Collaboration to augment new product/market development and manufacturing initiatives is the latest step in Z Trim Holdings’ ongoing commitment to add value for its customers
Z Trim Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ZTHO), manufacturer of multifunctional dietary fiber ingredients for the food industry, today announced it has entered into an agreement with the Aveka Group to collaborate on new product development and manufacturing initiatives.
The Aveka Group is a contract manufacturing and research and development company that focuses on particle technology. Cresco Food Technologies, LLC, part of the Aveka Group, is a food and nutraceutical processing facility adhering to the highest quality standards in the food industry.
“Aveka is the perfect partner to help us expand both our production and innovation capabilities,” said Steve Cohen, CEO of Z Trim Holdings.
“Their team brings a diverse mix of knowledge and experience across several markets including food, industrial, pharmaceutical and cosmetics, all of which have the potential to use and benefit from our technology.”
Z Trim Holdings engaged Aveka to assist in further optimization of the manufacturing process and to develop plans to protect and expand Z Trim’s intellectual property.
The agreement includes research and development initiatives aimed at establishing and expanding the functional performance of the insoluble and soluble fibers derived from Z Trim Holdings’ existing patented processes.
“We are extremely excited to be working with Z Trim Holdings,” said Dr. Willie Hendrickson, founder of the Aveka Group.
“Z Trim’s technology is truly revolutionary, and fits in perfectly with Aveka’s and Cresco Food’s business models of producing value added products across the food industry and, very possibly, a number of other industries.”
“Our partnership with Aveka strengthens our ability to provide superior performance and cost-containment solutions to food manufacturers,” stated Mr. Cohen.
The AVEKA Group aveka.com is a contract manufacturing and research & development company that focuses on particle technology.
Whether you require basic spray drying, a specialty particle coating or a highly engineered microcapsule, we have technologies, processes, and manufacturing capabilities to provide solutions.
AVEKA works closely with its clients to provide innovative approaches and quality manufacturing. Our breadth of industry knowledge and wide spectrum of technology platforms allow us to provide unique insight and creativity which results in value-added products and services for our customers.
Our research team will help you find the best solution to your processing needs.
From lab scale samples to full-scale production, we have the manufacturing sites and quality systems to service a wide variety of applications and markets including specialty chemicals, industrial materials, food and nutraceuticals, pet food, agriculture, microelectronics, personal care, medical and pharmaceutical.
ABOUT Z TRIM®
Z Trim Holdings, Incorporated deploys technology, formulation, and product performance solutions built around cutting edge multifunctional dietary fibers for both domestic and international food markets.
Made from either corn bran or oat hulls, Z Trim fiber ingredients contribute multifunctional attributes for food product design and processing, including moisture management, texture and appearance quality, fat and calorie reduction, clean labeling, and cost-control.
Z Trim® can provide enhanced eating quality, outstanding product performance, and frequently, improved nutritional profiles in meats, sauces, dressings, microwaveable hand-held snacks, baked goods, fillings, toppings, prepared meals, ice cream, cream cheese, dips, and many other food products.
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Phil Versten, 847-549-6002