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BI Nutraceuticals Highlighting Unique Food Applications for its Extensive Ingredient Line at IFT Booth #1056

LONG BEACH, CA, June 25, 2013 — BI Nutraceuticals will be sampling products made from a selection of the company’s most popular functional ingredient offerings at the 2013 Institute of Food Technology (IFT) Annual Meeting and Food Expo being held July 13 – 16 in Chicago. Individuals wishing to sample carrot juice with ginger and green tea, spicy gazpacho with Psyberloid™ - psyllium fiber which boosts fiber content and provides texture - or gather information about the company’s more than 200 GRAS ingredients for functional food and beverage applications are encouraged to visit BI’s booth #1056.

BI will also have Director of Marketing Randal Kreienbrink and Food Technologist Alison Raban on hand to meet attendees and discuss BI’s ingredient offerings and their applications. Both Raban and Kreienbrink recently received Certified Food Scientist (CFS) designation from IFT and will be recognized at the Opening General Session of the expo as members of the inaugural class of CFS recipients.

Additionally, the company recently received SQF 2000 (Safe Quality Food) certification for its East Coast facility located in Islandia, NY. The SQF program provides independent certification that BI’s food safety and quality management systems comply with international and domestic food safety regulations. Receiving this certification provides an additional level of assurance and commitment to BI’s customers that the company’s ingredients have been produced, processed, prepared and handled according to the highest possible quality standards across all levels of the supply chain. BI’s Long Beach, Calif. facility was SQF 2000 certified in 2011.

To learn more about BI Nutraceuticals’ line of GRAS ingredients, visit booth #1056 at IFT or www.binutraceuticals.com.

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 www.binutraceuticals.com.

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