It goes without saying; we missed meeting with you! Please come see us at our booth #5517! Consider this your formal invitation to join us at SupplySide West, October 27-28, in sunny Las Vegas! Members of the Elite One Source Team from Sales, Client Services, Product Engineering, Operations, and members of our Executive team will be available to say hello, reconnect (or connect for the first time!), and discuss product and product concepts, or just enjoy a good laugh!
So grab your mask (they’re required), and we’ll see you at booth 5517!
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Turmeric’s Whole Year Benefits
Remember when immunity was a seasonal concern? And you could plan for supply and demand months in advance? COVID has made immunity a year-round focus. Not only immunity but stress/anxiety management and sleep support.
Enter our old friend Turmeric. Turmeric, or more specifically its primary bioactive compound, Curcumin, is one of the most popular nutraceuticals in use today. Curcumin has a wide range of potential benefits and has been studied widely for decades.
One of Turmeric’s major benefits is it’s ability to support Stress and Anxiety Management. Researchers have tested the effectiveness of curcumin in promoting resilience to chronic social stress in mice. Curcumin prevented anxiety-like behavior in the mice, and in addition, the mice released less stress hormone (corticosterone) following acute restraint stress and had lower levels of an inflammatory compound (peripheral IL-6).
One study on Curcumin supplementation in rats suggests it can help prevent the stress-induced decrease in serotonin, helping to overcome stress-induced behavioral abnormalities. In another rat study, curcumin supplementation helped restore serotonin balance when alcohol consumption had adversely affected it.
To read more on the benefits of Turmeric, and Curcumin, check out this article from Nutritional Outlook that inspired this article.
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Connect – Partner Highlight
Eurocaps is a member of the DCC family of Health and Beauty Solutions company and a sister company of Elite One Source.
Based in the UK, Eurocaps is certified by the UK Soil Association for the manufacture of Organic Vegetarian/Vegan softgels and has an initial range of softgels registered and certified Organic with more in the pipeline. Organic softgels are an industry first and another technology-leading product development from Eurocaps.
Through mutual recognition, UK/EU certified Organic products are accepted by the USA without the need for further certification. Labels must be compliant with National Organic Program (NOP) guidelines.
Organic Vegetarian/Vegan softgels can be formulated with a wide variety of Organic certified ingredients including:
- Plant Oils
- Herbal extracts
- Nutraceutical ingredients
- Bespoke combinations
Organic Vegetarian/Vegan softgels:
- Clean Label
- Halal/Kosher optional
- No preservatives
- No HPMC
- Robust and not brittle
- Initial lines are now available!
Connect – Elite Update
At Elite we are happily, and cautiously, moving forward in our post-COVID stride, We continue to press forward with improvements to our team and facility to fulfill our vision:
“To be the premier contract manufacturer of nutritional services in the industry, exceeding quality expectations, providing outstanding customer service in every way, and providing on-time delivery of every product.”
The National labor shortage has impacted us all. We continue to look for new ways to recruit and hire new team members
As a thank you to our current team for their commitment and hard work, in September we rented a local favorite Ice Cream truck and treated the entire staff to a well-deserved treat!
Elite partnered with Missoula College to create a ToolingU Lean Manufacturing Program. Successful completion of the program means receiving 24 credits towards an associate or baccalaureate certificate. The manufacturing presence in Missoula is growing and with it the demand for frontline workers with the appropriate skills. We feel that the existing gap in talent is the largest threat to our future growth plans. Elite is delighted to collaborate with the Missoula College to further the development of its associates in core manufacturing concepts and support further growth of the manufacturing sector in the greater Missoula area. These skills will equip our associates with the ability to make a significant impact on our operation. With a strong program that produces ready-to-work frontline industrial manufacturing associates, the Missoula manufacturing community should have a steady talent pipeline to satisfy production needs for years to come.
Elite is excited to invest in our team in this new way!