The agreement grants B&D Nutritional Ingredients exclusive sales, marketing and distribution rights for Javaplant’s botanical extractions in North America.
“We’ve been searching for a botanical extraction company to meet the needs of our clients,” said Bill Van Dyke, CEO and Chairman of B&D Nutritional Ingredients. “We’re confident that we’ve selected the premier supplier of plant extracts. The breath and quality of Javaplant’s product offerings are the best we’ve seen, and with Javaplant’s ability to provide custom products for unique customer opportunities, we know this is the ideal fit.”
“We selected German technology and pharmaceutical processes to offer unsurpassed quality and efficiencies while harvesting Indonesia’s incredible resources for the world. Our partnership with B&D allows us the exposure and opportunities we need,” said Junius Rahardjo, COO of Javaplant. “Leveraging B&D’s substantial network and industry expertise is an important part of our strategy to penetrate the U.S. market and demonstrate the amazing botanicals from our country.”
About B&D Nutritional Ingredients, Inc.
Founded in 1993 and based in Vista, California, B&D Nutritional Ingredients, Inc. (www.bdnutritional.com), is a national leader in sales and marketing of premier raw materials essential to the dietary supplement, functional food and personal care industries. B&D has a portfolio of products from leading manufacturers. These products are primarily natural antioxidants. B&D is active in several industry organizations representing the dietary supplement and personal care industries. Memberships include The Council for Responsible Nutrition, NIA West and The Drug, Chemical and Allied Trades Association, Inc.
Javaplant has used its state-of-the-art German equipment to supply extracts since 2002. With two facilities, Javaplant has the monthly capacity to produce 15,000kg of powder extracts and 100,000kg of instant tea and coffee. Since establishing its first facility in the Tawangmangu area near the scenic and cultural town of Solo in Central Java in 2001, the company has doubled its production capacity. The plant runs three shifts a day – employing 42 employees including eight laboratory staffers. Javaplant is Indonesian GMP certified, kosher certified and halal certified. Javaplant’s laboratory is fully equipped to perform quality-control techniques, and its analytical tools range from pH meters, refractometers, moisture balance, TLC scanners, AAS, HPLC scanners, GCs, GC-MS, LC-MS, UV, VIS and FTIR. Javaplant can be reached at www.javaplant.net.