After a process of identification of suppliers, an exhaustive selection of those that best adapt to the technical requirements demanded by the company, followed by a good price negotiation and the pleasure to believe to have discovered the suppliers certainly more adapted to the size of our company, it comes the moment of truth.
The Nutraceutical sector is increasingly mature and the Quality Control of the ingredients is more demanding. For this reason, the sector should think about the use of the Primary Reference Standards for the quantification of actives in botanical extracts.
All professionals of sourcing had once the feeling to sign a very advantageous agreement for their companies but at the same time somewhat abusive for their suppliers. In those cases, the emotion and a certain feeling of powership can seize them during a few days after signature.
Every day in our business we are facing health indications in social networks, which are not controlled by EFSA or any other authorities.
There are many who want to be but just few who bet hard for it.
Taking in account Monteloeder just included a range of organic mushrooms in its products range, I would like to think on what ORGANIC means, and how I understand it.
Until now, the Nutraceutical industry strategy for launching products has been based on selling product characteristics and its supposed benefits for the consumers of the product. This ‘product-centric’ strategy had as key decision-makers the R & D and Purchasing departments, defining the products to be launched on the market in accordance with scientific evidence or based on people’s general beliefs.
Keynote Panel Discussion: I-Nutrition: The next generation of product development and consumer engagement
A few days ago we announced that our sales and marketing vice president, Ignacio Cartagena will be a participant in one of the central debates of the Asian Vitafoods Fair. Today we add one more fact, another member of our team, our Digitized Ingredients brand manager, Marcos López, will attend the event as a participant to the debate on the future of the nutraceutical industry. Write down the date!
It’s all about happiness or spending quality time with your loved ones, doing your favorite activity, discovering a new feeling, taste, piece of music…
But it’s so hard, due to everyday challenges and obstacles… What could we do to revert the routinely issues and improve our quality of life?
Ignacio Cartagena and Cayetana Pablos address this matter and provide insightful thoughts on the future of companies, the nutraceutical industry, business management, and digitalization.