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Company news: Metagenics partners with Vitamin Angels

Company news: Metagenics partners with Vitamin Angels

Biovelop, an oat ingredients supplier in Sweden, signed an exclusive agreement with Brenntag North America to distribute its PromOat soluble fiber in the U.S.

Seattle-based importer and distributor Culinary Collective's Zocalo Pussac Punay beans were nominated as an Outstanding New Product for the National Association for the Specialty Food Trade's 2011 sofi Awards.

Sparks, Nev.-based organic, fair trade tea company Davidson's Tea began selling its tulsi variety in the U.S.

For the 10-year anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Boca Raton, Fla.-based snack food company Happy & Healthy Products launched the Happy & Healthy Hero Campaign to support families of law enforcement officers and firefighters killed in the line of duty.

Salt Lake City-based krill oil company Schiff Nutrition International extended its supply agreement with Oslo, Norway-based Aker BioMarine through June 2016.

Santa Rosa, Calif.-based supplements manufacturer Randal Optimal Nutrients was awarded Good Manufacturing Practices certification from NSF International.

Pete & Gerry's Organics, a Certified Humane egg farm in Monroe, N.H., will sell Heirloom Eggs at independent grocery and specialty stores and Whole Foods Market locations across the Northeast.

Oakland, Calif.-based Premier Organics, maker of Artisana Organic Foods, partnered with environmental-education nonprofit EarthTeam to award $500 grants to four California high schools that implemented successful waste-diversion programs in their communities.

Kamut International, an organic khorasan wheat-product supplier in Big Sandy, Mont., enrolled in the Non-GMO Project in June.

McKinleyville, Calif.-based canned sustainable seafood company Wild Planet Foods introduced Sustainable Seas, a BPA-free canned tuna line.

San Clemente, Calif.-based Metagenics is partnering with Vitamin Angels' Operation 20/20 outreach program to combat childhood vitamin A deficiency.

Sarasota, Fla.-based Creative Innovations became the national sales and marketing manager of Sibu Beauty, a sea buckthorn–based personal care and supplements company in Salt Lake City.

New York-based beverage company ITO EN North America's Teas' Tea Low-Calorie Mango Oolong won first place in the Ready-to-Drink Flavored Oolong Tea category at the 2011 North American Tea Championship in June.

Boulder, Colo.-based Sunflower Farmers Market began carrying Pompano Beach, Fla.-based TCCD International's Naturally Fresh Deodorant Crystal products in June.

Arlington Heights, Ill.-based supplements manufacturer Carlson Laboratories will donate a portion of each specially labeled Carlson Super Omega-3 Gems sale to Washington, D.C.-based National Products Foundation.

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