Over 200 New Halal Certified Aroma Raw Materials Added
ST. LOUIS, June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SAFC Supply Solutions(R), a focus area within SAFC(R), a member of the Sigma-Aldrich Group (Nasdaq: SIAL), announced today it has added an additional 200 Halal certified food-grade products to its extensive Flavors & Fragrances (F&F) aroma chemicals product line. This addition expands SAFC Supply Solution's Halal offering to over 550 products, enhancing its position as a premier supplier of Halal certified aroma raw materials to the marketplace.
In addition to religious tradition, the Halal qualification provides food technology and flavor organizations with an additional degree of quality assurance, as SAFC materials provided under Halal follow the Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of America (IFANCA) standard for food additives.
"SAFC Supply Solutions worked closely with IFANCA to ensure its new products were in complete compliance with the Halal standard," said Judy Pruss, Market Manager, SAFC Supply Solutions. "We are pleased to be able to extend our Halal product line as this certification is critical for key Middle East and Asia markets."
The complete listing of Halal-certified products is highlighted on the SAFC Supply Solutions web site at http://www.safcsupplysolutions.com. This site also features the entire product range of synthetics, certified naturals, essential oils, pre-packaged quantities, and a broad array of Kosher-certified and high-quality products.
SAFC Supply Solutions is a total supply chain partner for the F&F market and an industry leader in supplying aroma raw materials, including food-grade certified products in hard-to-obtain quantities of 25 kg or less, helping accelerate research and manufacturing for its customers. The entire line consists of more than 1,700 fully-tested aroma raw materials, including over 350 Food-Grade certified products, 1,100 Kosher Parve-certified products, 550 Halal-certified products, 200 naturals and 180 essential oils. Complete quality control and regulatory compliance support, along with customization capabilities like packaging, blending and same-day shipping are available.
About SAFC: SAFC(R) is the custom manufacturing and services group within Sigma-Aldrich(R) that focuses on high-purity inorganics for high technology applications, cell culture products and services for biopharmaceutical manufacturing, biochemical production and the manufacturing of complex, multi-step organic synthesis of APIs and key intermediates. SAFC has manufacturing facilities around the world dedicated to providing manufacturing services for companies requiring a reliable partner to produce their custom manufactured materials. SAFC has four focus areas -- SAFC Pharma(TM), SAFC Supply Solutions(R), SAFC Biosciences(TM), and SAFC Hitech(TM) -- and had annual sales of nearly $600 million in 2007. SAFC is one of the world's 10 largest fine chemical businesses. For more information about SAFC, visit http://www.safcglobal.com.
About Sigma-Aldrich: Sigma-Aldrich: is a leading Life Science and High Technology company. Its biochemical and organic chemical products and kits are used in scientific and genomic research, biotechnology, pharmaceutical development, the diagnosis of disease and as key components in pharmaceutical and other high technology manufacturing. The Company has customers in life science companies, university and government institutions, hospitals, and in industry. Over one million scientists and technologists use its products. Sigma-Aldrich operates in 36 countries and has 7,900 employees providing excellent service worldwide. Sigma-Aldrich is committed to Accelerating Customer Success through Leadership in Life Science, High Technology and Service. For more information about Sigma-Aldrich, please visit its award-winning Web site at http://www.sigma-aldrich.com.
SAFC(R), SAFC Supply Solutions(R) and Sigma-Aldrich(R) are registered trademarks and SAFC Pharma(TM), SAFC Biosciences(TM) and SAFC Hitech(TM) are trademarks of Sigma-Aldrich Biotechnology L.P. and Sigma-Aldrich Co.
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