E.T. Horn Signs Deal with Martek to Distribute life'sDHA(TM) Within the Nutraceuticals Market

The E.T. Horn Company, a leading distributor, manufacturer and marketer of specialty chemicals and ingredients, today announced it has signed an agreement to be a distributor of Martek Biosciences Corporation's life'sDHA(TM) to the Nutraceutical industry in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

The announcement marks the first time Martek has deployed a distributor for the Nutraceutical market in the U.S. "We are pleased to be working with one of the nation's leading distributors of ingredients for use in nutraceuticals and food products," said Chris Lindsay, VP, Martek Pharmaceuticals and Dietary Supplements. "We are looking forward to working together to make life'sDHA(TM) more readily available to consumers."

DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) omega-3 is a long-chain omega-3 fatty acid that serves as a primary building block for the brain and the eyes, and also supports brain, eye, and cardiovascular health throughout one's lifetime. life'sDHA(TM) offers a trusted, vegetarian form of DHA that contains no oceanic pollutants or toxins. Derived from microalgae and produced in the U.S. using a sustainable source that does not deplete ocean resources, life'sDHA(TM) is found in numerous foods, beverages and supplements for people of all ages. It is also the only source of DHA used in U.S. infant formula and is available in more than 95 percent of the formulas on the U.S. market.

"The E.T. Horn Nutraceutical Group is proud to establish this relationship with Martek. The science and recognition of life'sDHA(TM) provides us with a powerful new product in our portfolio," said Kevin Salerno, President of E.T. Horn's Nutraceuticals Group.

About the E.T. Horn Company -

The E.T. Horn Company is one of the nation's largest distributors, marketers and manufacturers of raw materials and chemicals for use in coatings, building materials, elastomers, lubrication, nutraceuticals, cosmetics, personal care, and food products. Founded in 1961, the company has focused on providing formulation solutions, superior customer service, and technical expertise in distributing products from only the finest manufacturers. For additional information, please contact Barbara Vice, Business Development Manager, E.T. Horn Nutraceuticals Group, at [email protected].

About Martek Biosciences Corporation -

Martek Biosciences Corporation is a leading innovator in the development of nutritional products that promote health and wellness through every stage of life. Martek has become a leader in fermentation technology and is an innovator in the research and development of products derived from microalgae. Dedicated to advancing both science and health for better lives everywhere, Martek continues to expand its research pipeline and development capabilities.

For more information, visit www.martek.com.

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