Allendale, NJ, Nov. 26, 2007 - Lonza announces the appointment of The E.T. Horn Company and Del-Val Food Ingredients as Lonza’s authorized U.S. distributors for its nutritional ingredient, FiberAid® prebiotic. The appointments are part of a continuous performance improvement process in an effort to provide Lonza customers with the best supply and technical support possible in regions served by the network of authorized distributors.
The E.T. Horn Company located in La Mirada, California is currently a distributor of Niacin and Niacinamide for the Western Nutrition region and will add FiberAid® to its product offering for the nutraceutical and functional food markets.
Del-Val Food Ingredients is located in Moorestown, NJ and will add FiberAid® to its product offering for the functional food market in the Eastern Nutrition region.
FiberAid® is a unique water soluble dietary fiber offering evidence-based digestive health benefits. A natural product, FiberAid® consists of Arabinogalactan extracted from Larch Trees. Produced via a patented, water-based, solvent-free eco-manufacturing process, FiberAid® has excellent technological properties that have found commercial outlets in a variety of functional food applications including beverages and bars.
Lonza is one of the world's leading suppliers to the pharmaceutical, healthcare and life science industries. Its products and services span its customers’ needs from research to final product manufacture. Lonza is the global leader in the production and support of active pharmaceutical ingredients both chemically as well as biotechnologically. Biopharmaceuticals are one of the key growth drivers of the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Lonza has strong capabilities in large and small molecules, peptides, amino acids and niche bioproducts which play an important role in the development of novel medicines and healthcare products. Lonza is a leader in cell-based research, endotoxin detection and cell therapy manufacturing. Lonza is also a leading provider of value chemical and biotech ingredients to the nutrition, hygiene, preservation, agro and personal care markets.
Lonza is headquartered in Basel, Switzerland and is listed on the SWX Swiss Exchange. In 2006, Lonza had sales of CHF 2.91 billion. Further information can be found at www.lonza.com.
For further information please contact:
Corporate Communications Sr. Manager
Tel +1 201 316 9413
Fax +1 201 696 3533
NAFTA Head of Sales & Marketing, Nutrition
Tel +1 201 316 9304
Fax +1 201 785 1364