Biothera names Ryusendo Co. exclusive distributor in Japan

October 1, 2012

Biothera has named Ryusendo Co. Ltd. as its exclusive distributor in Japan of Wellmune WGP and the company’s other immune health ingredients for foods, beverages, and supplements. Wellmune WGP is a natural beta 1,3/1,6 glucan from a proprietary strain of baker’s yeast, which can be used as a health ingredient in foods, beverage, and supplements in more than 50 countries.

“Immune support is a rapidly growing category spanning a broad range of consumers—from infants to the elderly—and we are excited to make the immune health benefits of Wellmune available to the Japanese people,” said Yoshiaki Shiojima, CEO of Ryusendo Co. Ltd. “Wellmune is an excellent addition to our portfolio that provides new opportunities for formulating in beverages and conventional foods as well as health foods.”

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