Welltodo Today: FDA Cracks Down On CBD, Supermarkets Trial Boutique Fitness, Retailers Are Going Vegan


Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.

2020 food trends: what changes will the food industry see in the new year? – FoodBev Media

The 2019 food and beverage industry saw consumer awareness drive trends towards health and wellness, plant-based and clean label products. As we enter 2020, we are seeing amplified versions of similar trends spread across into more specialised categories.

FDA Cracks Down On CBD: Cautions 15 Companies For Making Illegal Product Claims

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued warning letters to 15 companies for illegally selling products containing cannabidiol (CBD) in ways that violate the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act). The FDA also published a revised Consumer Update detailing safety concerns about CBD products more broadly.

Groceries and glutes: Supermarkets add boutique gyms and yoga classes

Supermarkets are trying to entice shoppers with more than just food.

European Meal Replacement Brand Mana Launches in U.S. – BevNET.com

Seeking to capitalize on the growing market for meal replacement beverages, Czech Republic-based “complete nutrition” shake maker Mana announced last week it will launch in the U.S. via ecommerce this year, with direct-to-consumer preorders expected to ship in December.

Evolution Wellness introduces new low-cost concept to Asian fitness market | Leisure Opportunities news

Evolution Wellness has developed a new low cost gym concept, which it hopes can tap into the emerging fitness market in Asia. Guided by brand values of “Smart, Bold, and Invigorating”, GoFit will be marketed as presenting members with a new way to train through a no-frills, fuss-free gym experience.

Beyond food: three retail sectors going vegan

It’s World Vegan Month and love it or hate it, you can’t deny that veganism has gone mainstream. Ikea is going completely vegan for Christmas, there’s a vegan football club, and M&S will make 100% of its own-brand wines vegan by 2022.


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