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    Nutraceutix Sells D-Glucarate Business To BioChemix

    Redmond, WA-based Nutraceutix has forged an agreement with its licensor of patented calcium D-Glucarate, BioChemix, Austin, TX. Under terms of the agreement, Nutraceutix realized $480,570 from the sale and will discontinue all sales, marketing an…
    11.01.01

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    TV Pilot On Alternative Medicine And Natural Healthcare To Debut

    In response to the growing consumer demand for high quality responsible information on alternative medicine, IM Productions, Hopatcong, NJ, and Global Village Communications, Alexandria, VA, have completed a pilot show for a weekly television series…
    11.01.01

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    Rhodia Unveils New Name For Probiotic Range

    Madison, WI-based Rhodia has introduced FloraFit™, which is the new brand name for its probiotic offerings. The FloraFit name provides a unified umbrella identity for the wide selection of probiotic cultures that Rhodia offers to the dairy, foo…
    11.01.01

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    Bunge Purchases Agribusiness Company

    Grain and oil seed giant Bunge, White Plains, NY, has purchased Argentine agribusiness company La Plata Cereal for $70 million in cash and assumption of debt. The deal will make Bunge the largest soy processor in Argentina.…
    11.01.01

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    Vitawarehouse.com Acquires Coffee Company

    Vitawarehouse.com, Orlando, FL, has acquired Texas-based Titan Coffee & Distribution and has changed its operations from a nutritional company to a beverage service company. As part of the acquisition, management and ap­pointees of Titan repl…
    11.01.01

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    U.K. Department Of Complementary Medicine Publishes Reviews

    The Department of Complementary Medicine at the University of Exeter, U.K., has published approximately 60 systematic reviews on issues related to complementary and alternative medicine, which includes a dozen reviews of herbal medicines (a free list…
    11.01.01

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    Bon Coeur Forms Joint Venture

    Bon Coeur, Carlsbad, CA, has formalized a relationship with Natural Alternatives International, San Marcos, CA. Bon Coeur will work jointly with Natural Alternatives International on a series of projects utilizing Bon Coeur’s proprietary techno…
    11.01.01

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    ConsumerLab.com Reviews Iron Supplements

    ConsumerLab.com, White Plains, NY, released the results of its product review of iron Supplements. Seventeen of the 19 products passed on all parameters. However, one product—a store brand sup­­plement from a major pharmacy chain—…
    11.01.01

  • Industry & Market News | Vitamins

    Daiichi Restructures

    Daiichi Pharmaceutical, Tokyo, Japan, has moved all aspects of its international fine chemical business into one company. Fuji Chemical Industries, Takaoka City, Japan, a subsidiary of Daiichi, is the primary manufacturer of vitamins and fine chemica…
    11.01.01

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    Aquasearch Launches AstaFactor In Mainland U.S.

    Aquasearch, Kailua-Kona, HI, has officially commenced distribution of The AstaFactor™ on the U.S. mainland. Aqua­search has plans to roll out its astaxanthin-based nutraceutical product to major drug chains and other key retailers within a…
    11.01.01

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    NMI, Harris Interactive Partner

    The Natural Marketing Institute (NMI), Harleysville, PA, has partnered with Harris Interactive, Rochester, NY, to offer HealthBeat Interactive™, a quantitative consumer research vehicle utilizing a seven million-member U.S. general population…
    11.01.01

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    Bell Flavors Expands

    Flavor giant Bell Flavors, Northbrook, IL, has purchased EIGSA (Empresa Industrializadora de Guadalajara, S.A. de C.V.), Guadalajara, Mexico. The location will be named Bell Flavors & Fragrances de Mexico de S. de R.L. de C.V.…
    11.01.01

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    APPI, Global Trends Unlimited Sign Agreement

    Advanced Plant Pharmaceuticals (APPI), New York, NY, has entered into an exclusive license agreement with Global Trends Unlimited, New York, NY. This new agreement provides that Global will act as APPI’s exclusive a­gent to obtain, negotiat…
    11.01.01

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    CV Technologies Forms Distribution Deal

    CV Technologies (CVT), Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, has signed an exclusive distribution agreement for the U.S. with Vitamin Research Products (VRP), Carson City, NV, for CVT’s Pressure-FX® product. Under terms of the agreement, VRP has agree…
    11.01.01

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    IVC In Acquisition Discussions With Inverness

    IVC Industries, Freehold, NJ, is in discussions with Inverness Medical Innovations (Innovations), Waltham, MA, for Innovations to acquire all of the outstanding stock of IVC. Innovations is a majority-owned subsidiary of Inverness Medical Technology…
    11.01.01

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    Select Nutrition Emerges From Bankruptcy

    Select Nutrition, East Meadow, NY, has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy, for which it had filed on February 8. On September 6, the Federal Bankruptcy Court confirmed Select Nutrition’s re­organization plans, which included equity investme…
    11.01.01

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    Lonza Launches Large Scale Peptide Production

    Lonza, Basel, Switzerland, has set up cGMP manufacturing capacity for large-scale solid phase manufacture of peptides at its Visp, Switzerland, facility. The move will complement Lonza’s Biotec capabilities for cGMP manufacture of small molecul…
    11.01.01

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    New Consulting Company Formed

    Nutritional Development International LLC, San Diego, CA, has been formed. The focus of the company is to develop superior and novel nutritional technologies for the nutraceutical segment of the nutrition industry and for the skin care industry. Dr.…
    11.01.01

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    Polyphenolics Appoints Distributor

    Polyphenolics, Madera, CA, has ap­pointed P.L. Thomas (PLT), Morristown, NJ, as its distributor for the East, Southeast, Midwest and mid-Atlantic states in the U.S. PLT is a supplier of botanical extracts, soy products and gums and has 50 years e…
    11.01.01

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    Chr. Hansen Implements New Streamlined Organization

    As a result of rapid growth over recent years and the development of new product lines, new divisions and acquisitions, Milwaukee, WI-based Chr. Hansen re­cently implemented a new, streamlined organization. The new structure will create an organi…
    11.01.01