CRN adds six members, including POM Wonderful and P&G


WASHINGTON — The Council for Responsible Nutrition last week named six new companies to its membership roster — voting members OmniActive Health Technologies, POM Wonderful, Procter & Gamble and Sensient Pharmaceutical Coating Systems; and associate members Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld and the Natural Marketing Institute.

OmniActive Health Technologies employs proprietary or patented technologies and novel delivery platforms to improve functionality and stability of ingredients. OmniActive produces Lutemax 2020, lutein with enhanced levels of zeaxanthin isomers, for example.

POM Wonderful, is a leading pomegranate grower. As a vertically integrated pomegranate company, POM Wonderful grows and markets pomegranates and pomegranate-based products, and provides extensive funding to support scientific research on its products. POM Wonderful recently created an industrial ingredients division, which is focused on selling pomegranate-based ingredients to the food and dietary supplement industries.

Procter & Gamble fields such nutritional products as its line of psyllium fiber under its Metamucil brand and its probiotic supplement Align, which is aimed at supporting digestive health. In addition, P&G acquired the supplement manufacturer New Chapter in March, according to published reports.

Sensient Pharmaceutical Coating Systems develops and manufactures coating systems and provides color solutions for the pharmaceutical and nutraceutical markets.

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld is a law firm that provides a comprehensive suite of services for its clients worldwide.  One of the firm’s specialties is food and drug law, with a focus on dietary supplements and regulatory strategies in the areas of labeling, advertising and manufacturing requirements.

The Natural Marketing Institute is an international strategic marketing consultancy specializing in health, wellness, sustainability and healthy aging since 1990. The company offers full-service consulting and market research services.


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