Companies in the News: Neptune Technologies & Bioressources, Jamieson Laboratories, LycoRed Natural Products Industries, Enzymatic Therapy, Next Pharmaceuticals, Groupe Danone, American Custom Drying Company, Danisco A/S, Chr. Hanson, Tharos Laboratories, American Botanical Council, Nicara, Life Solutions Natural Products, Kanebo, Soft Gel Technologies, Nature’s Life.
1/31/2005 - Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc. Partners with Jamieson Laboratories
Canada-based Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc. has announced that Canadian natural health products company Jamieson Laboratories, is launching two products containing Neptune's Neptune Krill Oil, NKO(TM).
1/28/2005 - LycoRed adds LycoMato Powder to its List of GRAS Ingredients for Functional Food Use
Israel-based LycoRed Natural Products Industries, Ltd., has announced that its LycoMato® Powder has been self-affirmed GRAS (Generally Recognized As Safe) for functional food use, through an independent evaluation by an expert panel.
1/26/2005 - Enzymatic Therapy Introduces Earth's Promise
US-based natural products company Enzymatic Therapy has announced the introduction of greens supplement, Earth's Promise, a powdered drink mix offered in three flavors, and combining twenty vitamin-rich ingredients with fiber and potent antioxidants like green tea.
1/26/2005 - Next Pharmaceuticals Launches Citri-Z(TM)
US-based ingredient supplier, Next Pharmaceuticals, has announced the introduction of Citri-Znot (TM), a patented ((US Patent No. US 6,184,246) citrus extract standardized to not less than 30% polymethoxyflavones (PMF). According to the company the product is targeted at inflammation and cholesterol.
1/25/2005 - New Generation of Yogurt Promotes Digestive System Wellness
France-based Groupe Danone has introduced Activia(R) probiotic culture containing yogurt to Canadian supermarkets. Activia(R) contains a live and unique probiotic culture exclusive to Danone called Bifidobacterium lactis, known as BL(TM), which has proven beneficial effects on digestive system health.
1/24/2005 - New Clean Room For Food Packaging Added at American Custom Drying Company
US-based American Custom Drying Company has announced the construction of a $500,000 new packaging room for its 4,000lbs/hr food ingredient spray dryer.
1/21/2005 - Danisco Launches Groundbreaking Plasticiser
Denmark-based Danisco A/S has announced that is has received authorization to use and sell its new, vegetable oil-based plasticizer GRINDSTED® SOFT-N-SAFE in the EU. According to the company, the main ingredient is a vegetable oil already used in foods such as margarine and chocolate, and is intended to provide consumers with an alternative to materials such as phthalates.
1/20/2005 - Chr. Hansen a Step Ahead With New Texturing Culture
Denmark-based Chr. Hansen has introduced a new phage-unrelated, texturing mesophilic culture, XT-313 to meet the need for strains with a high texturing ability.
1/19/2005 - Tharos Labs Introduces NYTEX (TM)
US-based nutraceutical company Tharos Laboratories Inc. (TLI) has announced the introduction of a new supplement containing a fruit-derived ingredient, PROCIDIN(TM). According to the company, the product is intended to address all phases of sleep and promote daytime alertness.
1/17/2005 - American Botanical Council Announces New FasTrak HerbClip(TM) Program
US-based American Botanical Council (ABC) has announced its new FasTrak addition to its HerbClip™ service, which will provide more timely access to herbal reviews, circumventing possible delays in the writing and editorial process. Beginning in January 2005, each HerbClip release will contain at least one FasTrak HerbClip.
1/17/2005 - Enzymatic Therapy Launches Vegetarian Capsules
US-based supplement company Enzymatic Therapy has announced the rollout of new vegetarian UltraCaps(TM), which, according to the company, dissolve up to 7 times faster than other vegetarian capsules on the market.
1/14/2005 - Natural Spa Products From Nicara
According to an article on Beauty-UK, a new UK-based skincare company, Nicara, has introduced a line of spa products including treatment oils and salts, body creams and exfoliants, shower gels, bath milk and body wraps, made using botanical ingredients.
1/11/2005 - Naturopathic Medical Doctor and Holistic Pharmacist Launch Line of Liquid Nutritional Supplements
Dr. Mark Stengler, N.M.D. and pharmacist Michael Lenzner have joined together to form US-based supplement company, Life Solutions Natural Products. According to the release issued by the company, the company intends to produce an extensive line of liquid nutritional supplements.
1/11/2005 - Cholesterol-free Ice Cream May Save Kanebo Unit
According to an article in the Japan Times, cholesterol-free ice cream made from soybean milk which uses newly developed technology to concentrate soybean milk into rich cream, is expected to have a positive financial impact and help Industrial Revitalization Corp.'s Kanebo group survive restructuring. According to the article, the group projects first-year sales of 2 billion yen, or 5 percent of Japan's premium ice cream market.
1/10/2005 - Soft Gel Technologies, Inc.® Introduces CoQsol-CF™--Enhanced Absorption CoQ10
US-based Soft Gel Technologies, Inc.®, has introduced CoQsol-CF™, a crystal-free, completely solubilized, patent pending soft gel formulation of coenzyme Q10 in a proprietary matrix. According to the company, a pilot clinical trial has demonstrated that this delivery system enhanced the bioavailability of CoQ10, and further studies are in progress.
1/6/2005 - Nature’s Life® Introduces New Products
US-based supplement company Nature’s Life has announced the introduction of Cooking With Calcium(TM) supplement and Cooking With Calcium Cinnamon(TM) supplement containing a powdered form of Calcium Lactate Gluconate, as well as the addition of certified organic soy protein to its Super Green Pro-96® line.