Parsippany, N.J.-based DSM and Taiyo have entered into a licensing deal, effective July 1, 2014, which will transfer the entirety of the Teavigo brand EGCG business to Taiyo. Under terms of the deal, Taiyo will become the sole producer of Teavigo by the end of 2014.

Teavigo brand EGCG previously had been distributed under license by Pharmachem Laboratories, Inc. in the dietary supplement segment and by DSM in the food and beverage segments. Under terms of the agreement, Taiyo will take responsibility for all customer segments, globally.

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