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Neutral-tasting, tummy friendly iron fortification benefitting children around the world

Taiyo has harnessed its suite of ingredient technologies to develop SunActive, a secret weapon for ensuring toddlers get sufficient dietary iron While it’s well known that infants and toddlers need sufficient iron in their diets, fortifying children’s foods with this essential mineral has been problematic. Iron typically has an unappealing metallic taste and can cause […]

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Published study reveals a safe, simple way for college students to reduce their stress and anxiety

Suntheanine shown to help grad students manage the pressure to achieve An overload of chronic stress just isn’t healthy. It may lead to everything from depression to cardiovascular disease. When Japanese researchers wanted to study the calming effects of the amino acid L-theanine on chronic stress, they chose an ideal subject group: Graduate students who […]

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Is your infant or toddler becoming iron deficient?

Is your infant or toddler becoming iron deficient? Why some kids may not be getting enough of this important mineral, and the ingredient that’s making iron fortification easier to tolerate   If your baby is less than a year old and already drinking cow’s milk, consider this: Cow’s milk is low in the iron that […]

Amla berry is poised to challenge the super fruit market

Amla berry is poised to challenge the super fruit market The single most-mentioned fruit in Ayurveda is going mainstream   The hardy Indian gooseberry, or amla, is the single most-mentioned fruit in Ayurveda, an ancient traditional system of medicine indigenous to India for the last 5,000 years. Long before it was branded a “super fruit,” […]

New Research may explain some of the amla fruit’s legendary health benefits

New research may explain some of the amla fruit’s legendary health benefits In a study published in the British Journal of Nutrition, scientists discuss how they demonstrated amla’s anti-inflammatory and anticoagulant properties in the lab   Researchers have long been fascinated by the amla fruit, or Indian gooseberry. This comes as no surprise, since amla […]

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Taiyo publishes new book: Green Tea Polyphenols “Nutraceuticals of Modern Life”

Green Tea Polyphenols “Nutraceuticals of Modern Life” Lekh R. Juneja, Mahendra P. Kapoor, Tsutomu Okubo, Theertham P. Rao. May 21, 2013, CRC Press; ISBN: 9781439847886       An update to the original 1997 publication – Chemistry and Applications of Green Tea, Taiyo is pleased to offer the latest scientific information on the chemistry, metabolism […]

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Taiyo and Blue California Announce Settlement of False Advertising Lawsuit

March 28, 2012 – Taiyo International, Inc. and Blue California announced today that the parties have settled all claims and counterclaims in a false advertising lawsuit. Taiyo is a supplier of nutritional food products based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Blue California is a manufacturer of botanical extracts and specialty ingredients located in Rancho Santa Margarita, California. […]

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Sunfiber® Facility Achieves “Superior” AIB Rating

April 13, 2005, Minneapolis – Taiyo announced today that its Sunfiber® manufacturing facility has received a “Superior” rating from the American Institute of Baking (AIB), the baking industry’s leading food safety auditor. A superior rating is the highest possible classification assigned by the AIB. “Our Superior AIB score demonstrates Taiyo’s commitment to providing the highest […]