Under the terms of the agreement, Artemis will be the preferred U.S. distributor for the Fruit d’Or line of organic and conventional cranberry and blueberry ingredients. The initial product line will include standardized proanthocyanidin whole cranberry powders, cranberry seed powders, in addition to organic and conventional whole blueberry powders.
Related: Immune Support: A Holistic Endeavor Fruit d’Or Institutes New Testing Regimen to Demonstrate Cranberry Efficacy Keys to a Healthy HeartLeslie Gallo, President of Artemis, said in the release: “Connecting our business with consistently high-quality cranberry and blueberry production has been quite a challenge. Fruit d’Or shares our vision for unrivaled ingredients and is equally committed to innovation and excellence. Like Artemis, Fruit d’Or is committed to best-in-class customer service and has an exceptionally talented leadership team. We look forward to working together toward our common goals of growth and excellence. This partnership is a natural next step to ensure the continued quality of our highly regarded Berryceutical ingredient line.”
Jean Leclerc, Director of Sales and Business Development for the Nutraceutical and Co-products division of Fruit d’Or, added: “At Fruit d’Or, we are cultivating what’s real. So being closely associated with Artemis International, having not only a full understanding of the industry but also a deep respect for the people they are working with, leads us to believe that they will help us to cultivate also what’s real within US.”