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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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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. […]

Published human clinical study suggests that green tea catechins may benefit patients with chronic progressive liver disease

With more people at risk of developing non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), here is more scientific support for green tea supplementation Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is a chronic progressive liver disease closely associated with metabolic syndrome and obesity, conditions that have reached epidemic levels. Left untreated, NASH patients appear to have a higher than average likelihood of developing […]

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It’s time to end the confusion. There are important differences in fiber supplements

Scientists confirm the five reasons why you might want to choose easy-to-find Partially Hydrolyzed Guar Gum (PHGG). By now we all know we need fiber for everything from gut health to blood sugar and weight management. And we know we’re probably not getting enough of it. Ads with celebrities chatting about their digestive systems may […]

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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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