May 17/Lakeville-Middleboro, Mass./Press Release -- Ocean Spray’s Ingredient Technology Group and Artemis International, a specialty provider of nutraceutical ingredients, have announced details of their strategic partnership.

Specialists in phytonutrient ingredients for nutraceutical applications in the food, beverage, dietary supplement and pharmaceutical industries, Artemis will provide sales and marketing support to Ocean Spray’s sale of cranberry powder and extract to nutraceutical manufacturers.

Tom Jones, senior manager, business development, Ocean Spray ITG, said, “We’re thrilled that Artemis has agreed to team with Ocean Spray to combine product expertise and industry acumen to compete in the nutraceutical market. Artemis will play an essential role in supporting our existing customers and driving Ocean Spray’s continued growth in this segment.”

From the May 18, 2011, Prepared Foods' Daily News.