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32J July/August 2021 Tablets & Capsules Aker Biomarine appoints new senior vice president LYSAKER, Norway—Aker BioMar- ine, a Norwegian supplier of krill-based products, appointed Douglas C. Hicks as senior vice president of business development and strategy. Hicks has more than 20 years of experience in corporate development and business strategy in the biotechnology, pharma- ceutical, and venture capital segments, and will lead the company's entry into the pharmaceutical sector. In this role, he will help develop new product seg- ments for Aker's Lysoveta krill-based LPC-EPA/DHA delivery platform. NOW receives ISO accreditation BLOOMINGDALE, IL—NOW, a natural products manufacturer, received ISO accreditation from the American Association for Laboratory Accred- itation (A2LA) for its analytical and microbiological laboratories. The accreditation demonstrates that the company meets technical and quality benchmarks as required by ISO/IEC 17025:2017. Although this accredita- tion isn't typically pursued by in-house labs, the manufacturer decided to add ISO accreditation to address various global regulatory requirements. The global dietary supplements market expected to grow 8.4 percent annually through 2030 OTTAWA, ON—The global dietary supplements market is forecast to grow at a compound annual rate of 8.4 percent, reaching $279.2 billion by 2030. Factors driving growth include an increase in consumers' disposable income, a growing awareness of health and well-being, an increasing prevalence of lifestyle and diet-related disorders, and a growing number of gyms in devel- oping regions. Tablets dominate the supplement market due to their easy storage and consumption as well as their long shelf life and easy packaging. The report named several key market players including Bayer, NBTY, Bionova Life- sciences, Nu Skin, Carlyle Group, Pfizer, Arkopharma Laboratoires Pharmaceu- tiques, Glanbia, Herbalife International, Abbott Laboratories, GlaxoSmithKline, Nature's Sunshine Forms, Amway, and Archer Daniels Midland. food trade association, and the Amer- ican Society for Nutrition Foundation (ASNF) have launched a joint initiative to advance nutrition education called the CRN and ASNF Scholars Program (CASP). This program will provide five students with educational awards to attend Science in Session, an annual scientific symposium conducted by CRN. Students will be able to learn from and connect with experts in the field of nutrition. pharmaceutical and recreational use. The report named several key mar- ket players including Joy Organics, CBDistillery, Gaia Botanicals, Palmetto Harmony, Floyd's of Leadville, Lazarus Naturals, cbdMD, Pure Hemp Botani- cals, Endoca, and Green Roads. CRN and ASNF launch joint nutrition education scholarship WASHINGTON, DC—The Coun- cil for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), a dietary supplement and functional

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