P.L. Thomas Partners with Burgundy

January 10/Reyssouze, France and Morristown, N.J./Joint Press Release -- Burgundy Botanical Extracts, a high-tech company specializing in botanical extracts and P.L. Thomas, a provider of science-supported ingredient solutions for food, supplements and cosmeceuticals, announced an agreement for PLT to market and sell Burgundy's botanical extracts for food and dietary supplements in the U.S. and Canada.

Paul M. Flowerman, president of PLT, commented, "We are very excited to present our clients with Burgundy's exceptionally broad spectrum of botanical extracts manufactured and documented to the highest standards. Discerning clients who require European quality at an excellent value will embrace a product line encompassing both highly cost-effective generic extracts as well as unique branded ingredients. These ingredients include UTIRose™, clinically proven hibiscus extract for urinary tract comfort and health; EyesBerry™, a superior blend of berries naturally rich in anthocyanosides for eye support and IridoForce™, a Devil's Claw extract for joint health."

Gontran Gaillot, sales strategy and marketing officer for Burgundy Botanical Extracts noted, "PLT's 60 years' dedication to marketing clinically supported natural ingredients and its strong industry relationships will enable it to assist us in forging exciting strategic partnerships in the North American market."

From the January 24, 2011, Prepared Foods E-dition