Cognis Invites Media and Attendees to 2 Special Events at SupplySide West

Sept. 7, 2004, LaGrange, IL — Cognis Nutrition & Health, the official sponsor of the upcoming SupplySide West Education Program in Las Vegas, invites colleagues and media to information-packed seminars on two of the hottest areas in nutraceuticals: ingredients for body composition and beauty.

Mark your calendars for:

“Condition-Specific Focus: Body Composition
Selecting Safe and Effective Ingredients”
Thursday, Sept. 30, 9-9:50 a.m., room 801-802, lower level of the Venetian Hotel

Cognis Speakers: Heather Nelson Cortes, PhD, Research Scientist

Nina Likins, TONALIN® CLA Marketing Manager

Cognis' presentation will include an in-depth look at popular ingredients, including TONALIN® CLA (Conjugated Linoleic Acid), used to achieve optimal body composition. This session highlights major factors impacting formulations designed to reduce fat and maintain lean muscle. Those in R&D, marketing and product management will learn from this review of top-selling ingredients focusing on efficacy, scientific evidence and cost per dose.

“Beauty Inside – The Natural Way
From Single Ingredients to Holistic Concepts”
Friday, October 1, 11-11:50 a.m., room 803-804, lower level of the Venetian Hotel

Cognis Speaker: Sybille Buchwald-Werner, PhD, Research Manager, Cognis Germany

Dr. Buchwald-Werner will discuss the synergy between dietary supplements and the personal care world. She will explain how new scientific research and market trends are generating increased consumer awareness for natural actives and natural concepts for skin, hair care and more. Highlights include specific benefits derived from leading health and appearance-enhancing ingredients including high quality plant extracts, COVITOL® natural vitamin E, BETATENE® natural mixed carotenoids, XANGOLD® natural lutein esters, and TONALIN® CLA. All attendees will receive an attractive poster with useful technical and marketing information.

Information about these seminars will be available at Cognis booth #1300.

About Cognis

Cognis ( is a worldwide supplier of innovative specialty chemicals and nutritional ingredients. It employs 8,500 people, and has production sites and service centers in almost 30 countries. The company has dedicated its activities to a high level of sustainability and delivers natural source raw materials and ingredients for food, nutrition and healthcare markets, and the cosmetics, detergents and cleaners industries. Additionally, Cognis provides solutions for a number of other industries, such as coatings and inks, lubricants, textiles and plastics, as well as agriculture and mining.

Cognis is owned by private equity funds advised by Permira, GS Capital Partners, and Schroder Ventures Life Sciences. In 2003, Cognis recorded sales of 2.95 billion euros and an operating profit before depreciation, amortization and exceptional items (EBITDA recurring) of 312 million euros.

Source: Cognis Nutrition & Health
Contact: Caron Blitz, BLITZ + Associates, Inc., [email protected]
p.(847)945-0101, f.(847)945-0606

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