Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Valensa Introduces Organic Saw Palmetto Extract

"Valensa International has introduced a certified organic grade of its USPlus Prostate Formula -- a patented, solvent-free, supercritical carbon dioxide extract (Patent # US 6,669,968 and US 6,319,524) that delivers the most potent and comprehensive nutrient package of any saw palmetto supplement in the world today. Valensa is expanding its organic harvest areas in Florida and will add additional capacity to its already certified organic manufacturing facility in Eustis, FL.

Industry analysts have said that the growth rate for organic nutritional supplements is currently at 25% per year as compared to GDP growth for traditional supplements. In the coming months, Valensa will be introducing additional certified organic ingredients to support the nutraceutical and functional food industries as it responds to the growing consumer trend for organics. Valensa's processing facilities and organic materials are certified by agencies accredited by the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM) and the United States Department of Agriculture's National Organic Program (USDA/NOP)."

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