COPPELL, Texas, March 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mannatech, Inc. (Nasdaq: MTEX) today announced that it has been granted a patent for dietary supplements containing glyconutritionals by the government of Mexico.
"It is always exciting to add to the list of countries where our technology is patent protected," said Chief Executive Officer Robert M. Henry. "As our consumers have long known, we have very special products. They're proprietary and supported by science. As a company, we are in the perfect space right now. We have an opportunity that we believe to be the best in the network-marketing business."
Said Mannatech Chairman of the Board Sam Caster: "We believe that our proprietary complex of glyconutrients is critical in capturing significant market share in the exploding industry of wellness. Our patent in Mexico is simply another step in that direction."
In addition to Mexico, Mannatech has secured patents in France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Spain, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Japan, New Zealand, Australia, Singapore and the Republic of South Africa. In 1998 the Republic of South Africa became the first country to issue a patent to Mannatech.
Mannatech, Inc. is a wellness solution provider that develops innovative, high-quality, proprietary nutritional supplements, topical products and weight management products, which are sold through a global network-marketing system throughout the United States and the international markets of Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, Japan and New Zealand.
For more information about Mannatech visit www.mannatech.com.