COOKEVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 20, 2019/PRNewswire/ -- In support of recent FDA Initiatives and Guidance to safeguard production, conditioning, and distribution of sprouts, ISS and its SunGarden™ Seed division invested in a state-of-the-art technology and processing facility that uses a proprietary, exclusive, eco-friendly, organic, non-thermal treatment and sanitation of sprouting seeds to achieve a 5-log to 6-log reduction of pathogens. Current industry practices achieve only a 3-log reduction. This means that SunGarden's proven technology reduces pathogens up to 1,000,000 times, while current industry practices reduce pathogens only up to 1,000 times. SunGarden™ completed a thorough, scientific validation study led and conducted by Novolyze, a worldwide credible organization, confirming that this organic treatment process achieves a 5-log to 6-log reduction of pathogens. The process and the results of the validation study were presented to the FDA and are available for review to all interested parties and sprout growers. SunGarden™ Seed treatment provides the safest seeds, while at the same time maintains germination and keeps the seed in its raw, natural state with
International Specialty Supply officials unveiled a new sprout seed treatment process that will eliminate the majority of pathogens on their products at a ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday. Paige Stanage | Herald-Citizen PostedWednesday, August 14, 2019 BY PAIGE STANAGE International Specialty Supply officials unveiled a new sprout seed treatment process Tuesday that will eliminate the majority of pathogens on their products. President and CEO Marino Papazoglou said sprouts are a super food, but they must be throughly cleaned. "When somebody normally sanitizes the (sprout) seeds, they get rid of 99.9 percent of pathogens," Papazoglou said. "So that means there are some pathogens left over in the seed that may make some consumers sick. But now our seeds are sanitized to 99.999 percent. So there are practically no pathogens left in our seeds." Silas Stoddart, marketing manager, said the new treatment does not use bleach. "The new seed-treatment process, which uses technology that was designed in Canada, uses a solution that's been labeled as a neo-pure," Stoddart said. "That solution will bring
SunGarden™ Sprouts Makes Broccoli and Kale Sprouts the New Grocery List Necessities: Natural Remedies in the Produce Section
SunGarden™ Sprouts is using its platform as the leader in the sprouting industry to ensure that consumers have access to fresh broccoli and kale sprouts and sprout powders by making them readily available in more grocery stores. For three decades, these superfoods have been thoroughly studied for their wondrous health-inducing properties. “These sprouts are not just plants,” said Michael Gilpatrick, Account Executive. “They are an organic remedy for a lifetime of wellness.” Broccoli and kale sprouts may be tiny, premature vegetables, but these superfoods get their immense superpowers from the compound sulforaphane. To simply define, sulforaphane is a compound obtained from eating cruciferous vegetables like kale and broccoli, and has been proven to improve heart health, prevent cancer, and provide anti-aging benefits, with numerous supporting testimonials. Broccoli and kale sprouts are the richest sources of sulforaphane compared to all vegetables and sprouts. In fact, broccoli sprouts have 50 times more sulforaphane than raw broccoli. The sprouting experts at SunGarden™ Sprouts have perfected a proprietary recipe that starts with the highest
With new innovations, SunGarden™ works to bring more consumer confidence to the sprout industry and to grow the industry as a whole.
With new innovations, SunGarden™ works to bring more consumer confidence to the sprout industry and to grow the industry as a whole. By Staci Davidson As the healthcare industry tells us to increase our intake of vegetables and greens, the International Sprout Growers Association likes to note that sprouts are a good low-calorie source of protein and vitamin C. Alfalfa, mung bean, radish, soybean and wheat sprouts also offer a nice, healthy crunch on sandwiches or in salads. International Specialty Supply (ISS), Cookeville, Tenn., is the one-stop shop for commercial sprout growers, providing the industry with sprouting seed, sprouting equipment, sprouted fresh products and sprout powders since its inception in 1979. With the business units of SunGarden™ and Sentrex Manufacturing, ISS offers natural ingredient sprout powders, manufacturing equipment, sprouting supplies, sprout packaging and seed, and helps growers and processors with HACCP plans, third-party safety inspections and design of facilities. SunGarden™ is the business division of ISS that offers natural sprout powders, fresh sprouts, and treated sprouting seed. As a global
SunGarden™ Seed Partners with Agri-Neo to Revolutionize Food Safety in the Sprouting Industry: Organic, Eco-Friendly Seed Treatment Replaces Caustic Chemicals and Achieves Highest Pathogen Reduction
COOKEVILLE, Tenn., effective March 15, 2019 --International Specialty Supply, a global leader in the sprouting industry, introduces SunGarden™Seed, the ultimate premium line of sprouting seed that tackles the biggest fear surrounding sprout consumption: the risk of foodborne illnesses. According to the Center of Disease Control, since 1996, there have been more than 30 foodborne illness outbreaks traced back to sprouts; most outbreaks were traced back to contaminated seed. Similar outbreaks may be eliminated by using SunGarden™Seed’s new pathogen reduction process. In an exclusive partnership with Agri-Neo Inc., SunGarden™Seed utilizes Agri-Neo’s EPA and FDA-approved Neo-Pure™ technology to achieve a 4-log (10,000 times less) to 6-log (1,000,000 times less) reduction of pathogens while safeguarding the nutritional profile, germination, taste, and texture of the seed. Industry standard sanitation processes achieve only a 3-log (1,000 times less) reduction of pathogens while also using harsh chemicals. Agri-Neo’s all-natural, scientifically-validated Neo-Pure™ solution provides a higher reduction of pathogens compared to the industry standard. This pathogen reduction process combined with SunGarden™ Seed’s already-proven seed testing protocol are
Do you have a passion for food? Are you curious about the latest innovations from food experts and suppliers? Join SunGarden Natural Ingredients alongside thousands of other food industry professionals at the IFT19 and SupplySide West food exhibitions to learn about the latest products and trends in the food industry. These food expos are great opportunities for you to meet face-to-face with us to learn about our unique, all-natural sprout powders, and how we are tackling food safety concerns while still maintaining product quality. At these expos, SunGarden Natural Ingredients will be presenting its all-natural, nutrient-dense sprout powders that are high in antioxidants, digestive enzymes, and protein and free of additives and harsh chemicals. We will be providing samples of our best-selling powders at both events so you can see, smell, and taste these high-quality ingredients. If you want to learn more about our sprout powders, come visit us at IFT19 in New Orleans, LA on June 2-5, booth #4712, and at SupplySide West on October 15-19, booth #2812.
Super Broccoli Bred to Fight Cancer Eating WellFood News Super-Broccoli Bred to Fight Cancer PSA rising Magazine Prostrate Cancer News May25 2000. SUPER-BROCCOLIbred from garden broccoli and a wild Sicilian variety is the latest veggie tohold out anti-cancer promise. The team that developed super-broccoli at the JohnInnes Centre at the Institute of Food Research in Norwich, England now have twocommercial partners. "Thesuper-broccoli looks and tastes the same as ordinary broccoli," says GaryWilliamson, a member of the research team that bred the plant. Compared withregular broccoli, super-broccoli contains 10 to 100 times as much sulphoraphane,the substance that helps to neutralize cancer-causing agents in the gut. Thismakes super-broccoli as potent as broccoli sprouts -- and the new broccoli maybe more convenient to market, prepare and eat. Sulphoraphaneis found in all cabbage-family plants (brassicas), which run from cabbage,collard greens and kale to brussel sprouts and cauliflower. Broccoli has themost sulphoraphane. Asthe broccoli is digested, it releases sulphoraphane in the gut. This steps upproduction of glutathione transferases -- powerful enzymes that destroycancer-causing substances in
Power Sprouts They Re Even Better Than Broccoli At Fighting Cancer Power Sprouts They're Even Better Than Broccoli at FightingCancer Time Magazine HEALTH SEPTEMBER 29, 1997 VOL. 150 NO. 13 By Christine Gorman GeorgeBush may have been right about broccoli after all. According to a team ofscientists from Johns Hopkins University, you don't have to eat a full helpingof the hated vegetable to get the health benefits; a spoonful of crunchybroccoli sprouts will do the trick. Writing in the Proceedings of the NationalAcademy of Science, the researchers report that three-day-old broccoli sprouts(which look something like alfalfa sprouts) contain the same cancer-fightingchemical, called sulforaphane, as full-grown spears--butat concentrations 20 to 50 times as high. Thisis not the first time that scientists have lauded broccoli's anticancerbenefits. Johns Hopkins' Dr. Paul Talalay and his colleagues first isolatedsulforaphane from broccoli in 1992. Tests showed that the compound reduced theincidence of breast tumors in rats by 60%. While vitamin E and otherantioxidants attack rogue cancer-causing molecules directly, sulforaphane worksindirectly by boosting the body's cancer-fighting defenses.
Broccoli Sprouts Eaten During Pregnancy May Provide Children with Life Broccoli Sprouts Eaten During Pregnancy May Provide Children with Life-long Protection against Heart Disease - U of S Study University of Saskatchewan News FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Tuesday, January 31, 2006 Eating broccoli sprouts during pregnancy may provide your kids with life-long protection against cardiovascular disease, according to a research team led by Bernhard Juurlink at the University of Saskatchewan. Using pregnant rats, the researchers found that not only did the broccoli sprouts improve the mothers' health, they also seem to improve the health of their offspring into adulthood - even if the babies never tasted a sprout. "We looked at the offspring up to six months later and even on a normal diet, they were in better health than their mothers," says Juurlink, a professor in the U of S anatomy and cell biology department. The findings are published in the journal of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB).The work is a
Rainbow Sprouts Recalls Clover and Mixed Sprouts Rainbow Sprouts Recalls Clover and Mixed Sprouts Safety Alerts August 25, 1999 Grand Junction, CO (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Rainbow Sprouts is recalling clover sprouts and mixed sprouts containing clover sprouts because the products were associated with an outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium in Colorado. PRODUCT Clover sprouts and mixed sprouts containing clover sprouts, packaged in 6 ounce plastic bags or clear plastic clamshell containers: a) Clover Sprouts; b) Alfalfa and Clover Sprouts; c) Clover and Radish Sprouts. Recall #F-651/653-9.Class I CODE Product is not coded. Product distributed prior to 5/28/99 was recalled. MANUFACTURER Dover Sales Company, Inc., Piedmont, Oklahoma (seed supplier). RECALLED BY Rainbow Sprouts, Grand Junction, Colorado (sprouter), by telephone on May 28-29, 1999, and by press release issued by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment on May 28, 1999. Firm-initiated recall complete. DISTRIBUTION Colorado and Utah. QUANTITY Undetermined.