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Taiyo Updates its Sunphenon® Line of Green Tea Extracts

The Essence of Green Tea, Naturally
Green tea is an emerging ingredient for use in healthy foods and beverages. New additions to Taiyo’s Sunphenon® line of green tea extracts includes its new green tea base and green tea beverage line-up Sunphenon 30S, Sunphenon 30LB, Sunphenon 30R and Sunphenon MK-1. These highly purified, standardized green tea catechins are perfect for use in antioxidant rich RTD’s without the color or astringency typically associated with such extracts. Taiyo has over 20 years of experience with formulating beverages, dairy products and foods with green tea and green tea extracts.

The Power of Green Tea - EGCg
Taiyo has recently updated its Catechin rich nutritional Sunphenon® line of standardized green tea extracts, perfect for use in antioxidant based functional foods and beverages. These green tea catechins act as extremely potent natural antioxidants and antimicrobial agents. The Sunphenon® nutritional line is available in caffeinated, decaffeinated and reduced astringency extracts, with EGCg purity levels as high as 95%.

Green Tea Caffeine
Taiyo recently launched its standardized natural green tea caffeine extracts, perfect for energy and weight loss products. Available in both 20% and 40% caffeine, these extracts also contain high levels of standardized green tea catechins - the perfect mix for supplements, beverages and foods targeting weight loss, sports activities and energy based concepts.


Taiyo International is the North American sales office for Taiyo Kagaku Japan, a leading manufacturer of functional ingredients for the food, beverage and dietary supplement industries. Taiyo focuses on the development of innovative ingredients, derived from natural sources, to further develop the body’s ability to protect and manage one’s health.

Sunphenon has been approved by the Japanese Foundation for Health and Nutrition as a Food for Specified Health Use (FOSHU). Sunphenon was further honored with the Industrial Achievement Award, IFT Food Expo 2000, USA.

Scott Smith
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