Submitted by Jackie Rizo on Mon, 08/05/2019 - 09:02
Atacama Bio Natural Products (Iquique, Chile) and Stratum Nutrition® (a business of ESM Technologies, Carthage, MO) have entered into a value-added distribution agreement for NatAxtin™ brand astaxanthin. NatAxtin™ is manufactured exclusively by Atacama Bio, and this alliance adds strategic value for both companies within the dietary supplement marketplace in North America. NatAxtin™ is a competitively priced astaxanthin that combines the benefits of an optimal microbial source and ideal production conditions, resulting in an ingredient that meets or exceeds the high standards demanded by conscientious dietary supplement manufacturers. Jose Luis Arenas, Founder and CEO of Atacama Bio stated, “We are really excited to launch NatAxtin™ branded astaxanthin in North America and could not ask for a better partner than Stratum Nutrition® to accomplish this.” Both companies see excellent synergies resulting from this supply and distribution partnership. Micah Osborne, President of Stratum Nutrition® said, “Stratum is well on a path to leadership in supplying all-natural and proven-effective dietary solutions. Bringing NatAxtin™ brand astaxanthin into Stratum’s highly selective portfolio fully complements the range of unique plant, animal, and probiotic ingredients we produce and distribute.” For more information about Stratum Nutrition® and its branded ingredients, please email Info@StratumNutrition.com. ### About Stratum Nutrition Stratum Nutrition®, a business of ESM Technologies, LLC, sustainably provides world class nutrition ingredient solutions to nutritional product formulators for human and pet health. Stratum offers a portfolio of research-supported, branded ingredients that are progressive, safe and effective, including NEM® brand eggshell membrane, ESC® brand eggshell calcium, Ahiflower® plant-based omegas-3,6,9, Curcumin 95, as well as oral-cavity probiotics, BLIS K12™ and BLIS M18™. These trusted ingredients are relied upon by consumers internationally. Visit www.stratumnutrition.com for more information. About Atacama Bio Natural Products Atacama Bio Natural Products S.A. is a private biotechnology corporation based in Chile that cultures Haematococcus pluvialis to extract NAXA verified astaxanthin, an antioxidant for healthy ingredients and supplements. The company's name is inspired by the surrounding Atacama Desert, world famous as an astronomer’s paradise because of its pristine atmosphere. As a result of the highest solar irradiance in the world and access to pure underground water from the Andes Mountains, these conditions enable a low cost, sustainable, environmentally friendly, and most-close-to-natural growth of Haematoccocus pluvialis. It is astaxanthin as nature intended. Visit www.atacamabionatural.com for more information. NatAxtin™ is a trademark of Atacama Bio Natural Products S.A. NEM® & ESC® are trademarks of ESM Technologies, LLC, and are registered in the United States and other countries. Ahiflower® is a registered trademark of Technology Crops International, LLC. BLIS K12™ & BLIS M18™ are trademarks of Blis Technologies Limited and the subject of USA patent numbers 6773912 & 7226590.