IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- At this year's IFT12 international expo, Super Beta Glucan (SBG) Inc. successfully showcased the benefits of beta glucan, a carefully cultivated mushroom component, along with thousands of other attendees and exhibitors exploring the latest scientific developments related to food. Along with educating hundreds of people about beta glucan, they also highlighted patented technologies that streamline and support mushroom cultivation and beta glucan extraction.
With the benefits of certain mushrooms scientifically confirmed, these fungi are now commonly harvested for pharmaceutical drugs as well as natural supplements and remedies. Specifically, mushrooms contain beta glucan, a component linked to strengthened immune systems and antimicrobial activity, making it a highly coveted supplement to help address a number of diseases and compromised health conditions. However, the beta glucan extraction process is highly complex, requiring state-of-the-art biotechnology plus highly trained technicians to ensure total success.
Today, SBG's beta glucan is the only beta glucan on the market that is Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) certified by the FDA. To maintain this certification and produce the highest-quality beta glucan products, SBG has developed several patents, including:
- Two unique methods to culture 15 species of medicinal mushrooms in controlled environments that are devoid of contaminants and pollutants;
- A special process to extract a mushroom enzyme that promotes and supports cardiovascular health; and
- A distinct process to extract beneficial ingredients from medicinal mushrooms.
Using these proprietary patents, SBG taps the power of beta glucan to produce a number of signature products.
As Shiu-Nan Chen, Ph.D, who founded SBG's California-based laboratory to research, develop and perfect beta glucan-based products, says, "SBG's products have enormous potential to enhance an array of medical solutions, from repairing damaged skin to boosting the body's natural defenses so it can fight serious diseases. We're thankful for all of the attendees who came to learn about our high-quality products, all of which are made according to strict medical standards using SBG's patented technology, and see the recent advances in our biotechnology process at the expo."
Beta glucan, direct from SBG, is available to manufacturers and consumers. For more information, visit www.superbetaglucan.com.
About Super Beta Glucan Inc.
Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., Super Beta Glucan (SBG) Inc. is a beta glucan manufacturer and global leader in bringing the benefits of mushroom beta glucan to people throughout the world. While medicinal mushrooms have historically been used for traditional medicine, they are now documented to support the immune system, antimicrobial activity and overall health. With the most stringent quality control and state-of-the-art equipment, SBG utilizes its proprietary biotechnology to ensure both purity and potency, providing superior, standardized mushroom beta glucan, tailored to customers' specific needs. The beta glucan offered by SBG is GRAS certified by the FDA and is both water soluble and heat resistant, making it unlike any other beta glucan on the market.
Vice President, Super Beta Glucan Inc.
SOURCE Super Beta Glucan Inc.