packaging will comprise nearly a third of the packaging market by 2014, which equates to about a $170-billion industry (1). This growth is significant, considering that sustainable packaging had just a 21% market share in 2009.

Cholesterol

Heart health expert and cardiologist Dr. William Davis, M.D., talks about the importance of lowering high cholesterol naturally and reducing your chances of coronary heart disease with the use of magnesium and other nutritional strategies.

Olive OilFungusAmongUs announces the release of an extra-virgin olive oil that is infused with white truffle. Each bottle includes white truffle (Tuber magnatim pico), olive oil, salt and flavoring. Says the firm, “This unique oil enhances any dish. Use anywhere you use olive oil to impart the delicious flavor of white truffle.”
SRP: $12.50.

ZT red teas from ZredT are low-calorie, caffeine-free teas made from rooibos. Available in unsweetened, lemon, ginseng and honey and vanilla, these sugar-free teas are certified organic and contain 20% of the RDI of dietary fiber. With five to 10 calories per bottle, these rooibos teas offer antioxidants benefits.

China MistChina Mist Pure Bottled Organic Teas are available in six varieties and contain very little calories. The line includes Wild Blueberry Green Tea, Orange Blossom Ginger White Tea, Lotus Pear Green Tea, Dragon Fruit Black Tea, Tangerine Black Tea with Pomegranate Juice and Blackberry Jasmine Green Tea with Lemonade. All come in contemporary-looking bottles.
SRP: $2.99–3.99