EAGAN, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE) — Alacer Corp. has introduced four new flavors of its super-charged Emergen-C Immune+® dietary supplement, which provides immune support with key nutrients and a unique proprietary complex that features Wellmune WGP®.
As a key ingredient in the supplement’s proprietary complex, the Wellmune brand will be featured on packages of the two new fizzy drink mixes (Super Orange and Raspberry), and two new hot drink mixes (Berry Medley and Apple Cider).
Developed by Biothera, a biotechnology company dedicated to improving immune health, Wellmune is one of nature’s super fibers that help support healthy immune function. This 100% natural food, beverage and supplement ingredient is a beta glucan derived from a proprietary baker’s yeast.
“Immune health continues to be a major health priority for people across the U.S. and we are thrilled to be part of Emergen-C Immune+,” said Richard G. Mueller, Biothera chief executive officer. “Our goal is to help people live healthy and active lifestyles, and with Wellmune as part of Emergen-C’s Immune+, Alacer is able to provide a dietary supplement with a unique complex that supports the immune system.”
The new flavors of Emergen-C Immune+ will be sold at all major food, drug and mass retailers throughout the United States.
About Alacer Corp.
Alacer Corp. was founded in 1972 with a focus on vitamin C, complemented by minerals and B vitamins. Today Alacer sells more than 10 flavors of the original Emergen-C formulation, three flavors of Emergen-C Kidz, and specialty formulas that include Emergen-C Immune+, Joint Health, Heart Health, Vitamin D & Calcium, and Emergen-C Multi-Vitamin+. Based in Foothill Ranch, California, Alacer’s mission is to build on its legacy of innovation by providing the world with nutritionally enhanced products that support an energetic, healthy lifestyle.
About Wellmune WGP®
Wellmune WGP is 100% natural immune health ingredient for foods, beverages and supplements. This proprietary yeast beta 1,3/1,6 glucan has regulatory approval in major markets around the world, including GRAS status in the U.S. and novel food approval in Europe and China. Products containing Wellmune are available in more than 60 countries. Wellmune is patented, Kosher, Halal, non-allergenic, GMO-free and gluten-free. A recipient of numerous food industry awards for scientific excellence, Wellmune is a product of Biothera, a U.S. biotechnology company dedicated to improving immune health. For more information, visit www.wellmune.com.