Branchburg, NJ—Lycored announced the launch of a state-of-the-art processing facility in Branchburg, NJ, complete with an informativemicrositeand a "virtual VIP tour" video that offers an educational and entertaining look around the site. The new plant—which is for Lycored's carotenoids, vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and real food ingredients—enables the company to maximize the purity, efficacy, and shelf-stability of its ingredients while exponentially increasing output capacity. The site provides advanced capabilities for milling, blending, drying, and coating, with opportunities for customization. The site also features an application lab and production line supporting taste application development. The facility is FDA-registered, cGMP-complaint, NSF-certified and allergen-free, with temperature- and humidity-controlled environments.

"Our Branchburg facility boasts formidable milling and blending proficiency with state-of-the-art technology," said Shirley Cohen, CEO at Lycored, in a press release. “It allows us to optimize nutrient efficacy and bioavailability while providing innovative formulations perfectly tailored to our customers’ requirements. When you prioritize quality at every step of the journey, all health breaks loose.”

Another feature of the new plant: The company says it took dramatic measures to reduce waste and preserve resources. According to the release, these include:
  • a reduced reliance on energy and transportation
  • AI-powered planting and harvesting systems
  • single-solvent tomato oleoresin extraction that reduces water use
“For more than a quarter of a century, we’ve been inspired to find new ways to make the most of natural nutrients for supplements and blends," Cohen added. "We’ve learned a lot along the way, reinventing and streamlining countless processes to maximize wellness and minimize waste. We’re now excited to share the fruits of that journey in our brand-new, state-of-the-art custom production facility.”
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