• Nutra Products Inc., Scientific Food Solutions (SFS)

    June 20, 2011
    Nutra Products Inc., Fairfield, CA, the parent company of Scientific Food Solutions (SFS) has received U.S. Patent 7901717 B1 for an alkalizing compound, which SFS is using to make nutritional ingredients more palatable for consumers. The patent, dat…

  • Verdure Sciences: POMELLA

    April 29, 2011
    Verdure Sciences, Noblesville, IN, has obtained two new patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office covering the composition and methodology of its POMELLA pomegranate extract. U.S. Patents #7,897,791 and #7,919,636, granted in 2011, are in add…

  • Natural Remedies Pvt. Ltd.: BacoMind

    April 19, 2011
    India-based Natural Remedies Pvt. Ltd. has obtained Australian patent (No. 2007257480) for its brain health ingredient, BacoMind, a standardized extract of bacopa. Published clinical research indicates efficacy and safety of BacoMind, which is design…

  • Verdure Sciences

    February 24, 2011
    Verdure Sciences, Noblesville, IN, has secured two Notices of Allowance from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for patent applications covering the composition and methodology of POMELLA pomegranate extract brands. The company’s product is c…

  • PharmAgra Labs & Lalilab

    January 24, 2011
    PharmAgra Labs, Brevard, NC, and Lalilab Inc., Durham, NC, have received a Notice of Allowance from the U.S. Patent Office regarding its Stabilized Sulforaphane patent application (2008-0176942). Patent applications in other major geographies are pen…

  • Cyvex Nutrition

    January 24, 2011
    Cyvex Nutrition, Irvine, CA, has received a Notice of Allowance from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office regarding a patent specific to methods of using Cognisetin, a fisetin-based ingredient, to enhance memory. The patent describes fisetin as a neu…

  • Sabinsa Corporation

    January 4, 2011
    Sabinsa Corporation, East Windsor, NJ, has been granted a patent titled "Process for Preparing Water Soluble Diterpenes and Their Applications" from the State Intellectual Property Office of the People’s Republic of China. The innovat…

  • Albion Human Nutrition

    December 10, 2010
    Albion Human Nutrition, Saint Clair Shores, MI, has received a new patent, titled “Hypoallergenic Metal Amino Acid Chelates and Metal Amino Acid Chelate Containing Compositions.” U.S. Patent #7,838,042 relates to the composition, preparat…

  • PureCircle

    December 10, 2010
    PureCircle, Oak Brook, IL, has obtained three new patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The three patents cover a wide range of processes and methods across PureCircle’s entire stevia product portfolio and date back as early as Dec…

  • Metagenics, Inc.

    October 29, 2010
    Metagenics, Inc., San Clemente, CA, has been awarded two new patents for discoveries relating to its research on the anti-inflammatory properties of reduced iso-alpha acids (RIAA) derived from hops. U.S. Patent No. 7,794,757, “Modulation of I…

  • Cargill

    October 26, 2010
    Cargill, Minneapolis, MN, has received patent #7,816,514 from the U.S. Patent and Trademark office, titled “Glucosamine and Method of Making Glucosamine from Microbial Biomass,” improving its novel glucosamine production process.…

  • Ganeden Biotech

    October 20, 2010
    Ganeden Biotech, Cleveland, OH, has been granted its 100th patent, which expands the use and scope of the patented probiotic strain GanedenBC30 to help prevent lactic-acid bacteria and to better improve digestive and immune health.…

  • Triarco Industries

    September 13, 2010
    Triarco Industries, Wayne, NJ, has obtained U.S. patent No. 7,731,992, titled “Method of inhibition of aromatase with specific dietary supplements.” Aromatase is an endogenous enzyme in both men and women that converts androgenic hormones…

  • Glanbia Nutritionals

    September 10, 2010
    Glanbia Nutritionals, Monroe, WI, has obtained a U.S. patent for Prolibra, a whey-derived ingredient including proprietary whey peptides. According to the company, Prolibra is clinically proven to significantly decrease fat mass while maintaining lea…

  • CreAgri, Inc.

    September 2, 2010
    CreAgri, Inc., Hayward, CA has received Patent Number 2003249719 from the Australian Patent Office, covering the protective effects provided by hydroxytyrosol against skin damage caused by UV exposure. The patent claims are very broad and include for…

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