Tag Archives: Blackmores

Blackmores takes over top-notch pill facility

Blackmores has confirmed settlement on the acquisition of Catalent Australia’s “world class” manufacturing facility in the Melbourne suburb of Braeside. This represents the company’s expansion into soft-gel and tablet manufacturing, with the facility, Blackmores Braeside, licensed by Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration as well as international regulators to produce medicines. It …

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Don’t worry, B happy

High dose B vitamins may have a positive impact on mood, according to Australian research funded by Blackmores, which indicated that vitamin B stimulates areas of the brain involved in reward, pleasure and motivation. The findings, published in Frontiers in Nutrition, used MRI scans to determine how Blackmores Executive B …

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Blackmores and parkrun’s new moving campaign

Blackmores has announced that they are teaming up with parkrun Australia, with the aim of inspiring more Australian’s to get moving.  The new partnership will be kicking off with activations across four local parkruns in NSW, VIC and QLD, encouraging wellbeing in more community groups across the country by the …

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Blackmores appoints Alastair Symington CEO

Vitamin maker Blackmores has named Alastair Symington as its CEO and Managing Director. The position becomes effective from October 1 for Mr Symington, who has worked for a number of international health and beauty brands. Blackmores Chair Brent Wallace told the Australian Securities Exchange that Symington will be a valuable …

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Blackmores wins vote of trust again

Blackmores, Australia’s leading natural health company, has been awarded the Reader’s Digest Most Trusted Vitamin and Supplement Brand 2019 for the 11th consecutive year. The Trusted Brands Survey, commissioned by Reader’s Digest, is a measure of brand preference in Australia, with the survey polling Australians to rank brands on trust …

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Blackmores updates online guide

Pharmacists and other healthcare professionals can now check more than 300 potential interactions between complementary and prescription medicines. Blackmores Institute’s online Complementary Medicine Interactions Guide has been updated with the latest peer-reviewed data and new herbal and nutritional ingredients. This latest guide in the series, which has been reviewed and …

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Patient’s choice of doctor under threat

Proposed changes to regulation by the Medical Board of Australia will single out medical practitioners who practise supposed ‘unconventional’ medicine threatening patients’ freedom of choice. Effectively the Medical Board of Australia (MBA) is proposing one set of rules for ‘conventional’ medical practitioners and another more stringent set for those providing …

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Winners revealed on International Women’s Day

The Blackmores Mercie Whellan Women+Wellbeing 2019 award winners were announced at an International Women’s Day gala dinner featuring guest speaker Sam Bloom, the  2018 women’s world adaptive surfing champion. The awards celebrate women in the Greater Sydney region who have made an outstanding contribution to the local community by improving …

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Blackmores joins China alliance

Vitamin and dietary supplement brand Blackmores is one of only four Australian companies to be inaugurated as a member of the China International Import Expo (CIIE) Enterprise Alliance. Blackmores Executive Director Marcus Blackmore and Asia Managing Director Peter Osborne attended the Alliance signing ceremony at the China International Import Expo …

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