Kyowa Hakko Sponsors Strawberry Afternoon Social and Two VendorWorks Seminars at SupplySide West

September 13, 2006

New York, NY - Kyowa Hakko, the international health ingredients manufacturer and world leader in the development, manufacturing and marketing of pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals and food products is sponsoring the Strawberry Afternoon Social and two VendorWorks seminars at SupplySide West.

On Thursday, October 19, from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m., Kyowa will host the Strawberry Afternoon Social at booth #6013. Show attendees are invited to indulge in hand dipped chocolate covered strawberries as Kyowa celebrates the return of Kyowa CoQ10™.

Kyowa, supplying CoQ10 globally, became the original marketer of CoQ10 in the U.S. nutraceutical industry in 1985. From 1994 to 2000, Kyowa dominated the CoQ10 category and controlled 50% of the marketplace.

"Kyowa CoQ10 is a significant ingredient with mutual benefits for manufacturers seeking to enhance their dietary supplement products geared to millions of health conscious consumers," said Charlie Kotani, president, Kyowa Hakko U.S.A.

On Thursday, from 3:30 - 4:20 p.m., the Kyowa VendorWorks seminar features Fuel for the Anti-Aging Market: Brain - Skin - Joint - Heart Health: Moving from Sports to Wellness. The seminar will be held on the Show Floor, Booth #7083.

On Friday, October 20, from 10 - 10:50 a.m., Kyowa introduces its new branded ingredient, Setria™ Glutathione: The Most Indispensable Antioxidant at the VendorWorks seminar held in the Toscana Room, 3601-3604, 3610. Glutathione (GSH) is a powerful, versatile and important antioxidant that is naturally produced by the body. GSH is a tri-peptide composed of glutamic acid, cystein and glycine. The key GSH benefit is its ability to support overall anti-aging, fight against free radicals and help detoxify the body.

Attendees at both seminars are eligible to win a Venetian Hotel gift card. Gift certificates may be utilized for all dining and retail outlets within the Venetian Hotel and Canyon Ranch Spa & Salon, as well as gondola rides.

Kyowa Hakko, maker of the branded ingredients Cognizin™ Citicoline, Hydrafend™ Hyaluronic Acid, Lumistor™ L-Hydroxyproline, Kyowa CoQ10™ and Setria™ Glutathione, also offers manufacturers and formulators one of the industry's most extensive lines of over 50 amino acids and related compounds, including D-Amino acids and branch-chain amino acids, as well as nucleic acids, bio-products and fine chemicals.

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