Vista, California (March 7, 2007) — B&D Nutritional Ingredients, Inc. (B&D), announced today the extension of an agreement with Xsto Solutions to continue servicing the East Coast in representing premier raw materials essential to the dietary supplement, food and personal care products industries. The initial agreement began in 2006 with Xsto covering the Northeastern corridor. Under the terms of the extended agreement, Xsto will expand coverage to the Southeast.
“This agreement reflects the growing relationship we have with Xsto. The offering has received excellent customer response since its original announcement and presents opportunities for future growth. Applying the strengths of our two firms to create simple, valuable and trusted experiences is an important part of our focus,” stated Michael Sodaro, Vice President, Sales at B&D. “We are excited about extending our agreement with a leader like Xsto. The Xsto principals’, Fran Foley and Dan Murray, combined 29 years of experience in the dietary supplement and food industries provides immediate expertise. We look forward to offering service, science and innovations to help more East Coast manufacturers address challenges and realize their possibilities.” Xsto will be representing a full range of antioxidant products such as Betanat® (beta carotene), sgs™ (broccoli concentrate from seed), Enzogenol® (pine bark extract) and NuTriene™ (tocotrienols).
“Our mutual commitment offers customers more value-added resources and knowledge," added Fran Foley, President of Xsto. “We look forward to continuing a long-standing relationship with B&D."
About Xsto Solutions
Xsto Solutions was established in 2005 and is headquartered in Morristown, New Jersey. Xsto’s core focus is bringing a small number of new science-supported nutritional ingredients to the US dietary supplement market. Xsto personnel have successfully and profitably launched new products, driving sales by acting as US-based sales and marketing partners. Xsto has also partnered with existing small-to medium-sized US dietary supplement manufacturers with limited science-supported product portfolios to increase sales and marketing focus. Xsto can be reached at 973.975.4224.
About B&D Nutritional Ingredients, Inc.
Founded in 1993 and based in Vista, California, B&D Nutritional Ingredients, Inc., is a national leader in sales and marketing of premier raw materials essential to the dietary supplement and personal care industries. B&D has a portfolio of products from leading manufacturers. These products are primarily natural antioxidants. B&D is active in several industry organizations representing the dietary supplement and personal care industries. Memberships include The Council for Responsible Nutrition, The Drug, Chemical and Allied Trades Association, Inc. and the Pacific Technology Exchange.