Cognis now offers Texapon K 12 P PH, a pharmaceutical-grade sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS) tableting agent. This GRAS-approved agent is “particularly efficient in tableting processes due to its small and consistent particle size,” says the company. Texapon K 12 P PH can be used as a wetting agent, lubricant or solubilizer.

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Earthcycle Packaging Ltd. now offers compostable trays for the agriculture industry. The trays come in either black or a natural earth color and are intended for holding produce like tomatoes, avocados and apples during shipping and packing. The trays are 100% compostable and recyclable.

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Icon Group, LLC (a NutraGenesis affiliate company) introduces TrimElite for weight management and metabolic wellness. According to the company, TrimElite has substantiated structure–function claims for weight management, satiety, appetite control, thermogenesis, heart health, blood sugar balance, stress reduction and mood enhancement. TrimElite is made of two proprietary weight management ingredients that are each supported by human trials.

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Ingredia Nutritional has launched a new series of hydrolysates and proteins. The Nutritional Solutions proteins come from fresh milk through a non-naturing process. The proteins have low bitterness and are suitable for several applications.

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OptiPure Technologies has launched IncaCartilago, a high-quality chondroitin that offers targeted benefits for bone and joint health. According to studies, this Humboldt squid-derived chondroitin enhances the production of collagen; enhances osteoblastic and osteocalcin formation, replication and expression; and selectively binds to midkines (which are responsible for pain sensation).

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Helios Corp. has partnered with Summit Resource Group to offer Diabetinol for those with diabetes. After completing the second part of a clinical study nearly four months ago, Helios believes that this ingredient can play a major part in helping to manage glucose intolerance. According to the companies, "Diabetinol provides a competitive, natural choice derived from Citrus components. The performance and safety data bearsa clear benefit as compared to any other botanical/nutra choice in thediabetes category."

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Spectra Total ORAC from FutureCeuticals delivers more than 40,000 total ORAC per gram. It is offered in powdered form and is non- GMO and gluten free. The ingredient is made from high-quality fruit, vegetables, concentrates and herb extracts.

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A&B ingredients, Inc. now offers Cytoguard Stat-N, a preservative that protects against spoilage bacteria and major pathogens. This new offering has a wide pH range and is water soluble. Also, it is intended for poultry, seafood, dairy and other food applications like dips and dressings. It is said to be free of GMOs and allergens.

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Lalmin Vita D is the newest ingredient to debut from Lallemand Health Ingredients. The product contains elevated levels of vitamin D and is made with inactivated whole cell yeast. With 8,000 IU of vitamin D per gram, Lalmin Vita D it is intended for food fortification, softgels, capsules and tablets, says the firm.

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NutraGenesis LLC now offers WellBody•365, which provides “balanced, efficacious immune support.” This clinically tested ingredient combines Maitake mushroom extract plus Sensoril (a branded Ashwagandha extract). This highly bioavailable ingredient is GRAS and safe for everyday use.

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