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Hygieia Health Revolutionizes Glucosamine Category With New Ingredient Opportunity

-Purpose-built facility supplies vegetarian and vegan GlucosaGreen® glucosamine

salts in powder, tablet or capsule form-

January 14, 2008 - Hong Kong - Hygieia Health Co. Ltd is proud to announce the introduction of its GlucosaGreen® line of vegetarian and vegan glucosamine in three salt forms, produced in its world-class, CGMP compliant, purpose-built facility using patent-pending technology and manufacturing processes. The 100% non-shellfish, non-animal-derived glucosamine is 100% vegetarian, non-allergenic, without typical residual impurities that can be found in alternative sources, and provides glucosamine supplement manufacturers with a safe, green, stable source of pure, white crystalline product, suitable for tableting without the need of coating, and ready for use in discriminating beverage applications.

Hygieia's range of Halal and Kosher certified glucosamine salts includes:

  • d-glucosamine HCl (USP)
  • d-glucosamine sulfate 2KCl (USP)
  • d-glucosamine sulfate 2NaCl (USP

“At a time when the retail glucosamine market has become extremely cluttered, Hygieia’s GlucosaGreen® represents a new opportunity for forward thinking brand owners to create product differentiation and new market space,” explains David Corcoran, Hygieia's Marketing Manager. “With our state-of-the-art purpose built GlucosaGreen® facility and CGMP finished dosage manufacturing capabilities, Hygieia stands ready to support the various international brands with either ingredient or bulk tablet/capsule supply for use in the highest-end, quality driven applications.”

In the glucosamine supply community, a new leader now stands out ready to enable customers to differentiate with the assurance of secure, high quality supply not impacted by seasonal fluctuations that may be a consideration with shellfish-derived material.

About Hygieia Health Co. Ltd:

Hygieia Health Co. Ltd is a Hong Kong registered company, formed in 2005 as a contract manufacturer of dietary supplements. In response to the demand for innovative ingredients, Hygieia developed a proprietary, patent pending manufacturing process for the production of a non-shellfish derived glucosamine. Commissioning of the purpose built, GlucosaGreen® production plant was achieved in 2006, with international sales commencing from the Hong Kong offices in 2007. GlucosaGreen®, Hygieia’s branded vegetarian glucosamine, is available in bulk powder and tablet/capsule forms, as are Hygieia’s range of chondroitin, shellfish derived glucosamine, herbal and other dietary supplement finished dosage forms.

For more information contact:

Hygieia Health Co., Ltd

Unit A, 6/F , TwoChinaChemPlaza

68 Connaught Rd

Hong Kong, China

David Corcoran

[email protected]

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