Sabinsa Corporation Honored with Nutrition Business Journal Product Merit Award

PISCATAWAY, NJ, March 1, 2005 - Sabinsa Corporation, a manufacturer and supplier of high quality herbal extracts, cosmeceuticals, minerals and specialty fine chemicals, was awarded a product merit award for ForsLean® from the Nutrition Business Journal (NBJ). The NBJ Business Achievement Awards recognize companies for their distinguished achievements in various business categories within the natural products industry including: growth in large, mid-size and small companies; stock performance; efforts on behalf of the industry; environment and sustainability; personal service; and product merit. Awards will be presented to attending companies in a special ceremony at the NBJ Newport Summit in Dana Point, California in July.

"We are pleased to be recognized by the Nutrition Business Journal for our ongoing work surrounding ForsLean," stated Todd Norton, president, Sabinsa Corporation. "This award caps off a momentous year for ForsLean, which was confirmed safe in an independent review by CANTOX Health Services, and the patent surrounding the preparation of ForsLean was awarded the Thomas Alva Edison Patent Award by the Research & Development Council of New Jersey."

Nutrition Business Journal, a research, publishing and consulting company serving the nutrition, natural products and alternative health care industries, acknowledged the benefits of ForsLean, an extract derived from Coleus forskohlii roots, a plant native to warm temperate habitats including India. Coleus forskohlii is the only known plant source of forskolin, a natural compound that has been shown to increase lean body mass and help optimize body composition through cAMP activation. Sabinsa holds U.S. Patent #5,804,596 and was recently granted a European Patent for the use of forskolin as a weight management ingredient and manufactures and supplies various extract strengths for use in a variety of supplements and products.

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Sabinsa Corporation, founded in 1988, is a manufacturer and supplier of herbal extracts, cosmeceuticals, minerals and specialty fine chemicals. Sabinsa's mission is to provide alternative and complementary natural products for human nutrition and well-being. Over the past nine years, Sabinsa has brought to market more than thirty standardized botanical extracts and privately funded several clinical studies in conjunction with prestigious institutions in support of these products. With more than thirty scientists working full time conducting ongoing research both in India and the United States, Sabinsa continues to develop and patent phytonutrients for the world market. All products intended for human consumption are certified Kosher. For more information visit .

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