SupplySide West Review: Biothera Announces Wellmune WGP Immune-Health Ingredient Now Featured in Chewing Gum

November 20, 2012

According to the firm, the chewing gum format provides both mucosal absorption of the ingredient, while the ingredient is also absorbed through swallowing.

Biothera (Eagan, MN) says its flagship immune-health beta-glucan ingredient Wellmune WGP was recently included in a spearmint-flavored chewing gum. According to the firm, the chewing gum format provides both mucosal absorption of the ingredient, while the ingredient is also absorbed through swallowing. Derived from a proprietary strain of yeast, Wellmune WGP is said to help mobilize billions of innate immune cells that are part of the body’s natural defenses. The ingredient is patented, GRAS affirmed, kosher, Halal, non-allergenic, and GMO-free.