Supplier Briefs: October 2013

At its year-end meeting, Forsyth, MO-based National Enzyme Company gave awards to four vendors that contribute to the firm’s “commitment to quality and excellence.” BIO-CAT won Vendor of the Year, Stauber Performance Ingredients, Inc. was awarded Most Resourceful, Pharm-Rx Chemical Corp won Specialty Vendor of the Year, and Paradigm Packaging won Newcomer of the Year.

InterHealth Nutraceuticals of Benicia, CA, completed non-GMO analytical testing for five of its branded ingredients (UC-II, Super CitriMax, ChromeMate, Meratrim and ZMA). Eurofins confirmed the non-GMO status. In other news, InterHealth and Nutravail co-developed a soft chew containing InterHealth’s UC-II undenatured type II collagen.

Novel Ingredient Services of West Caldwell, NJ, was selected by GC Rieber Oils as its U.S. exclusive distributor of Norwegian fish oils.

Ganeden Biotech of Cleveland, OH, redesigned with educational, navigational and visual enhancements “for a better user experience to help consumers understand probiotics and GanedenBC30.”

Sabinsa Corporation of East Windsor, NJ, held a science summit in Lehi, UT, on September 17, for its customers. The Sabinsa on Wheels event offered information about recent clinical studies on the company’s proprietary dietary supplement ingredients.

D.D. Williamson of Louisville, KY, announced that its Port Washington, WI, natural coloring manufacturing site has been certified by the Global Food Safety Initiative.

Published in WholeFoods Magazine, October 2013