Supplier Briefs: November 2016

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Supplier Briefs

InterHealth Nutraceuticals, Inc., Benicia, CA, announced that a paper on Zychrome has been accepted for publication in Food & Nutrition Research. This study found the ingredient significantly reduced fasting blood glucose levels compared to baseline, whereas the placebo group did not. In addition, the ingredient reduced the inflammatory cytokine TNF-a.

For the fourth time, Sami Labs, parent company to Sabinsa Corp. of Bangalore, India, received the Platinum Distinction Special Recognition Award from the Visvesvaraya Trade Promotion Centre, Government of Karnataka Organization. The award recognizes “top exporters from the state of Karnataka for their outstanding performance.” Sami Labs also received the DC Media Kerala MSME Excellence In Research and Development Award.

Kyowa Hakko of New York, NY, is now distributing AminoScope, a magazine about developments in Kyowa’s network. The current issue can be downloaded at http://
kyowausa.com/uploads/pdfs/|aminoscope_summer_2016.pdf.

Nashville, NC-based Carolina Innovative Food Ingredients, Inc. announced it will now offer certified organic versions of its sweet potato ingredients.

For the second year in a row, Aker BioMarine of Oslo, Norway, received an “A” rating from the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership in its annual sustainability overview of reduction fisheries for 2016.

Published in WholeFoods Magazine November 2016