Probiotic supplier signs deal with bar manufacturer
October 17, 2008
by Jeff Gelski
LOS ANGELES — Nellson Nutraceutical, L.L.C. and Ganeden Biotech, Inc. have signed an agreement to collaborate on the development of probiotic-enhanced nutrition bars and powdered products. Ganeden Biotech, Cleveland, manufactures its patented probiotic strain GanedenBC30.
"Partnering with an industry leader such as Nellson will enable us to broaden the applications of GanedenBC30 into more functional foods, beverages and engineered nutraceuticals applications," said Andrew Lefkowitz, president and chief executive officer of Ganeden Biotech.
Nellson Nutraceutical, Los Angeles, provides nutraceutical co-manufactured bar and powder products in North America.
"We look forward to a long-term collaborative relationship with Ganeden Biotech through which we can help advance functional food and beverage products and develop new applications for healthy functional ingredients, including probiotics," said Allan Lutz, president and c.e.o. of Nellson Nutraceutical.