Canada-based CK Nutritional Ingredients (CK) is pleased to announce that it has made a significant sale of Vitamin K2 MK-7 raw material to a leading Canadian supplement marketer. CK launched Vitamin K2 MK-7 raw material in the Canadian market in early 2008 and is attracting considerable interest from the natural health products industry.
Michael Chernyak, General Manager of CK Nutritional Ingredients, states “We are very pleased with the quick commercialization of this material. Our normal sales cycle for newly introduced specialty raw materials is nine to twelve months, however in this case we have been able to turn around a significant sale within four months of launch.” Mr. Chernyak adds “Important clinical science on Vitamin K2 MK-7 continues to emerge in the area of bone health, and this is generating ever-increasing demand for this material.”
CK’s Vitamin K2 MK-7 material is manufactured by BioSym Technologies, a privately-held U.S. manufacturer of specialty ingredients for nutraceutical and pharmaceutical markets. Led by Dr. Daniel DeBrouse, BioSym is the only known manufacturer of Vitamin K2 and Vitamin B12 located here in North America. Dr. DeBrouse’s pioneering work in biosymbiotic fermentation, extraction and purification is making possible the availability of high quality North American origin vitamin and supplement raw materials at prices which are competitive with products manufactured overseas. Dr. DeBrouse is a holder of several patents on a unique fermentation process used to manufacture BioSym’s products.
About CK Nutritional Ingredients
Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, CK Nutritional Ingredients is a wholly-owned division of C.K. Foods Inc. is a trusted supplier of innovative, value-added raw materials to Canadian food, beverage and human nutrition markets. For additional information please contact Michael Chernyak, General Manager, at Tel: 905-760-1176, Ext. 222, or e-mail [email protected].
About BioSym Technologies
BioSym Technologies is a manufacturer of specialty nutraceutical ingredients based in Des Moines, Iowa. With their central location and superior fermentation techniques, BioSym is able to offer high quality ingredients at a competitive price with some of the shortest lead times in the industry. The manufacturing facility based in Oklahoma City is certified ISO 9000. For additional information please contact BioSym’s corporate headquarters at 515-480-4484.