February 28, 2012 (St. Louis, MO) - Stratum Nutrition, a Novus International Business focusing on nutrition through functional and specialty ingredients, has formally added BLIS K12™ and BLIS M18™ oral probiotics to their specialty product portfolio. Stratum will be showcasing these oral and dental health ingredients at Engredea booth #347.
BLIS K12™ and BLIS M18™ are specific strains of Streptococcus salivarius (S. salivarius), some of the most important, numerous and beneficial bacteria found in the mouth of healthy individuals. These probiotic strains secrete powerful antimicrobial molecules called BLIS: Bacteriocin-Like-Inhibitory Substances. Both strains have robust science support evaluating their beneficial influence on bad breath, upper respiratory health, immune support, and the health of teeth and gums – all of which are affected by pathogens that enter our body through the mouth.
BLIS K12™ is an oral probiotic that supports healthy bacteria in the mouth for long-term fresh breath and immune support. BLIS K12™ is a specific strain of S. salivarius that has been shown in clinical trials and population-based studies to help provide a natural long term protection from bad breath as well as supporting our immune system’s natural defenses.
BLIS M18™ is an oral probiotic that supports healthy teeth and gums. BLIS M18 is a naturally occurring strain that positively populates the oral cavity with beneficial bacteria providing a less hospitable environment for other opportunistic bacteria like Streptococcus mutans (S. mutans) to thrive. M18 is a new generation of advanced probiotic, friendly bacteria that can be used in conjunction with regular oral hygiene practices to establish a healthy balance of bacteria in the mouth and naturally help protect the teeth and gums from oral and dental microbes. In addition to its BLIS production, M18 also has the extra advantage of producing unique enzymes that allow it to help protect against dental plaque and neutralize acid that can be harmful to teeth and gums.
BLIS Technologies Limited, producer of BLIS probiotics, selected Stratum Nutrition as their exclusive distribution partner for United States, Canada, Europe, and other regions as of December 1, 2011.
Stratum Nutrition will be showcasing BLIS probiotics during Engredea March 9-11 in Anaheim, CA. To learn more about BLIS K12™ and BLIS M18™, visit booth #347 or email email@example.com
to schedule a meeting.
About Stratum Nutrition
Stratum Nutrition, a Novus International Business, is empowering product innovation through functional and specialty ingredients for manufacturers and marketers of foods, beverages and supplementation. Stratum offers a portfolio of branded, value-added ingredients that are progressive, safe and reliable. These ingredients are based on consumer need, supported by science and the backing of a trusted multinational company. To learn more about our full specialty portfolio, please visit www.StratumNutrition.com
About BLIS Technologies Limited
BLIS Technologies Ltd was spun out of the University of Otago , New Zealand in 2000 to pursue the commercialization of advanced oral probiotics which have been shown to produce many novel antibacterial peptides. The Company acquired from the University an extensive collection of BLIS producing organisms gathered by Professor John Tagg over more than 20 years.
With the commercialization of its flagship probiotic, BLIS K12™ in 2003 in the New Zealand retail pharmacy, the Company was first in the world to offer a genuine oral cavity probiotic for the mouth and throat.