Supplier Briefs: November 2014

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Aker BioMarine Antarctic AS recently secured approval for Superba krill oil from the Food Safety Standards Authorities of India. The company also received three Australian Innovation Patents for producing and extracting krill oil from fresh Antarctic krill.

Carlsbad, CA-based Glanbia Nutritionals, Inc. will now distribute MenaQ7 PURE from Nattopharma in the United States and Canada.

Pharmachem Laboratories of Kearny, NJ, showcased a variety of carb-rich food made with Phase 2 Carb Controller at the 2014 Weight Management Technologies Seminar in Itasca, IL. Lunch included individual packets of DietSpice with Phase 2, the first functional seasoning, for sprinkling on carb-rich foods.

Embria Health Sciences of Ankeny, IA, is hosting a campaign in which every “like” of its Facebook page (/EpiCorImmune) will result in a donation to give one child lifesaving vitamins for one year through Vitamin Angels. The company hopes to help as many as 25,000 children.

Biova LLC now has a second location in Olathe, KS, to “focus on managing the burgeoning product development and marketing operations for Biova’s egg membrane technologies and branded ingredients.”

The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently approved a five-fold increase in how much tomato-derived lycopene can be used as a colorant in ready-to-eat meat products. This natural coloring agent can be used to replace FD&C Red #40 and carmine in deli meats, sausage and hot dogs, according to
LycoRed of Orange, NJ.

DuPont Nutrition & Health is expanding its Madison, WI, manufacturing facility to broaden its range of sustainable, bio-based ingredients. The first steps include an additional milling, blending and packaging line for live bacteria cultures; and the second phase will increase the fermentation capacity for cultures.

innoVactiv of Rimouski, QC, Canada, announced that its InSea2 ingredient is now Non-GMO Project Verified.

ESM Technologies of Carthage, MO, was recently visited by Bryce Wylde, functional medicine expert and medical advisor to The Dr. Oz Show. Wylde wanted to get a closer look at the manufacturing of and research behind NEM brand eggshell membrane.

Published in WholeFoods Magazine, November 2014