Soft Gel Technologies To Include Phase 2 in Weight Control Products

Pharmachem Laboratories Inc. (PLI) and Soft Gel Technologies, Inc.® (SGTI® ) have reached an agreement to incorporate PLI’s Phase 2 Starch Neutralizer® into soft gelatin capsules exclusively through SGTI®. Phase 2 will be available as part of custom formulations for SGTI® customers. In addition, Phase 2 is an integral component of an innovative formula containing conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) and GlucoTrim®, SGTI®’s patented and clinically proven weight loss aid.

“We’ve developed a proprietary method for encapsulating Phase 2, CLA and GlucoTrim® and are excited by the weight loss potential of this novel combination,” said Kenn Israel SGTI® Director of Marketing. “We’re already in discussions with some of our strategic partners and I would expect to actively be involved in a number of markets within the next few months.”

Made from an extract of the white kidney bean, Phase 2 is used in a variety of weight control supplements sold worldwide, and is now available in soft gelatin capsules manufactured exclusively by SGTI®. Phase 2 “neutralizes” the enzyme responsible for metabolizing starches during the digestive process and allows carbohydrates to pass through the system before the calories are converted to fat.

“We’re delighted to be working with Soft Gel Technologies in the introduction of Phase 2 in some of their leading products,” said Mitch Skop, director of product development for Pharmachem. “We look forward to teaming up with another leader in the nutraceuticals industry and reaching a variety of new markets.”

Soft Gel Technologies, Inc.® is a leading contract manufacturer providing specialty soft gelatin encapsulation to the nutraceutical industry. SGTI®‘s leading product is a patented highly bio-available CoQ10 soft gel marketed as CoQsol®. Other key products include GlucoTrim®, a banaba leaf extract for blood glucose management, and Injuv®, a low molecular weight hyaluronic acid for cosmeceutical and joint health applications. Soft Gel Technologies, Inc.® is a privately held company based in Los Angeles, CA. For more information about Soft Gel Technologies Inc. and any of its products, call 800-360-SGTI or visit the company’s website at

Pharmachem Laboratories, based in Kearny, NJ, is the supplier of Phase 2 Starch Neutralizer®, an ingredient used in a variety of weight loss supplements sold in food, drug and mass market stores, worldwide. The company develops, supplies and manufactures a variety of high-quality, efficacious food ingredients under the strictest quality control. For more information about Phase 2, including a complete media kit, log-on to; or call 1-800-526-0609.

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