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You’ve got a juice bar. Now, how do you make it an even more engaging part of your store’s shopping experience? And while you’re at it, how do you make your social media community more active?

Vitamin Shoppe Names New CEO

North Bergen, NJ—Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. has announced that Colin Watts will be the company’s new CEO effective April 6th.

News and notes from industry suppliers.

Momence, IL—Calcium fructoborate (CFB), a plant-derived nature-identical ingredient composed of calcium bound to boron, may support various aspects of heart health, according to new research published in Biological Trace Element Research.

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The New York Attorney General is now taking his supplement investigation to the manufacturers.

Dreaming of warm sun in the midst of this frigid winter? Turn your dream into reality at Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, CA! From March 4–8, the Anaheim Convention Center is hosting over 60,000 industry professionals and enthusiasts in a newly expanded format. Among these attendees will be over 2,600 exhibitors, including 200 new booths at the nearby Hilton hotel. The event will again be co-located with Engredea.

News from industry food companies.

Acquisitions, mergers, awards, charity, certifications, company news and more.

Those in the frozen food sector probably wish that their sales were frozen as well. According to a new market report from Packaged Facts, not only are sales not growing, they aren’t even remaining stable, as they fell by around 1% in 2013. However, natural and organic frozen food products are providing some hope that consumers will come back to the category.