For Release: IMMEDIATE

Courtney Morton


LONG BEACH, CA, November 3, 2015 — BI Nutraceuticals is expanding its manufacturing operations including milling, sieving, blending and Protexx HP™ Green Steam™ sterilization, as well as its quality assurance labs into McCarran, NV, just outside of Reno. The company’s marketing, accounting and customer service departments will remain in Southern California, relocating to Rancho Dominguez, a mile from the current Long Beach facility. BI’s facilities in Islandia, NY and Boonton, NJ will maintain normal operations.

"BI is experiencing tremendous growth and by expanding our operations into Nevada we are better able to meet this increased demand, as well as better service our customers located on the West Coast," stated George Pontiakos, President and CEO.

The 140,000 square foot Nevada facility will be operational starting January 2016 and will bring 120 new jobs to the Northern Nevada area.

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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