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Company news: April 2010

Organic food producerNavitas Naturals, based in Novato, Calif., launched its new freeze-dried Pomegranate Powder.

ReNew Life, a supplements manufacturer based in Tampa Bay, Fla., announced a 12-week employee fitness challenge.

DSM Nutritional Products, a vitamin and ingredients supplier, announced the expansion of its development and research facilities in Parsippany, N.J. The new Nutrition Innovation Center will bring together DSM’s laboratories for the beverage, bakery, dairy, savory, dietary supplement and personal care markets.

Short Hills, N.J.-based OmniActive Health Technologies’ Lutemax free lutein 20% oil suspension ingredient received’s “Approved Quality Product” rating.

Portland, Ore.-based Apothecary Shoppe of the American College of Healthcare Sciences is partnering with Mercy Corps to raise awareness and funds for relief work in Haiti.

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada-based Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods & Oils announced its new hemp oil packaging with a no-drip spout.

Los Angeles-based Jarrow Formulas, a supplement formulator, partnered with to donate more than $3,000 to the Haiti earthquake relief effort.

St. Louis-based Stratum Nutrition, a manufacturer of functional and specialty ingredients, announced its partnership with Herstal, Belgium-based functional ingredients manufacturer KitoZyme.

Decatur, Ill.-based natural products store Country Nutrition celebrated its 20th anniversary on March 6 with an open house.

The Planet Dog Company Store, based in Portland, Maine, hosted its 6th Annual Valentine’s Day Canine Cocktail Party & Dog Kissing Contest. The money raised went to the Planet Dog Foundation, the company’s nonprofit grant-making organization that supports canine service organizations.

Nordic Naturals, a Watsonville, Calif.-based fish oil supplier, received a 2010 Exporter of the Year award from ThinkGlobal, publisher of Commercial News USA.

The Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3 Fatty Acids sought further clarification from the Federal Trade Commission about the FTC’s February request for increased attention to omega-3 claims about brain and vision benefits in children from supplement manufacturers.

BI Nutraceuticals, based in Long Beach, Calif., hosted an open house a day prior to the start of Expo West in Anaheim, Calif.

Noblesville, Ind.-based Verdure Sciences, a botanical extracts manufacturer, announced that a patent covering its Pomella Extracts has been issued by the U.S. Patent Office.

Tulocay & Co, a specialty food company based in Napa, Calif., partnered with Diversified Sales Team to assist in building relations with major grocery and club retailers.

Madison, N.J.-based Revive Personal Products Co. acquired The Natural Dentist.

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