October 19/Erlanger, Ken./WILD Flavors Press Release -- WILD Flavors Inc. (WILD) announced a recently formed partnership with Sterling Technology. The new partnership makes WILD the exclusive provider of both Immunel and Tegricel. These bioactive milk peptide products will now be included in WILD’s Health Ingredient Technology & Solutions (H.I.T.S.) lineup.
WILD’s chief operating officer, Erik Donhowe explains, “We’re very pleased to be able to announce our partnership with Sterling Technology. A company the caliber of Sterling, with its quality products and research, will enable WILD to continue offering the most cutting-edge ingredients and solutions. This partnership will further help our company in developing innovative food and beverage products for our customers.”
This new partnership will combine Sterling’s scientific research expertise in bioactive milk peptides with WILD’s product development and flavor expertise -- delivering a complete solution. With Sterling Technology’s years of clinical studies and GRAS status, WILD will be able to utilize its skills to incorporate Immunel and Tegricel into efficacious, great tasting food and beverage products.
Randy Kjelden, president of Sterling Technology, had the following to say on the agreement: “At Sterling, we’ve always been family based, committed to excellence and the highest quality standards. Partnering with WILD just seemed like a natural fit, as both companies share many of the same core values. We’ve been developing Immunel and Tegricel for many years now, and we are confident in WILD’s ability to support and promote these innovations.”
From the November 1, 2010, Prepared Foods E-dition