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Tablets & Capsules April 2018 32I nutra news Weight-loss supplement market to grow 6 percent annually through 2022 ELMHURST, IL—Increasing obe- sity will drive the weight-loss supple- ment market to grow at a 6 percent compound annual rate through 2022, according to a report by Technavio. The Americas will contribute the m o s t r e v e n u e t o t h i s s e g m e n t through the forecast period. Factors driving growth in the weight-loss supplement market in the Americas include increased awareness of weight-loss supplements, the rise in disposable income, and growing healthcare spending. OmniActive Health Technologies, AstaReal obtain USP Verification for dietary ingredients ROCKVILLE, MD—Ingredient s u p p l i e r s O m n i A c t i v e H e a l t h Technologies, Morristown, NJ, and AstaReal, Burlington, NJ, have obtained USP Verification for their dietary ingredients. This verification means that OmniActive´s CurcuWIN ( c u r c u m i n D N S p o w d e r ) a n d AstaReal´s L10 (astaxanthin) comply with USP standards for quality and purity, and the companies may use the USP Verified Mark on the bulk labels of their ingredient containers and certificates of analysis. Aker BioMarine acquires Enzymotec O S L O , N o r w a y — A k e r B i o - Marine, a manufacturer of krill-based omega-3, has acquired the krill oil portion of Enzymotec, a specialty chemicals company, from Frutarom, Herzliya, Israel. As part of this trans- action, Aker will serve both Frutarom and Enzymotec's nutraceutical krill oil customers. Growing demand for vitamin E to drive growth in mixed tocopherols market SAN FRANCISCO, CA—The global market for mixed tocopher- ols—including alpha, gamma, and g a m m a d e l t a t o c o p h e r o l s — i s expected to increase through 2025 due to the increasing demand for vitamin E, according to a study by Grand View Research. Ingestion of this vitamin is associated with decreased risks of heart attack, chest pain, and joint pain. Of the different types of tocopherols, the gamma-rich m i x e d t o c o p h e r o l s s e g m e n t i s expected to grow at a compound 6982 Bandini Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90040 | Toll Free: (800) 360-SGTI | Phone: (323) 726-0700 | %7MRKYPEV*SGYW We make softgels. Various shapes, sizes, and colors. Custom and stock formulas. Solvent-free. That's all we do. In a GMP-certified U.S. facility. We do one thing and we do it well. By choosing us as your softgel contract manufacturer, you can concentrate on what you do best. If we may have your attention for a moment, we'll make you the center of attention. Contact us today. Delivering custom and branded softgels, naturally. ™

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