Supplier Briefs: December 2012

DSM, based in the Netherlands, will acquire Fortitech of Schenectady, NY, for $634 million. Fortitech’s 2013 net sales are expected to be $270 million. Wellmune...

New Probiotic Manufacturing Process Investigated

Freising, Germany—A team of scientists from Technische Universitaet Muenchen (TUM) in Germany have published data supporting an energy- and cost-efficient manufacturing process that maintains...

Spirulina Linked to Anemia Reduction in Seniors

Kailua-Kona, HI—More than three million Americans over the age of 65 are living with anemia, according to the National Anemia Action Council. A new...

Supplier Briefs (September 2010)

EstroG-100 (a branded ingredient menopause support from Helios Corp. and Sunbio Corp.) announced that results of a phase II, human clinical trial, which showed...

Curcumin Improves Chemotherapy in Study

Landing, NJ—New data published in PLoS One suggest that a branded curcumin (BCM-95 from Dolcas Biotech, based here) may have some positive effects on...

Three-Month Trial Supports Immune Health Ingredient

Eagan, MN—In a recent trial, a branded immune health ingredient (Wellmune WGP from Biothera, based here) helped reduce the length of time subjects experienced...

Supplier Briefs: March 2015

Viridis BioPharma of Mumbai, India received NSF International Good Manufacturing Practices certification. The company makes MenaquinGold, distributed by Nu Science Trading, based in Phoenix,...

Ribose Gives Energy Boost in Animal Study

Ham Lake, MN—Bioenergy Life Science, based here, recently made public the results of a small-animal study in which the effects of caffeine and/or their...

Drink Texture and Expectations of Satiety

Brighton, UK—When you look at a drink, does the texture or creaminess influence how full it will make you? Some people believe yes. Keri...

Extraction Facility Makes Strides in Green Production

Merry Hill, NC—Botanical extraction specialist, Avoca, Inc. (a division of Pharmachem Laboratories) is now greener than ever. In the first installation of its kind...

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