Robinson Pharma Inc. now offers the Unique IS-2 Probiotic Softgel. The Unique IS-2 Bacillus coagulans strain has been studied in several human clinical trials and is now available in an easy-to-swallow, shelf-stable soft gel. It has demonstrated high resistance to extreme temperature and humidity, is resistant to gastric acids and can survive transit through the gastrointestinal tract.

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New from InterHealth Nutraceuticals is Meratrim, a proprietary blend of two plant extracts: Sphaeranthus indicus flower heads and Garcinia mangostana fruit rind. Meratrim was shown in two randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical studies to be safe and effective for weight management as well as waist size management, says the company.

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DeltaTRAK now sells DeltaTRAK TempDot Plus time-temperature indicator labels. The labels are designed to indicate if a temperature breach occurs and the excursion length. The labels feature unique graphics and show users a green “ON” button following the IEC 5009 standard. Labels provide individual serial numbers for traceability. DeltaTRAK’s portfolio includes a range of temperature, humidity and pH monitoring devices, data loggers, wireless systems, thermometers and ethylene absorption products.

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Now available from Milk Specialties Global Human Nutrition Division are Whey Protein Hydrolysate powder for compaction into tablets with ease; a protein powder for high-protein bars in an all-dairy, 90% protein matrix that will increase shelf life; Instant Micellar Casein, an all-dairy 90% protein powder; and Clear Instantized Branched Chain Amino Acids (iBCAA).

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Golden Omega USA, a vertically integrated South American fish oil supplier, is now shipping a full portfolio of omega-3 concentrates from its California warehouse. States the company, “For North American customers, this means obtaining the freshest natural resources, obtained from wild ocean-going fish, without a need to ship them thousands of miles for processing.”

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Steviva Brands, Inc. introduced a stevia-based syrup blend designed to replace high-fructose corn syrup in beverages. Steviva Blend Syrup is composed of a proprietary combination of extracts, natural flavors and thickeners. The company says the product has “a mouthfeel identical to corn syrup and a sweet flavor profile that has no aftertaste.” It has 30 calories, six grams of fiber per 100 grams and is pesticide and GMO free.

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Biova LLC increased the standardized protein profile of its BiovaFlex water-soluble egg membrane ingredient to 88%. Said Matt Stegenga, director of marketing, “The primary composition of this matrix is a natural ratio of complex proteins including glycosaminoglycans, collagen, elastin, desmosine, isodesmosine and transforming growth factor.”

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Sabinsa Corporation has developed the “next generation of curcuminoids,” with the goal of addressing potency, color, dosage, stability and bioavailability concerns. Curcumin C3 Reduct (95% tetrahydrocurcuminoids) is a white powder with increased dosage efficiency that can be used in smaller capsules and tablets while retaining greater absorption, potency, stability and bioavailability.

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From Vitiva comes a new stevia line under the Sweet’n Vit brand. It offers maximum sweetness with minimum bitterness and can be used as a sweetener on its own or combined with natural sweeteners or with sucrose. With GRAS status, it is also all-natural, has zero calories and carbohydrates and induces no glycemic response.

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Viterra Canola Processing offers verraUltra9. This all-natural refined and deodorized oil is derived from a non-GMO source. The omega-9 high-oleic canola oil is double-expeller pressed and helps maintain its natural nutritional value.

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