Thione International Announces Strategic
Parnership With Natural Organics
Source of Life First Supplement To License Thione's
Patented Thione Complex™
Atlanta, GA, August, 2002 - Thione International, a leader in the
development of preventative and therapeutic healthcare and consumer
products, today has announced a strategic partnership with Natural
Organics, the foremost manufacturer of cutting edge, high-energy
nutritional supplements in the United States.
Thione's doctor developed, clinically tested Thione ComplexTM will
be incorporated into Natural Organics' new Ultra Source of Life
product. By adding the patented Complex to the number one selling
whole-food based multivitamin, Source of Life, Natural Organics
is extending the products multivitamin support with the added benefit
of helping to fight free radical damage. Natural Organics is the
first supplement manufacturer to license, manufacture and distribute
the Thione ComplexTM.
Natural Organics will distribute Ultra Source of Life via the company's
existing national and regional health food store network, including
Vitamin Cottage, Nutrition Depot, Sun Harvest, Health Food Center,
among others. As with all Nature's Plus products, Ultra Source of
Life will include independent lab assay's inside each bottle, verifying
that all labeled ingredients are in each product.
"Partnering with Natural Organics made perfect sense,"
said Steve Cesari, President of Consumer Division, Thione International.
"Not only do they use the best raw ingredients, but they are
also the only company in the industry that tests each product in
an independent FDA-approved lab before going to market - these strict
standards align perfectly with Thione's goal of providing premier
healthcare solutions that prolong life and promote healthy living."
"We couldn't have asked for a better strategic partner than
Thione," said Natural Organics Senior Vice President, Jim Gibbons.
"The Complex's benefits are not only doctor developed, but
also scientifically and clinically proven to work, which supports
our strict manufacturing standards."
Utilizing specific combinations of synergistic antioxidants that
replicate the body's defense systems, the Thione ComplexTM protects
and restores cellular health. The Complex scavenges and neutralizes
toxic free radicals thereby protecting proteins, lipids, DNA and
cellular functions from the ravages of oxidative stress.
About Natural Organics
Established in 1971, Natural Organics is the leading manufacturer
of dietary supplements in the United States. The company holds more
than 1,000 SKUs under the Nature's Plus brand name, including all
vitamins from A to zinc, protein powders, meal replacement products,
herbal extracts and liquid herbs. In addition to Source of Life,
Natural Organics also manufactures the leading children's multivitamin,
Animal Parade, the best selling mood enhancer, NutriZAC, as well
as the number one selling soy-based protein powder, SPIRUTEIN, all
of which have recently won the 2002 Vity Award. All product formulations
exceed USP (United States Pharmacopoeia) and NF (National Formulary)
About Thione International
Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Thione International, Inc. was
founded in 1995 by Dr. Theodore Hersh with the mission of developing
preventative and therapeutic healthcare and consumer products. Drawing
upon thirty years of clinical and research experience with the human
body's antioxidant defense system, Dr. Hersh created his patented
Thione ComplexTM which he has incorporated into a number of diverse
applications such as cosmetic, radiotherapy, skin care, dermatology,
pain-relief, oral hygiene and nutritional supplement products. Currently
the company holds 16 patents on various applications of the Complex.
All Thione products are doctor developed, clinically tested and
Steve Cesari and Jim Gibbons are available for interview.
Contact: Kathy Bell
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