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Natural product company news from the week of September 20, 2015

A roundup of announcements from natural product companies this week, including a new line of pet supplements from NOW and a new sweetener from Steviva Ingredients.

The first PSPA supplement for stress management in the U.S. market, PS-PA Synergy, was launched by Jarrow Formulas Inc.

NOW is introducing a new line of pet supplements formulated specifically to support the health and wellness of pets, developed under the guidance of Dr. Barbara Royal, DVM, CVA, a renowned Midwestern veterinarian and pioneering expert in holistic animal care.

The Barry Callebaut Group has launched the Cocoa Horizons Foundation, an independent nonprofit organization created to improve the livelihoods of cocoa farmers and their communities. 

As part of a new retail partnership, PROBAR bite organic snack bars will be sold in all Target locations across the country.

Valensa International announced that it has received a series of patents covering the composition and application of nutraceutical formulations featuring Perilla seed oil as a major component. The most important of these new patents is one that covers the use of Perilla seed oil alone or in combination with other Omega-3 sources such as krill oil, algae oils, fish oils and other seed oils for cardiovascular health support.

After nearly a year of testing, a new line of eco-conscious sunscreen and skincare products makes its debut from Stream2Sea.

Glanbia Nutritionals’ EasyFlav clean flavor technology has eliminated the bitter and green notes from its HarvestPro pea protein to create the most neutral-tasting, 100 percent vegan protein on the market. 

Organic Technologies, producer of AlaskOmega omega-3 fish oil concentrates and natural oils, has significantly tightened its product specification limits for oil oxidation and environmental contaminants over the entire AlaskOmega omega-3 line to better reflect the superior freshness and purity of its oil.

Sustainable seafood provider Wild Planet Foods introduced its new Wild Mackerel Fillets, canned using only mackerel, organic extra virgin olive oil, water and sea salt.

Mead Johnson Nutrition announced the launch of the Next Generation Enfamil Premature Formulas, the first formulas designed to meet the 2014 Global Expert Recommendations for the nutritional care of preterm infants for all labeled nutrients.

After successful launches in both North America and Europe, OmniActive Health Technologies will officially launch Gingever High Potency Ginger to the Japanese market at Hi Japan 2015 taking place October 7-9 at the Tokyo Big Sight Exhibition Center in Tokyo, Japan. 

Steviva Ingredients has introduced an addition to its line of all-natural, high-intensity sweeteners: CocoSweet+. It's composed of coconut sugar, harvested from the blossoms of the coconut tree and of high-grade, water-extracted stevia.

duBreton, a North American producer of organic and Certified Humane Raised and Handled pork, announced its commitment to raising 300,000 more crate-free pigs by 2018. This represents an investment of $30 million to advance the duBreton vision to be the world leader in organic and Certified Humane Raised and Handled pork and an international role model for best practices based on animal welfare and organic, GMO-free practices.

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