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NattoPharma is pleased to announce that the company has signed an exclusive agreement with Quadra Chemicals for distribution of MenaQ7®, the natural vitaminK2, in Canada. With this contract NattoPharma has established an important relationship with a leading distributor in the important Canadian market, where NattoPharma has filed several patents. Quadra is working with contract manufactures and end-marketers within the food supplement and functional food market in the Canadian market, and NattoPharma look very much forward to working together with such a distinguished partner.
Bertil Andersson, VP Sales US and Global Accounts at NattoPharma says, "The Canadian market is promising, and we are very happy that Quadra now is introducing MenaQ7®, the natural vitamin K2 to the Canadian market. Quadra is an excellent partner for NattoPharma and we look forward to explore the Canadian market together with Quadra Chemicals".
Christine Infilise, Business Development Manager at Quadra says, "Quadra's Nutritional and Functional Foods Group is a diverse national supplier of ingredients and specialty products and services. We are now, together with NattoPharma, exploiting our expertise to look for new innovations and be in forefront of the new trend which include products with MenaQ7®, the natural vitamin K2
MenaQ7 provides natural vitamin K2 as a fermentation extract whereby vitamin K2 is manufactured using bascillus subtilis natto. This process has the capacity of producing the highly pure and bio-available form of vitamin K2, menaquinone-7 (MK-7). MenaQ7 is the best documented, commercially available natural vitamin K2 with guaranteed actives and stability, clinical substantiation and international patents granted and pending.
For more information on the health benefits of MenaQ7, please visit www.menaq7.com
NattoPharma, Norway is the exclusive international supplier of MenaQ7, the natural vitamin K2. NattoPharma has entered into a multi-year research and development program to substantiate and discover the health benefits of natural vitamin K2 for applications in the exciting marketplace for functional food and health food supplements.
For more information, please visit www.nattopharma.com
About Quadra Chemicals
Founded in 1976, Quadra is a leading provider of chemical and ingredient distribution services, bringing the world's best suppliers to the Canadian marketplace. Quadra's business services six industry groups; Nutritional and functional ingredients; pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and personal care; performance adhesives, industrial chemicals, mining and smelting, energy, coatings, sealants and elastomers. Quadra is ranked 6th in "Top 100 Chemical Distributors in North America" by CPI Purchasing Magazine. Quadra has also been recognized as a platinum member of Canada's 50 Best Managed companies.
For more information, please visit www.quadrachemicals.com
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