MONTREAL, Feb 15, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc. announces that the new Twinlab Corporation organization, will soon be launching three innovative new products with Neptune Krill Oil, NKO(TM). TWINLAB: JOINT KRILL OIL(TM); CARDIO KRILL OIL(TM) and PMS KRILL OIL(TM). The launch will take place early next month, at Expo West, the showcase health and natural food retail exposition, in Anaheim, California. "Radio shows, seminars and press conferences as well as publishing a book supporting Twinlab/NKO(TM) benefits, will be included in our launch program", said Dr. Henry Choi, Vice President, Product Development R&D, at Twinlab. "We are all certainly supporting the success of our Twinlab(TM)/NKO(TM) products", added Dr. Choi.
"Twinlab is a major and influential player in the nutritional industry, they are pioneers in the market and their commitment behind the Twinlab(TM)/NKO(TM) products is significant", said Bernard Giguere, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, at Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc. "Two of the three products, CARDIO KRILL OIL(TM) and PMS KRILL OIL(TM), are proprietary formulations with NKO(TM), designed exclusively for Twinlab. We are proud to join Twinlab in the launch of their new TWINLAB(TM)/NKO(TM) products", added Bernard Giguere.
Twinlab is a wholly owned subsidiary of Michigan-based IdeaSphere Inc., a leader in healthy living solutions for today's natural products consumers. It is an integrated provider of health and natural food supplements and is the owner of Rebus LLC, a leader in science-based publishing for the wellness sector. The Twinlab(TM) brand has represented the pinnacle of dietary supplements for over 35 years, and Twinlab(TM) products are available in health and natural food retail stores throughout the country.
Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc. develops and exploits marine biomasses with its patented extraction process (Neptune OceanExtract(TM)) utilizing marine biomasses, such as krill, and due to its technologies, Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc., is strategically well positioned in the $182 billion global nutrition market (Nutrition Business Journal, Oct/Nov 2004) based on the health and wellness concepts, markets in which natural biomass extraction is now playing an important role in developing nutrigenomics, the next wave in nutritional research.
Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc. is listed on the following Stock Exchange Market TSX-V Venture Exchange under the ticker symbol NTB.V, Berlin Exchange under the ticker symbol NTB.BE and the U.S Pink Sheets Exchange under the ticker symbol NPTZF.PK.
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