2550 El Presidio Street
Long Beach, CA 90810
(310) 669-2100
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Headquartered in Long Beach, Calif., BI Nutraceuticals is a 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 and other specialty supplements. BI sources their materials from more than 20 countries worldwide and over the last 30 years has become one of the world?s leading suppliers of processed botanical raw materials.

All BI ingredients undergo stringent quality analysis that includes heavy metal, pesticide and irradiation testing. All herbal powders ingredients are also tested under the company?s Identilok® species identification process, which is one of the most comprehensive analysis tools in the industry. 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. Additionally, BI Nutraceuticals offers several particle engineering/ value-added services including drum to hopper formulas, roller compaction, wet granulation, custom blends and steam sterilization via the company?s Protexx HP® process.

Company News

BI Nutraceuticals Hires Michael Wagner as Food Science Engineer

Wagner comes to BI with a Ph.D. from the Department of Food Science at Cornell University. His research focused on the application of supercritical carbon dioxide in food systems including extraction, encapsulation, enzyme inactivation and extrusion.

BI Streamlines Operations, Reduces Water Consumption

According to its 2013-2014 Wastewater Statement preview from Los Angeles County, BI has significantly reduced its annual water consumption and the company is on track to save nearly 2.5 million gallons of water year-over-year.

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

BI Nutraceuticals Expands Gluten-Free & Superfruit Offerings w/ New Quinoa & Maqui Berry Ingredients

LONG BEACH, Calif., April 26, 2010 — Ingredient supplier BI Nutraceuticals today announced it has added two new ingredients to its library: quinoa, a gluten-free “ancient” grain that is rich in protein, fiber, and micronutrients; and maqui, an antioxidant-rich, dark-purple berry native to Chile.

Available in whole seed or powder form for use in breads, pastas, cereals and more, quinoa boasts several dietary benefits. Quinoa …

BI Nutraceuticals Receives ”Excellent” Rating From Leading Food Safety Auditor AIB International

LONG BEACH, Calif., January 25, 2010 — BI Nutraceuticals” Long Beach facility was recently awarded an “excellent” rating during a food safety audit conducted by AIB International, the food industry”s premiere auditing organization. This rating is based on a third-party assessment of BI”s company policies, documentation practices and operations, as well as a thorough inspection of the physical condition of the grounds, buildings, production and …

BI Nutraceuticals adds new extracts to its extensive supplement, food and beverage ingredient lines

LONG BEACH, Calif., November 2, 2009 – BI Nutraceuticals announced today that it has added four new extracts that can be used in dietary supplements, functional foods and beverages to its ingredient library:

– Elderberry: a 4:1 ratio extract that can be used to boost antioxidant properties. Available in a water-soluble formulation for use in beverage applications.

– Rosemary: standardized to a 2.5 percent rosmaric …

BI Nutraceuticals CEO to discuss effective methods for organic sterilization at SupplyExpo

LONG BEACH, Calif., February 2, 2009 — BI Nutraceuticals today announced that its president and CEO, George Pontiakos, will be leading an education session entitled “Sterilization Techniques for Ingredients: Safe, Organic Alternatives, Including Dry Steam Sterilization” at the SupplyExpo tradeshow being held in conjunction with Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, Calif. from March 5 – 8. On Saturday, March 7 from 8:30 – 10 …

BI Nutraceuticals’ Exclusive Ginseng Extract Supplier Hongjiu Biotech Achieves NSF Certification

LONG BEACH, Calif., November 12, 2008 — BI Nutraceuticals today announced that its ginseng extract partner, Hongjiu Biotech, has been awarded NSF International Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) registration. NSF conducted a thorough audit of Hongjiu’s manufacturing processes, sanitation standards, pest control methods, personnel training, product testing practices and standard operating procedures and verified they met with their stringent GMP criteria. BI is currently the exclusive …

BI Nutraceuticals creates GRAS reference database for its extensive catalogue of botanical ingredients

LONG BEACH, Calif., October 14, 2008 ? BI Nutraceuticals announced today it has developed a comprehensive database of its ingredient offerings that have Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) certification, meaning they have been approved for use in food and beverage applications.  After an extensive review of its catalogue of 470 botanical offerings to determine current U.S. and Canadian regulatory status for food and beverage use, …