Australia-based Pathway International Pty Ltd, a distributor for Vancouver, Wash.,-based Bergstrom Nutrition, was named Raw Material Supplier of the Year during the national conference of the Complementary Healthcare Council (CHC) of Australia. This was the first time an award has been made to a raw material supplier. The award was given at the CHC National Conference Industry Awards night, October 28, 2010. Pathway International is the exclusive Australia distributor of OptiMSM®, the only GRAS-designated MSM (methylsulfonylmethane), produced by Bergstrom Nutrition.
The award was presented for the following criteria:
- Represents and supplies high quality raw materials
- Supports products with high quality information and research
- Introduces innovative raw materials to the market
- Held in high esteem by their industry partners
- Customer service excellence
- Contributes to the Complementary Healthcare Industry beyond normal business requirements
In accepting the award, Pathway’s managing director Wayne Coote recognized the important role raw material suppliers play in the Australian Complementary Medicine Industry supply chain. “This award is for the passion and dedication of the Pathway team to this Industry, which positively contributes to the health of millions of Australians,” said Coote. “It also reflects the world-class suppliers of high quality ingredients which Pathway proudly represents in the Australasian market.”
About Bergstrom Nutrition
Bergstrom Nutrition produces proprietary and patented forms of MSM from the only dedicated GMP-compliant and ISO 9001:2008 registered MSM (methylsulfonylmethane) production facility in the world, exceeding industry standards for optimal purity and product consistency. The Vancouver, Wash.,-based company pioneered the use of MSM for human consumption in 1989. For information on Bergstrom Nutrition, call 1.888.733.5676 or visit www.bergstromnutrition.com.