Israel-based LycoRed has received a US patent for the atherosclerosis-inhibiting properties of its tomato extract, which the firm says adds to the network of support for its ingredient’s heart health benefits.
PLThomas is set to offer LycoRed's natural colorant line to food and beverage companies throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico, in an exclusive deal that expands the distrutors reach with the natural red antioxidant food coloring.
Israeli firm LycoRed has expanded its North American operations with new US headquarters - the latest in a series of moves and acquisitions for the ingredients manufacturer as it strengthens its position this side of the Atlantic.
Los Angeles-based Soft Gel Technologies has paired branded proprietary ingredients Lyc-o-Mato and CoQsol in a soft gel to promote cardiovascular health and is counting on the innovative mix to drive sales.
LycoRed Corp is taking on the US vitamin and mineral premix market, drawing on five years' experience in Europe to garner opportunities in the US market as fortification grows beyond traditional areas.
LycoRed is establishing its first carotenoid manufacturing base in the US with the acquisition of ingredient supplier H.Reisman Corporation - allowing it to meet the demands of North American clients more quickly.