DNP International Distributes Joint Ingredient CMO EstraFlex(TM)

WHITTIER, CA (March 7, 2006) - DNP International Co., Inc, a leading distributor of raw materials to the food, beverage, dietary supplement, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industry, recently announced it has become a distributor for the branded CMO (cetyl myristoleate) EstraFlex™ manufactured by BioCell Technology, LLC.

"DNP is proud to be the distributor for a high-quality promising joint ingredient such as EstraFlex™, says David Ji, president of DNP. “Spring is coming and that means people will be more active. We are expecting high demands for EstraFlex™ CMO in the next few months."

BioCell Technology has revamped its bovine-derived CMO (cetyl myristoleate) ingredient for joint health, offering a powder at a higher concentration than previous, and a new oil that extends its applications.

Biocell Technology VP Marketing Asma Ishaq pointed out that the joint health market for dietary supplements presents ingredients companies with real opportunities.

"Flexibility and mobility are major issues for the aging population," says Asma. "Cetylated Fatty Acids are growing on the joint health supplement market as more people are looking for a natural alternative."

DNP offers EstraFlex™ CMO in the following grades: 52% Powder, 20% Powder, 11% Powder, 75% Oil, and 90%. Both the powder and the oil are suitable for use in tablets, capsules and topical preparations. The oil can also be used in soft gels. They are priced on a quantity-dependant scale, but at the smallest quantity the powder is 25 percent cheaper than the oil.

About DNP International, Inc.
DNP International, Inc. imports and distributes raw material ingredients to manufacturers in the food, beverage, dietary supplement, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries. Founded in 1994, DNP is one of the largest suppliers of raw materials in the United States sourcing more than 2000 ingredients. Headquartered in Whittier, California, DNP also has facilities in Chicago and New Jersey respectively. For more information, visit

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