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AFS Technical Director to Speak on Coffee Antioxidants at National Coffee Association Convention

Austin, TX (January 24, 2003) – Applied Food Sciences, LLC (AFS™) announced that Chris Fields, its Technical Director, will address attendees of the National Coffee Association’s 92nd Annual Convention about the science and application of natural antioxidants in coffee. This year’s convention is March 7-9 at the Boca Raton Resort and Club in Boca Raton, Florida.

Within the coffee industry, AFS is most known for its revolutionary HealthyRoast™ technology, which can double the natural antioxidant levels in brewed coffee without affecting taste and aroma. The HealthyRoast technology is 100% natural. HealthyRoast can also be applied in the roasting of organic coffee.

Ms. Fields’ speech, to be held on March 7, 2003, will provide scientific information on the antioxidant components of coffee and why they are believed to have health benefits.

The National Coffee Association’s annual convention brings together companies and senior corporate executives discussing the latest developments and opportunities in the coffee industry. Association officials estimate there will be more than 300 coffee company executives in attendance at this year’s convention. For more information on the upcoming convention, visit the National Coffee Association’s website at

For more information about AFS and HealthyRoast, please visit our website at or e-mail us at [email protected].

Applied Food Sciences, LLC (AFS™), based in Austin, Texas, specializes in the development and marketing of proprietary dietary supplement ingredients, food and beverage processing technologies and food and beverage ingredients. Currently AFS is most well known for its patented CDG™ (Calcium D-Glucarate), Preventium® (Potassium Hydrogen Glucarate) GCA™ (Green Coffee Antioxidant) and HealthyRoast™. CDG and Preventium are patented dietary supplement ingredients that are sold in bulk to more than 50 companies, such as GNC, Rexall, EAS, Schiff, Enzymatic Therapy and Natrol. HealthyRoast, which has been featured in USA Today, Parade, Prevention and Newsweek, is a technology utilized by coffee roasters that significantly boosts natural antioxidant levels in brewed coffee.

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