OGDEN, UTAH, February, 2007 — Trace Minerals Research, a leading provider of mineral-based supplements for more than 35 years, was awarded a bronze medal in the growth in small supplement companies category by the Nutrition Business Journal. The NBJ Business Achievement Awards recognize companies for their distinguished achievements in various business categories within the natural products industry. Awards will be presented in a special ceremony at the NBJ Newport Summit, July 18 – 20, 2007, in Laguna Niguel, Calif.
In 2006, Trace Minerals Research saw a 42 percent growth in sales over 2005. The company also greatly increased the number of their products carried at major national health food stores such as Wild Oats and Whole Foods by more than 50 percent. Additionally, as a result of strong sales growth, Trace Minerals Research expanded its employee base by 30 percent over the course of the year.
“Being honored by Nutrition Business Journal is the perfect ending to a tremendous year for Trace Minerals Research,” stated Matt Kilts, partner, Trace Minerals Research. “In 2007, we look to build off of the momentum established in 2006, and continue to bring to market innovative new products developed with essential trace minerals from Utah’s Great Salt Lake.”
Last year, Trace Minerals Research added seven new offerings to its extensive product line, including four unique exotic fruit-based supplements—Ultra Mangosteen, Acai, Goji with ConcenTrace® and Ultra Goji. The company also introduced ActivJoint™, a first of its kind powdered drink mix formulated specifically to support bone and joint health, as well as grape and raspberry versions of its Electrolyte Stamina Power Pak, a high performance energy drink mix.
Trace Minerals Research (www.traceminerals.com), founded in 1969, is the original marketer and distributor of essential minerals harvested from Utah’s Great Salt Lake for supplement use. Today, the company uses these naturally balanced, naturally occurring minerals as the basis for all products in its brand product line. Extensive research supports the need to keep minerals in proper balance throughout the body in order to achieve optimal health. Trace Minerals Research is focused solely on servicing the natural products industry, and the company’s complete line of superior quality nutritional supplements is backed by a “Feel the Difference or Your Money Back” guarantee.