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ProTec Nutra Launch Cholesterol Busting Ingredients Range

ProTec Nutra Ltd announced today it has broadened its range of Nutraceutical ingredients with the launch of a full selection of materials for the natural reduction of LDL cholesterol, for use in Fortified Foods & Nutraceutical Food Supplements.

Nottingham, United Kingdom, July 19, 2012 --( A complete range of EFSA approved Red Yeast Rice ingredients have been developed by ProTec Nutra for use in Food Supplements & the Fortification of Food products. ProTec Nutra will distribute the ingredients including Red Yeast Rice powders, granules, beadlets and filled capsules each offering standardized levels of Monacolin K, the molecule credited with the “statin like” performance to naturally reduce LDL cholesterol.

General Manager & Head of Sales Mr Keith Harrison commented, “This comprehensive range of cholesterol-lowering ingredients allows for the fortification of a multitude of products from conventional supplement dosage forms such as capsules and tablets through to staple foods and savoury goods. Our food applications laboratory has demonstrated the versatility of these ingredients for addition to a variety of foods, the positive health claims that can be utilised present a remarkable marketing opportunity for our trade customers and positive health benefits for consumers alike.”

ProTec Nutra will offer powder, granular and sustained release beadlet forms of both standard and organic Red Yeast Rice ingredients. A number of potency ingredients are available each with full EU accreditation and quality certification.

Red Yeast Rice, also known as Monascus Purpureus, was recently granted positive opinion for the reduction of blood LDL cholesterol by the European Food Safety Agency (EFSA). Details and samples of the full range are available on request from ProTec Nutra Ltd,

ProTec Nutra Ltd is a UK company specialist in the sales and distribution of innovative ingredients and products for Food Supplement, Food Fortification, Sports Nutrition and Animal Health sectors. For further information please visit or contact
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ProTec Nutra Limited
Keith Harrison
+44 (0) 208 909 0325

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