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Courtney Jacobs

BI Nutraceuticals to Host Tour of its Long Beach Facility on March 10
Conveniently Scheduled the Day Before Expo West in Anaheim, Calif.

LONG BEACH, CA, February 28, 2011— BI Nutraceuticals will be conducting tours of its state-of-the-art, 150,000-square-foot manufacturing facility located in Long Beach on March 10, 2011 - the day prior to the start of Expo West in Anaheim. Anyone interested in learning more about the company’s industry-leading technologies in botanical ingredient identification, quality assurance, dry steam sterilization and processing is invited to participate. Both a morning and afternoon tour are scheduled and BI Nutraceuticals has arranged for complimentary transportation to their facility. The morning tour has a pick-up/drop-off time of 9:30am/12pm and the afternoon tour has a pick-up/drop-off time of 1:30pm/4pm from the Sheraton Hotel Lobby across from the Expo Center.

The facility tour will include a short overview of BI’s capabilities, a tour of the company’s receiving and production areas, dry steam sterilization process Protexx HP® and quality assurance lab. Hors’d oeurves will also be served. Space is limited, so to confirm your attendance, RSVP to Angela Dorsey-Kockler at

About BI Nutraceuticals
BI Nutraceuticals is a global full-service supplier of dietary supplement and functional food 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. The company currently offers more than 200 ingredients that have been determined as safe for use in foods and beverages by the FDA or FEMA, the Flavors and Extracts Manufacturers Association. 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

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