Novus Nutrition Leases Dedicated R&D Space

January 11, 2011

Novus Nutrition Brands LLC (St. Louis), a subsidiary of Novus International Inc., has agreed to lease a dedicated R&D lab space for its Stratum Nutrition and Arenus divisions.

Novus Nutrition Brands LLC (St. Louis), a subsidiary of Novus International Inc., has agreed to lease a dedicated R&D lab space for its Stratum Nutrition and Arenus divisions.

Stratum Nutrition focuses on branded specialty and functional ingredients for foods, beverages, and dietary supplements, while Arenus produces supplements for the equine and companion animal market.

The new, separate space is located at Bio-Research & Development Growth (BRDG) Park at the Danforth Plant Science Center, located near Novus’s headquarters in St. Louis. The building features wet labs and office space. For Stratum, it will provide lab tools for conducting basic research and applications testing in food and dietary supplements.

“The presence of these labs within the BRDG Park allows us to strengthen our relationship with Danforth Plant Science Center and other companies that have a common interest in addressing the world food challenges,” said Ibrahim Abou-Nemeh, director of R&D, product discovery, for Novus International.