Kosher-Certified Policosinol Now Offered by P.L. Thomas

Morristown, NJ -- June 15, 2006 -- PL Thomas (PLT) announced today that their Policosinol is now kosher certified, underscoring the company's commitment to meeting the growing demand for kosher products in the marketplace.

Policosanol, extracted from sugar cane wax, is used in CV Health and Cholesterol support applications. Policosanol is a mixture of higher primary aliphatic alcohols isolated whose main component is octacosanol.

PLT's Policosanol provides several advantages to formulators and manufacturers of nutritional supplements. It is made from sugar cane wax – the same raw material source used for various clinical studies. In addition, the PLT product is manufactured by a unique process known as molecular distillation. As a result PLT is able to supply Policosanol that is not in violation of existing US patents.

P.L. Thomas, a New Jersey-based ingredient supplier, offers more than fifty years of innovation in securing reliable, high quality raw materials for the dietary supplement, food and beverage industries. PLT is a one-stop resource for application solutions, current industry information and technical service. The company specializes in clinically-supported branded ingredients, standardized botanical extracts, water-soluble gums, natural flavors and colors, and encapsulation technologies.

For more information, please call Scott Rosenbush at 973-984-0900, x223 , or on the West Coast Bill Wallace at 949-786-4372.

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