Burgundy Botanical Extracts (“Burgundy”), a high-tech company specializing in botanical extracts and P.L. Thomas (“PLT”), Morristown, NJ, a full service provider of science-supported ingredient solutions for food, supplements and cosmeceuticals, announced an agreement for PLT to market and sell Burgundy’s botanical extracts for food and dietary supplements in the US and Canada.
Paul M. Flowerman, President of PLT, commented: “We are very excited to present to our clients with Burgundy’s exceptionally broad spectrum of botanical extracts, manufactured and documented to the highest standards. Discerning clients who require European quality at an excellent value will embrace a product line encompassing both highly cost-effective generic extracts as well as unique branded ingredients. These ingredients include UTIRose™, clinically proven hibiscus extract for urinary tract comfort and health; EyesBerry™, a superior blend of berries naturally rich in anthocyanosides for eye support; and IridoForce™, a Devil’s Claw extract for joint health.
Mr. Gontran Gaillot, Sales Strategy and Marketing Officer for Burgundy Botanical Extracts noted: “PLT’s 60 years’ dedication to marketing clinically-supported natural ingredients and its strong industry relationships will enable it to assist us in forging exciting strategic partnerships in the North American market.”
About Burgundy Botanical Extracts
Burgundy is a French manufacturer of botanicals extracts—and more precisely “actives from nature”—with facilities in France and Spain (further to the acquisition of the botanical extracts division of Cognis in 2009). Certified ISO 22000 (first extraction facilities worldwide to have been certified), ISO 9001, GMP, and even Ecocert (organic), Burgundy serves the food and health, beverages, pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries. Relying on a team of skilled scientists, nutritionists and technicians, Burgundy works to identify and anticipate the needs of tomorrow. Innovative concepts such as UTIrose™, Spineol ™, IridoForce™ are primary examples of these efforts. Only after ethno-botanical research, completed by a market study and a pragmatic vision, do ideas become reality. Our top-level technical equipment is able to product extracts in powder, concentrate, or liquid forms. Burgundy is treating up to 6000 tons of dried herbal raw materials per year—450 species in total—using a total extraction capacity of more than 300 000L. Get actives from a real manufacturer, because “nature suits you well”. www.burgundy-extracts.com
About P.L. Thomas
PLT, a longtime participant in the food and dietary supplement industries, has recently begun extending its traditional North American sales focus to fulfill its mission to provide global exposure for a growing number of the ingredients for which it takes sales and marketing responsibility. With a strong commitment to focused growth, PLT has recently hired its first employees outside of the U.S.A. and is also doubling the size of its Morristown, NJ headquarters. www.plthomas.com