Nu Science Trading, LLC introduced a water-soluble version of MenaquinGold, a branded vitamin K2-7. This ingredient opens up new possibilities for finished product makers, says the company, and is all natural and stable. MenaquinGold is manufactued by Synergia Life Sciences using proprietary fermentation technology in a dedicated GMP facilty.
 
Sabinsa Corp. now distributes Polybos, a water-soluble polysaccharide fraction of Boswellia serrata. Polybos is said to offer joint support in adjuvant-induced arthritic animal models. States the firm, “The water-soluble property makes aqueous formulations practical, especially for sports nutritional applications.”
 
OptiPure now offers Sacha Inchi, a superfood that contains omegas–3, –6 and–9. Three forms are available: a vitamin E-rich oil with “an outstanding shelf life;” a high-protein, fiber-rich powder that is ready to mix with water; and seeds that can be coated and used in confectionary products. All are gluten-free, vegan and non-GMO.
 
New from Fruit d’Or is Cran Naturelle Organic, from whole organic cranberry. It comes in organic cranberry protein powder, whole cranberry fruit powder, high-potency tea powder, organic cranberry juice extract powder and organic cranberry seed oil. 

News and notes from industry suppliers.

Often, we don’t know what we need to make our lives more convenient, until some new technology arrives to show us. People got by without the Internet fairly well in the pre-digital era, but can you imagine life without it now? If so, good for you! You’re a more resourceful sort than the rest of us over-connected Web crawlers. But the point here is that the same general principle applies to retailing. Once you’ve integrated or upgraded to some of the technologies described below, you’ll never know how you got by without them.

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Embria Health Sciences just added four Olympic medals and one World Cup championship to its team.

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Hadley, MA—A combination of vitamin E (delta tocotrienols), antioxidant polyphenols and niacin may support heart health by reducing inflammation.

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Toms River, NJ—A bone health ingredient has shown promise for reducing osteoarthritis symptoms in a new study published in Integrative Medicine.