Wild Flavors partners to provide OligoFlex
February 22, 2008
by FoodBusinessNews.net Staff
ERLANGER, KY. — Wild Flavors, Inc. and Diversified Natural Products, Inc. have agreed to supply OligoFlex, an ingredient that boasts health benefits, to the food and beverage industry.
"With the increasing consumer interest in functional and natural products, the collaboration of these two companies will allow for infinite opportunities for our customers and the industry in the development of healthy foods and drinks that taste good and have measurable health benefits," said Greg Horn, senior director of technology and innovation at Wild Flavors.
OligoFlex is designed to aid in joint health and reduce joint swelling and pain. The agreement provides for Wild Flavors to be the exclusive distributor of OligoFlex in North America, South America, Mexico, China and Japan for all food and beverage applications. Wild Flavors will incorporate and promote Diversified Natural Product’s OligoFlex in the development of new food and beverage platforms for joint and bone health.
"Wild’s application expertise combined with DNP’s scientific knowledge and patented products will allow for a team of experts to partner in customizing formulations that truly meet the needs of consumers in their search for joint health solutions," said Paul Jacobson, chief executive officer for DNP.