Arsene Wenger updated reporters about Sanchez yesterday, after Arsenal’s 5-2 victory over Benfica in the Emirates cup, saying “He has flu.”“I had him on text (on Friday), he will come back as soon as possible. We were in touch with him and his doctor. No basic problem except he should come back tomorrow (Sunday) but now he comes back Tuesday.”100 – Only Henry and Bergkamp were involved in more goals in their first 100 PL games for Arsenal than Alexis Sanchez. Gunner. pic.twitter.com/izMsLH8JFO— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) May 11, 2017Sanchez, who has been reportedly linked with a move to Man City, has expressed his quest for Champions League football, something Arsenal won’t provide next season.But, Arsene Wenger remains keen over Sanchez’s future, insisting the forward will see out his current contract at the Emirates, should he not sign a new deal.Related Arsenal have reportedly sent team doctors to Chile for the confirmation of want away forward, Alexis Sanchez’s illness.The 28-year-old Chilean posted on his Instagram page last week, a photo of himself with the caption “sick”, prompting rumours that the forward is trying to avoid resuming training at Arsenal.
The corporate parent of Vancouver’s Northwest Natural Products, a fast-growing maker of gummy vitamins for children and adults, has been purchased for $650 million in cash, the purchasing company Church & Dwight Co. of Princeton, N.J. reported MondayNorthwest Natural Products makes Vitafusion vitamins, for adults, and L’il Critters vitamins, for children. It is operated by Avid Health Inc. of Vancouver, the company being purchased by Church & Dwight Co. For the year ending June 30, Avid’s sales were about $230 million, Church & Dwight said.Princeton, N.J.-based Church & Dwight makes personal-care, household and specialty products under the Arm & Hammer brand name. The deal, announced Monday, is expected to close this fall.“The acquisition of Avid’s gummy vitamins business represents a great addition to our existing portfolio and brings to our company a new growth platform in one of the fastest-growing segments of the attractive vitamin/mineral/supplement category. It is also consistent with our strategy of strengthening our business by adding No. 1 or No. 2 brands in areas of high growth potential,” said James R. Craigie, chairman and chief executive officer of Church & Dwight, in a news release.Northwest Natural representatives directed questions to Church & Dwight. The New Jersey company did not respond to questions submitted Tuesday.Formed in 1985, Northwest Natural Products produces over 142 vitamin products sold at major retail stores, according to its website.Company officials would not comment on the sale or respond to questions, but a 2010 article in The Columbian reported that Northwest Natural Products employed nearly 500 people, from production workers to certified food technologists.