FAST-C Receives NBJ Scientific Achievement Award

Anaheim, CA (January 27, 2010) -- Nutrition Business Journal has announced in its January issue that FAST-C™, the patent pending Vitamin C ingredient innovated by Scientific Food Solutions and distributed by E.T. Horn in partnership as Alkemy Partners will receive the 2009 Scientific Achievement Award.

FAST-C is also is one of three finalists for the 2010 NutrAward for the Best New Ingredient.

“We are gratified that our strategy of having clinicals to back FAST-C before bringing it to market has been validated by this honor,” said Scientific Food Solutions president Gretchen Reece.

“FAST-C was selected by a committee with significant knowledge and experience in the industry, making this award a true honor,” said Kevin Salerno, President of ET Horn’s Nutraceutical Group.

Anthony Almada, Chief Science and IP Officer, is receiving the Efforts on Behalf of the Industry Award for his staunch protection of the scientific foundations of the industry. “We are guided by Anthony’s insistence in “science before sales,” Reece said.

The awards will be presented at the NBJ Summit At Dana Point, California in July.

The subject of two US-based double blind, randomized crossover clinical trials, FAST-C is a premium, faster absorbing and well-retained Vitamin C product. It utilizes a unique, patent-pending composition that provides a buffered and 90%+ acid neutralized Vitamin C, delivering Vitamin C with greater speed and excellent retention in an easily tolerated formulation that fosters greater compliance. FAST-C contains BioPerine, the patented bioavailability enhancement ingredient from Sabinsa Corporation, through a semi-exclusive licensing agreement.

About Scientific Food Solutions, LLC
Scientific Food Solutions, LLC is a nutritional bioactive innovation and research company that focuses upon applications for dietary supplement, conventional and functional food and beverage, and over the counter drug applications. The company’s bioactives are the product of patent pending compositions and independently validated clinical studies conducted in the USA. Scientific Food Solutions’ mission is to innovate and commercialize natural bioactives with specific, confidence-inspiring science, delivering safe and reproducible results that support the end consumers’ desire for enhanced health, function, and wellness. Scientific Food Solutions, located in Northern California, has been in operation since 2002.

About The E.T. Horn Company
The E.T. Horn Nutraceuticals Group, a division of The E.T. Horn Company, is a leading nutraceutical ingredient supplier in North America whose ingredients are used in the nutritional supplement, medical food, and pharmaceutical markets. The company is recognized as a leader in introducing new, cutting edge, active ingredients. Founded in 1961, the E.T. Horn Company is one of the nation's premier distributors of raw materials and chemicals. E.T. Horn is focused on providing formulation solutions, superior customer service and technical expertise in the distribution of products from the finest manufacturers.

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