September 1, 2006
Glanbia plc, Kilkenny, Ireland, acquired Seltzer Cos. Inc. Glanbia’s acquisition of the California-based nutritional business will give it a lead position in the nutritional ingredients and solutions marketplace.
Lipogen Ltd., Israel, announced the FDA has approved the GRAS notification of its Lipogen PS (phosphatidylserine) patented product line. Lipogen is a non-bacterial PS ingredient for functional beverages and is available in powder and liquid versions.
InterHealth Nutraceuticals Inc., Benicia, Calif., has appointed Gary Shap sales manager for the Eastern and Midwest regions of the United States. Shap has more than 15 years of experience in the nutritional supplement and food products industry and will lead sales and business development efforts.
Valensa International, Orlando, Fla., has appointed Dennis Nagle vice president of production for the company’s manufacturing facilities in Eustis, Fla. Nagle has held senior manufacturing positions in both the pharmaceutical and specialty chemical industries.