DrinkPlus-creator Play Saludable hopes to drive local interest and secure international expansion with its latest functional drink Nikte, branded around alebrijes – mythical creatures from Mexican folklore.
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The interest in cannabidiol (CBD) use in food supplements, foods, and even as an ingredient in cosmetics has gained much momentum in the past five years, but what is the regulatory situation around the world?
Clinical nutrition is Nestlé Health Science's strongest business in Latin America but retail shows much greater potential, particularly for healthy aging – the region's biggest health concern, its LATAM chief says.
European birch water startup ÖselBirch has received interest from purchasers in Mexico and Brazil and one expert believes the product could work with the right entry strategy, but there are numerous challenges facing such a long-distance expansion of...
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The multi-level marketing (MLM) giant reported that sales in Central and South America plunged by 10%. This is in stark contrast to Herbalife’s 15% increase in sales globally, with record sales in China and the rest of Asia.
Improved quality control may be needed for commercial vitamin supplements in Brazil, according to a study that found that only 21% of products were within 20% of the label claim for vitamins A, C, and E.
Herbalife’s global sales rose 15% in the third quarter. Record sales in China and the rest of Asia helped drive the result, and the company bucked recent trends in the multi-level marketing sector by posting sales increases in North America as well.
In many countries, supplement brands like to market themselves as natural alternatives, or in fact antitheses, to pharmaceuticals. But it’s quite the opposite in Brazil, says André Di Donato, co-founder and co-CEO of MyPharma2Go.
Young Living, a multilevel marketing company that sells products based on essential oils, has entered into a plea agreement for illegally trading in oils from endangered species. The company will pay fines totaling $760,000, the Justice Department announced...