Wellmune WGP Now in Take5ive Energy + Immunity

EAGAN, MN – October 22, 2012 – Wellmune WGP®, the clinically proven natural immune healthingredient from Biothera, is now available in a specially formulated beverage in Singapore called Take5ive Energy + Immunity Shot.

Take5ive Energy + Immunity Shot is a product of Avenza Pte Ltd. and works to increase energy and minimize the effects of stress, fatigue and tiredness that can weaken the immune system.

Energy shots are one of the growing categories of functional beverages and immune health is a sought-after benefit in functional foods and beverages. An estimated 57% of functional beverage buyers are seeking to “maintain a strong immune system,” Mintel International Group Ltd. noted in a recent research report.

Take5ive Energy + Immunity Shot is available in a choice of Mixed Berry and Citrus flavor. The 60-milliliter shot has no calories, sugar or carbs and includes 100% all-natural caffeine, Niacin, Folic Acid and vitamins B6 and B12. Designed for on-the-go convenience, thenon-carbonated beverage does not require refrigeration.

“We specially formulated Take5ive Energy + Immunity for people who are stressed and over-worked to help them increase energy,” said Cathryn Chun, brand manager, Avenza Pte Ltd. “We were impressed by the breadth of research among high-stress populations using WelImune WGP. Wellmune time and again was found to help improve mental clarity, focus andconcentration.”

“Consumers can enjoy this beverage shot with confidence in its ability to deliver real immune health benefits,” said Richard Mueller, president and CEO, Biothera. “In clinical research Wellmune protected firefighters, medical students and marathon runners from stress-related health challenges. Now consumers can ‘take five’ to take care of their immune health.”

Take5ive Energy + Immunity Shot joins a wide range of innovative food, beverage and supplement products with Wellmune WGP that are available in more than 50 countries around the world.

A half-bottle is the recommended serving size for normal energy and cognitive function; a full bottle provides maximum benefits.

About Wellmune WGP®

Wellmune WGP is a proprietary baker’s yeast beta 1,3/1,6 glucan that is clinically proven to prime key immune cells that keep the body healthy. This natural food, beverage and supplement ingredient has regulatory approval around the world, including GRAS status in the U.S. and novel foods approval in Europe and China.  It is also patented, Kosher, Halal, non-allergenic and GMO-free. In addition to receiving an IFT Innovation Award, Wellmune has received a SupplySide West Scientific Excellence Award and a Frost & Sullivan Excellence in Research Award. Wellmune WGP is a product of Biothera, a U.S. biotechnology company dedicated to improving immune health.