Hayes to Develop European Market for StarchLite

(KEARNY, NJ), SEPTEMBER 14, 2006—Pharmachem Laboratories, Inc., and its European marketing partner Acceptus Ingredients & Blends Ltd., today announced the appointment of Alan Hayes as a strategic consultant for its StarchLite™ brand in Europe.

According to Kaare Axelson, Managing Director for Acceptus, “Alan’s lengthy experience and key business relationships in the functional foods industry will be an invaluable asset as we continue to develop the European market for the StarchLite ingredient.”

Based in the United Kingdom, Mr. Hayes has worked in the food industry for 18 years, and has extensive experience working with functional foods in the bakery, cereal, snack, beverage, and dairy market segments. In his current role, he will provide strategic support for StarchLite, an all-natural ingredient for food and beverages, which has been shown in clinical studies to delay the digestion and absorption of carbohydrates; reduce the Glycemic Index (GI), and caloric impact of starchy foods.

Pharmachem Laboratories Inc. is a global leader in application-specific processing of healthy ingredients including custom extraction, fractionation, fermentation, drying, liquid-to-powder conversion, granulation, agglomeration, blending, nutrient fortification and ready-to-drink powders. For more information, call 1-800-526-0609.


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