September, 2014

Bee the change

Posted on:
Friday, September 26th, 2014
Author:
Julian Mellentin

This is the New Nutrition Business beehive. It’s the first, we hope, of many. Bee populations are suffering from sharp declines in many countries. The reasons are complex and controversial. But the important things is that this has serious – and potentially disastrous – implications for the pollination of crops and for food security. So […]

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Key Trends 2015 get a test-flight in beautiful Quebec

Posted on:
Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
Author:
Julian Mellentin

In the plenary session of the Benefiq conference and exhibition yesterday, I gave 400 people from 50 countries a taste of our Key Trends in Nutrition & Health for 2015. As you can see from the tweet in the image, it was well-received. Thank you to all the people who sent out such nice tweets! […]

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Weight Watchers: sales slide takes it beyond the tipping point?

Posted on:
Wednesday, September 10th, 2014
Author:
Julian Mellentin

Is Weight Watchers following Jenny Craig and Slim-Fast, losing relevance, customers, sales and any hope of future growth? In the first six months of this year Weight Watchers’ sales fell by 16%, while operating profit fell by 35%. It will be a blow to the company’s management, which hoped to turn round the company’s fortunes […]

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