Los Angeles, CA, January 8, 2006 – Jarrow Formulas’, Inc., a nutrition industry pioneer headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, announces that Peilin Guo, MS, RD, has been named to the Board of Natural Products Association, China. She has been named Treasurer.
Peilin Guo is the Vice President of Functional Foods and International Markets for Jarrow Formulas. She has developed a variety of nutritional and dietary supplements and holds a U.S. patent on a product for improving intestinal health.
Dietary supplements sales are expected to grow to more than $10 billion within the next few years in China. The establishment of a physical presence of the Natural Products Association in China will better assist in the recognition of the presence of quality dietary supplements in China, help the sales of nutritional products made by US companies to China, as well as facilitate the sourcing of quality ingredients from China.
Natural Products Association China will serve as a resource to members about exporting dietary supplements to China. The association will also work to establish relationships with government and agency officials to educate them about the benefits that the association can bring fiscally for the country, as well as from a health perspective for its citizens. The office will work closely with the Natural Products Association in the United States in organizing annual trade shows and will act as a liaison to visiting dietary supplement companies looking to do business in China.
“Jarrow Formulas has been working with Chinese companies to develop the nutrition market in China for a few years,” says Guo. “NPA China will truly impact the growth of the nutrition market there, as well as help the U.S. supplement companies export or import quality products to or from China. I am honored to be elected as the Treasurer of NPA China and am looking forward to contributing my knowledge and experience to its cause.”
According to Mark Becker, Director, Advertising/Communications at Jarrow Formulas, Guo spearheads all Jarrow activity abroad. “She has not only increased Jarrow Formulas’ presence in China, but also in other countries, including Mexico, Canada, England, France, Japan, Singapore, Taiwan, Israel, Kuwait and Azerbaijan.”
Jarrow Formulas’ is a nutritional supplement formulator and marketer founded in 1977 and incorporated in 1988. The company markets its products throughout the world, including the United States, Mexico, Canada, England, France, Japan, Singapore, China, Taiwan, Israel, Kuwait, Azerbaijan and other countries. The company offers a complete line of nutritional products that includes vitamins, minerals, specialty antioxidants, probiotics, amino acids, standardized herbal concentrates and enzymes. Jarrow Formulas, Inc. is active in regulatory affairs, helping to maintain Americans’ rights to free access to dietary supplements. Its products are manufactured by Jarrow Industries Incorporated, a pharmaceutical quality facility located in Santa Fe Springs, CA. For more information, contact Mark Becker, Director, Advertising/Communications toll free at (800) 726-0886 or access the Jarrow Formulas Web site at www.Jarrow.com.