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
quality and safest ingredients to customers in the food, beverage and supplement
industries”, said Bill Driessen, technical sales manager of Taiyo International. “AIB’s
recognition of our manufacturing process and attention to quality increases the comfort
level for customers looking to fortify their products with soluble dietary fiber.”
Tasteless, colorless and odorless, Sunfiber® has no visible effect on products but
significantly boosts its health benefits. This all-natural, soluble dietary fiber improves
functionality in foods and beverages. It delivers high fiber content and exhibits excellent
stability with respect to pH, heat and freeze/thaw conditions. Sunfiber® is clinically
proven to lower glycemic index, improve mineral absorption and maintain digestive