July 8/Long Beach, Calif./Press Release -- Randal Kreienbrink, director of marketing at BI Nutraceuticals, received the Certified Food Scientist (CFS) title from the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT).

Kreienbrink, who has more than 25 years of experience in the food sciences industry, is BI’s second employee to receive this designation. The new program was to differentiate individuals and their applied knowledge in food science.

George Pontiakos, president and CEO of BI Nutraceuticals, said, “BI has always strived to be at the forefront of issues and trends impacting not only the dietary supplement industry, but also the functional food and beverage markets."

BI Nutraceuticals also received a SQF 2000 certificate from NSF International for its east coast facility in New York. With the certificate, BI's food safety and quality management systems will comply with international and domestic food safety regulations.