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Taiyo and Benexia Announce Partnership

Collaboration ensures swift supply of premium omega-3 chia oil Sandra Gillot, CEO of Benexia, a leading researcher, cultivator and processor of chia seed ingredients for the supplement, food and beverage industries, has announced a new partnership with Taiyo to exclusively distribute its ingredients throughout North America. According to Gillot, Taiyo will concentrate its considerable resources […]

Taiyo’s Natural, Organic Matcha receives Non-GMO Project Verification

Taiyo is proud to announce that its USDA certified organic Matcha Powder has been Non-GMO Project Verified. Taiyo’s Matcha Powder is prepared under carefully controlled low temperatures in a GMP and FSSC Certified quality facility using only the highest quality pesticide-controlled leaves to assure compliance with stringent U.S. FDA residual pesticide regulations for tea. “We […]

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U.S. Food and Drug Administration confirms that Sunfiber meets its definition of a dietary fiber

With less than two years to comply with the new U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) nutrition labeling rule for fiber, countless food, beverage and supplement manufacturers are nervous about their formulas. If the fiber in their product doesn’t meet the new requirements within two years, everything from packaging to advertising may need to change, […]

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Taiyo’s Sunfiber receives Non-GMO Project Verification

Taiyo is proud to announce that its all-natural Sunfiber has been Non-GMO Project Verified. Sunfiber, a galactomannan-based fiber, is also 100 percent gluten-free, certified Organic, Kosher and Halal and suitable for vegetarians. “We are proud to achieve Non-GMO Project Verification, which validates Sunfiber’s quality and the integrity of our supply chain,” says Scott Smith, vice […]

Health Canada approves Taiyo’s Sunfiber health claims for treating IBS and improving childhood constipation

  Health Canada has approved health claims for Taiyo’s Sunfiber related to its effectiveness in treating symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), as well as its ability to relieve intestinal issues related to childhood constipation. These approvals, supported by 29 published clinical studies, further differentiate Sunfiber (partially hydrolyzed guar gum or galactomannan) from other fiber […]

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Matcha Powder

There’s no match for our Matcha

Taiyo offers True Matcha green tea powder for food, beverage, gourmet, dairy and dietary supplement applications. When it comes to Matcha, quality matters. That’s why Taiyo is dedicated to producing Matcha of superior quality using only best practices. To maintain the leaf’s natural green color, savory taste, and rich nutrient content, our Organic Matcha Powder […]

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The healthy brain’s invisible ally

Twin Cities Fox 9 Morning Show viewers learned about a secret weapon that supports brain health: Sunfiber. Nutritionist Jonny Bowden explained that fiber performs several crucial functions for the body: it helps digestion, acts as a pre-biotic and maintains blood sugar for more consistent energy levels. Unfortunately, most adults only get half of the fiber […]

Taiyo and DSM announce Teavigo EGCg licensing agreement

Taiyo Kagaku Co Ltd (Taiyo) and DSM, a leading global manufacturer and marketer of nutritional ingredients and have entered into a licensing deal, effective July 1, 2014, which will transfer the entirety of the Teavigo brand EGCg business to Taiyo. Under terms of the deal, Taiyo will become the sole producer of Teavigo by the […]

Avoiding gluten? You may be missing out on important nutrients.

Holistic pharmacist describes the four dietary and health concerns that she’s identified from her personal experience with gluten intolerance A few years ago, it’s fair to say that few people had even heard of gluten. Now, it is estimated that one in 100 people have celiac disease or gluten intolerance, an auto-immune condition characterized by […]

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SunActive Iron fortification benefits children

Taiyo, Minneapolis, has harnessed its suite of ingredient technologies to develop SunActive Fe to ensure toddlers get sufficient dietary iron. Iron typically has an unappealing metallic taste and may cause digestive upset. For formulators, there also have been concerns about bioavailability. The product has been clinically proven to have high bioavailability, according to the company. […]