BI Nutraceuticals to Host Tours at Long Beach Facility Before Expo West

LONG BEACH, Calif. — BI Nutraceuticals will be conducting tours at its state-of-the-art, 150,000-square-foot manufacturing facility located in Long Beach, Calif. March 4-7, the week leading up to Expo West/Engredea in Anaheim, Calif. Anyone interested in learning more about the company’s industry-leading technologies in botanical ingredient identification, quality assurance, dry steam sterilization and processing is invited to participate. Tailored product application demonstrations can also be arranged upon request.

The facility tour includes a short overview of BI’s capabilities, a tour of the company’s receiving and production areas, dry steam sterilization process Protexx HP® and quality assurance lab. Interested parties can either contact their BI sales representative directly or Rikka Cornelia at rcornelia@botanicals.com to schedule a tour. Car service is also available for pick up/drop off.

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 www.binutraceuticals.com.