GTC Nutrition Names Laurie Scanlin, Ph.D., Manager of Food Applications

GOLDEN, Colo. (January 8, 2008) – GTC Nutrition announced today that Laurie Scanlin, Ph.D.,
has been named manager of food applications. In this role, Dr. Scanlin will be responsible for
investigating and communicating the technical advantages of the company’s ingredient solutions
through formulation development, supervising the applications team and laboratory, and
overseeing food science related research.

"The addition of Dr. Scanlin strengthens our team of technical experts and provides strong
leadership for our food applications team," said Coni Francis, senior manager of science,
marketing and technical services for GTC Nutrition. "Dr. Scanlin’s vast experience in food
science, research and product development complements our current technical capabilities, and
makes her an ideal choice to lead our efforts in providing our customers with innovative
applications support."

Prior to joining the company, Dr. Scanlin served as a food science consultant with Right Stuff
Consulting, where she was responsible for product development, sensory methodology and food
safety for the retail and food service industries. Dr. Scanlin earned her master’s degree and
doctorate in Food Science from Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO. She has
contributed to numerous food science publications and patents and is a recipient of awards from
the American Association of Cereal Chemists and Institute of Food Technologists.

“There is an ever-increasing demand by today’s consumers for better-for-you food, beverage and
supplement alternatives, and I look forward to partnering with GTC Nutrition’s customers to
develop novel applications to provide these needed solutions,” said Dr. Scanlin.

About GTC Nutrition
GTC Nutrition is a recognized leader in providing innovative, customized ingredient solutions
along with scientific, technical and marketing expertise to the food processing, dietary
supplement and animal feed industries. GTC Nutrition promotes health globally with innovative
functional food ingredients and unsurpassed customer support. For more information, visit

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