Fortitech, Inc. Wins 2005 Natural Products Award

Schenectady, N.Y., October 12, 2005 – Fortitech, Inc., the world leader in custom nutrient premixes, has been selected as a 2005 Natural Products Award winner by national trade publication, Nutritional Outlook magazine in New Jersey.

“For the past two years, the annual Natural Products Awards are given to companies that demonstrate merit and are consistently moving toward advancing the industry,” said Jim Wagner, publisher of Nutritional Outlook.

Each year, over 150 companies including nutrition, retail, health and pharmaceutical companies are considered for the award which covers categories including ingredients, packaging, research and manufacturing. The publication selected Fortitech as an award winner under the ingredients category for its innovative products showcased recently at the annual Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Expo in New Orleans, La. During the IFT Food Expo, Fortitech showcased healthy nutrient premixes that can be used in kid’s products. With childhood health conditions like obesity and diabetes on the rise, consumers and manufacturers alike are looking for more nutritious choices for kids. Fortitech met both the formulation and processing challenges and showcased products that had both a fun and healthy twist.

The samples included vitamin C and calcium fortified apple slices, freeze pops with an antioxidant profile, calcium fortified donuts, chocolate pudding with vitamins A, B and D and a cappuccino flavored shake that provided 50 percent of the daily recommended allowance of calcium.

Nutritional Outlook magazine is written for manufacturers, packagers, formulators and distributors of vitamins and nutritional supplements. The magazine highlights the latest industry news, products and equipment and examines current legislative actions with commentary from the industry's foremost associations and spokespeople.

About Fortitech, Inc.

Founded in 1986, Fortitech, Inc. is the world leader in the development of custom nutrient premixes for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries, integrating functional ingredients from a comprehensive selection of vitamins, minerals, amino acids, nucleotides and nutraceuticals. Fortitech is ISO 9001:2000 and FPA certified and meets kosher and Halal standards. Headquartered in Schenectady, N.Y., the company has a global network of manufacturing and distribution facilities, throughout Europe, Asia Pacific, South America, Mexico and the United States (New York and California). For more information, visit ¾ powered by FortiSource® ¾ the ultimate fortification destination. Not just premixes...Strategic Nutrition.


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