What COVID-19 Meant for Dietary Supplements

The dietary supplements industry fought for mainstream appeal for years, and the COVID-19 pandemic emerged as the moment that the former niche industry made the leap.

Risk Assessment: Is Your Supply Chain Compliant?

Consider how transformative it would be if food, beverage, and dietary supplement manufacturers and brand owners could, with the click of a button, have access to the compliance status of all of their suppliers and their materials.

Faster Product Development for Dietary Supplements

It’s not unusual for it to take a year or more for a new food or supplements product to go from the drawing board to the store shelf. Mike Finamore, CEO of Gemini Pharmaceuticals, a leading contract manufacturer of dietary supplements,...

10 Misconceptions About Dietary Supplements Regulation

Some industries manage to thrive during even the worst economic downturns, such as discount retailers, health care, and dietary supplement manufacturers. At the height of the housing crash, sales of dietary supplements jumped 5% through June 2009.


Protecting the Supplements Supply Chain From Fraud

Supply chain risk is inherent in the dietary supplements industry due to the volume of transactions, global reach, and complexity of the roles involved. Add to this risk the shortages and disruptions driven by the pandemic, and you have the perfect...

Dietary Supplements Regulatory Updates Amid COVID-19

Whether it’s the impact on the economy, the latest number of cases, or predictions about what’s coming next, it’s impossible to escape the pandemic.

COVID-19 Impacts Food and Supplements Supply Chains

According to the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the COVID-19 pandemic impacts the worlds food systems and disrupts regional agricultural trade and value chains. The FAO has warned that food shortages are a real risk in the coming...

How to Comply. FDA Issues Final 2020 Label Guidance.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced new guidance to help packaged food makers comply with the latest Nutrition Facts label guidelines.

Top Five Stories of 2019

To say 2019 was a big year in the food, beverage, and dietary supplements segments would be an understatement. Sales in the food and beverage space surpassed $7.8 billion, a 3.8% jump over 2018.

Supplements Caught in Trade War Crossfire

After years of silence, tariffs came out of retirement last year when President Trump levied them against trade allies and rivals alike. In 2018, Trump launched the global trade war with 25% tariffs on all steel imports and a 10% tax on aluminum...