Circle Grp. Hldgs FiberGel Technologies' Launches New Z-Trim Product Line

MUNDELEIN, Ill., March 28 /PRNewswire/ -- FiberGel Technologies, a subsidiary of Circle Group Holdings (AMEX:CXN), announced today the launching of Z-Trim Plus, a new Z-Trim product line formulated to make specific high fat foods healthier for the institutional and food service markets.

The new line adds functional food ingredients such as Omega 3 fatty acids, anti-oxidants, as well as both soluble and insoluble fiber, and other ingredients essential to healthy eating, while reducing calories from fat up to 50%.

Each Z-Trim Plus product is flavor-designed for a specific food application such as margarine & butter, mayonnaise, sour cream, cream cheese and others, and is currently being tested to address childhood obesity and help satisfy requirements of the Federal School Meals program.

"Z-Trim Plus answers the call not only for fat reduction, but for all the health benefits, cost considerations, ease-of-use and functionality sought in food formulations today," said Rick Harris, Vice-President of Sales and Marketing for FiberGel Technologies, Incorporated.

About Z-Trim(R)

Z-Trim, is a natural zero calorie fat-substitute made from the hulls of corn, oats, soy, rice, and barley that lowers 25% to 50% of calories from fats in most foods without negatively affecting taste or texture. Z-Trim generally can't be detected by consumers when formulated correctly in dairy, dressings, dips, sauces, baked goods, processed meats, snack foods, cookies, pies, cakes, icings, brownies, bars, ice cream, milk shakes and many other foods. It improves texture significantly; makes meats juicier, baked goods moister, dips creamier. Z-Trim lets you to eat more of the foods you love without fear of weight gain and allows you to lose weight without giving up the foods you love. Z-Trim adopts the flavor and mouth feel of most recipes and reduces aftertaste in most foods. It has been proven in studies that a majority of consumers prefer Z-Trim foods over their full-fat counterparts. Z-Trim can substantially reduce harmful Trans and saturated fats and adds healthy insoluble and soluble dietary fiber which can be beneficial to heart patients and diabetics. Z-Trim can improve digestion without any negative side effects sometimes associated with other fat substitutes. Z-Trim has been featured on Fox News "Your World w/ Neil Cavuto"; USA Today, Chicago Tribune, as well as local affiliates of NBC, FOX and CBS.

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