Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Spain - January 26, 2007
Dr. Miguel Jimenez, president of Polifenoles Naturales ("POLINAT") of the Canary Islands, Spain, announced the company's acquisition of National Bioscience Corp, (NBC), Chester, New York. National Bioscience was headed by the recently deceased Dr. Zakir Ramazanov, a well-respected pioneer, scientist and leader in the nutraceuticals industry. (For more information about Dr. Ramazanov, please see press release: "Dr. Zakir Ramazanov, President of National Bioscience and beloved husband and father, died suddenly in November." link to press release
Polifenoles Naturales and National Bioscience Corporation are sister companies. Polinat has long been responsible for commercialization and production of many of Dr. Ramazanov's innovations and developments.
At the same time, Dr. Jimenez also announced the appointment of P.L. Thomas (PLT), Morristown, New Jersey as exclusive representative of Polinat's line of products in North America. Additionally, PLT will service all of National Biosciences' accounts. Dr. Jimenez said, "National Bioscience Corp., Polinat and PLT have enjoyed a long and trusted relationship, making the selection of PLT the perfect choice."
Paul Flowerman, president of PLT commented: "Everyone at PLT is deeply saddened with the loss of our friend and colleague Zakir. We are honored that we have been asked to take responsibility for his customers and projects. We are also proud to represent Polinat's exceptional line of standardized fruit and botanical extracts. This broad offering includes Pomegranate P40p™ (P40p), Apple, "Appol" ™, Plum (Prune), Grape leaves, White Cherry, Blueberry, along with Rhodiola rosea, and exciting new developments in science-based products."
About P.L. Thomas
PL Thomas, a New Jersey-based ingredient supplier, offers fifty years of innovation in securing reliable, high quality raw materials for the food/functional food and nutrition industries. PLT is a one-stop resource for application solutions, current industry information and technical service, and specializes in water-soluble gums and clinically-supported botanical extracts.
Polifenoles Naturales SL (POLINAT) is a european research-driven bulk ingredient manufacturer which concentrates its efforts on the identification, development and production of active principles derived from plants, for use in dietary supplement, health food and cosmetics industries.
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