Natural vitamin E products now meet European Union’s market requirements
CHICAGO – Jesse R. Lopez, founder, president and CEO of SourceOne™ Global Partners, has announced that Beijing Gingko Group has received non-GMO Identity Preservation certification for several of its proprietary Ginnovay™ heart healthy ingredients. The soy-based vitamin E, phytosterol and isoflavone products are produced in a new state-of-the-art facility designed to meet GMP standards and in accordance with the GeneScan non-GMO IP control program. SourceOne has the exclusive sales and marketing rights to Ginnovay™ vitamin E products.
“SourceOne now has an enviable position to supply in the European Union as one of the only companies that can provide Identity Preserved non-GMO heart-healthy ingredients,” Lopez comments. “The GeneScan-certified vitamin E products offer superior value with the necessary regulatory support. We are excited to offer both European and American manufacturers this outstanding portfolio of vitamin E solutions.”
SourceOne’s Ginnovay™ line of products certified by GeneScan include, but are not limited to: SterolSource™ 95% phytosterols, GammaSource™ 70% mixed tocopherols, TocoSource™ 70% palm tocotrienol oil, TocoSource™ 30% palm tocotrienol powder, TocoSource™ 70% rice tocotrienol oil and TocoSource™ 30% rice tocotrienol powder.
“The concept of full traceability from seed through finished product has never been more important in the consumption of nutraceutical products as it is today, and as it will continue to be,” Lopez asserts. “In the highly active and competitive European market, compounds with the esteemed GeneScan certification are prized, as few are awarded this lofty seal of approval, which is key in the new European labeling regulations. SourceOne, through its long-term partnership with Beijing Gingko Group, now provides GeneScan certification on the Ginnovay™ family of heart-healthy ingredients, which instantly provides the assurance of superior quality and safety to manufacturers, retailers and ultimately, consumers.”
GeneScan is the world market leader in the field of molecular biological testing for Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) in food, feed and agricultural raw materials. With offices in the USA, Europe, Brazil and Hong Kong, GeneScan offers the broadest portfolio of GMO testing services, testing kits, and GMO-related consulting as well as consulting & certification services worldwide that focus particularly on Identity Preservation (IP) and Traceability Systems. This includes the establishment of individual systems, integrated in HACCP and other QM systems already in place, audits and certification.
About Beijing Ginkgo Group
The BGG is a leading manufacturer of natural source ingredients and one of the top natural medicine manufacturers in China and in the world. The company currently operates six GMP-certified facilities and plans to open a new state of the art Research & Development facility in April 2005 to further meet the changing needs of the global nutraceutical industry. BGG’s primary standardized ingredient offerings, in addition to the Ginnovay™ family of vitamin E products, currently include bilberry extract, green tea extracts, licorice root extracts, black soybean hull extract, fucoidan seaweed extract, and specialized licorice derivatives. In addition to being produced under strict GMP manufacturing guidelines, these products are Kosher Certified and GMO free. Their botanical extracts are active principles for companies in the pharmaceutical, medical care, cosmetic, food additive, beverage, tobacco and healthy food industries.
About SourceOne™ Global Partners
SourceOne was conceived as a company whose core competence is to integrate legitimate science with strong trade and consumer branding. SourceOne™ Global Partners has built a network of exclusive alliances with top nutritional ingredient research and development companies worldwide to source and offer patented ingredients supported by proprietary science as part of a turnkey marketing program that dramatically increases the odds for marketing success.