Los Angeles, CA, June 23, 2008 – Los Angeles-based Jarrow Formulas® today announced that Jarro-Dophilus EPS™, its enhanced probiotic system for intestinal health and immune support, has won Vitamin Retailer Magazine’s 2008 “Vity” Award.
Jarro-Dophilus EPS™ was named as a 1st place “Vity” Award winner in the ““Acidophilus, Probiotics or Enzymes” category. This is the 6th consecutive year Jarrow Formulas has won a “Vity” award.
This prestigious award honors the industry’s best selling products. The results are based on a nationwide survey of health food stores conducted by Vitamin Retailer Magazine.
Jarrow Formulas® Jarro-Dophilus EPS™ combines both room temperature stability and an enteric coat to protect against stomach acid. Jarro-Dophilus EPS™ is formulated with 8 different species of friendly bacteria from 4 genera: Lactobacillus, Bifidobacterium, Pediococcus and Lactococcus. At the time of manufacture, each capsule contains 5 billion probiotic bacteria. Jarro-Dophilus EPS™ is especially helpful to people who do not eat a balanced diet, consume little fiber or fermented foods, take antibiotics, are under stress, travel or simply want to strengthen their intestinal immune system.
“Jarro-Dophilus EPS is truly an enhanced probiotic system providing consumers support for their intestinal and immune health,” says Peilin Guo, Executive Vice President for Jarrow Formulas. “This leading probiotic formula features enhanced stability, enteric coating protection from stomach and bile acids, high potency and an 8-species array of bacteria.”
Jarrow Formulas® is a nutritional supplement formulator and marketer founded in 1977 and incorporated in 1988. The company markets its products throughout the United States and internationally in more than 20 countries in Europe, Asia, Israel and Latin America. The company offers a complete line of nutritional products that includes vitamins, minerals, specialty antioxidants, probiotics, amino acids, standardized herbal concentrates and enzymes. Jarrow Formulas® is active in regulatory affairs, helping to maintain Americans’ rights to free access to dietary supplements. Its products are manufactured by Jarrow Industries Incorporated, a pharmaceutical quality facility located in Santa Fe Springs, CA.