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BI Nutraceuticals Strengthens Foothold on Global Ingredient Market with Hire of New China Sales Manager

LONG BEACH, CA, November 12, 2008—BI Nutraceuticals, the leading supplier of quality raw materials and custom blends for more than 30 years, announced today the hire of Jant Wang as the company’s China Sales Manager. Wang will be responsible for fostering relationships with existing international customers, and will also conduct market research and outreach activities to continually grow and expand the company’s customer base across Asia.

Previously, Wang has held sales management positions at ingredient, beverage and food companies across Asia. He has a degree in English from China’s Anhui University.

"As BI continues its successful expansion into China, it is essential for us to have a strong international sales force that can draw on local industry expertise to cultivate new customers," said George Pontiakos, President and CEO, BI Nutraceuticals. "With his ingredient knowledge and regional experience, Jant is a valuable addition to BI’s international sales team."

About BI Nutraceuticals
BI Nutraceuticals is a global full-service supplier of dietary supplement and functional food and beverage ingredients including whole herb powders and teas, standardized and drug ratio extracts, custom blends, vitamins, minerals, drum to hopper custom blends, granular ingredients and other specialty processes including time released and encapsulated ingredients. Since 2002, BI has been an innovator in steam sterilization and the company’s Protexx HP process is currently the industry’s only species-specific, organic sterilization method. All BI ingredients undergo stringent quality analysis that includes heavy metal, pesticide and irradiation testing. All herbal powder ingredients are also tested under the company’s Identilok® species identification process. The company has also developed a proprietary process, UltraHD®, which creates high-density herbal powders allowing for superior flow and less dusting during the manufacturing process. For more information, visit www.binutraceuticals.com.

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