Managing Editor – Europe
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A year on from the start of the COVID-19 outbreak and a global rush for supplements, Bayer has cemented these sales gains with slight growth at its Nutritionals business in Q1.
Nestlé Health Science is acquiring hydration supplements specialist Nuun, which claims to be the number-one selling sports drink supplement brand in running, cycling, outdoor and natural foods stores in the US.
Titanium dioxide - used as a colorant in many dietary supplements - is no longer considered safe when used as a food additive, says the European Food Safety Authority. The European Commission and EU member states must now decide whether to follow France's lead and ban its use in foods outright.
The latest European consumer health people news: Sanofi Consumer Healthcare's Van Rycke named CEO of UPSA; Bionorica's global business head steps down; MHRA names its first chief safety officer.
Australian-heritage supplements brand Swisse has secured the rights to use ChromaDex' patented Niagen ingredient - marketed to help consumers "age better" - in a new product range.
Genomma Lab reports OTC sales rise in Q1 thanks to gains in its LATAM region, while Brazil's Hypera posts big jump in turnover due to acquisitions.