RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.—February 21, 2014—BioResource International, Inc. (BRI), an agricultural biotechnology company specializing in the research and development of enzymes, has received the Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) Certification for its manufacturing facility in Apex, North Carolina. Certification was granted by SGS International, the recognized global authority in certification of food manufacturing processes and safety regulations.“Earning the GMP Certification is a part of our commitment to ensure BRI products consistently meet our high quality standard,” said BRI Director of Operations Brian Spencer. “By adhering to the processes inherent in the GMP program, our customers and partners can be assured that our facility is kept in top condition, equipment is properly maintained, employees are trained and qualified, and processes are reliable and reproducible” SGS International is a world leader and global benchmark in food testing services. A leading independent third-party service provider, SGS International offers efficient solutions to help safeguard quality, safety and sustainability throughout all stages of the global food supply chain. “Standards such as GMP have long been associated with food and additives for human consumption. We believe that quality standards are just as important for products designed for animal consumption,” adds BRI COO Julian Young. “As the producer of the best selling protease enzyme on the market, we are committed to the continuing development and production of high-performance, high-quality solutions to meet the needs of the animal agriculture industry.
BioResource International, Inc. (BRI) continues its support of the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle through sponsorship of the 20th Annual Taste of Hope Gala that was held on January 26th at the Umstead Hotel and Spa in Cary, North Carolina. BRI has supported the organization since 2009. “Our dedication to feeding the world starts at home and so it is with great pride that we sponsor the 20th Taste of Hope Gala,” said BRI CEO Dr. Giles Shih. “The services the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle provides to fight hunger in our local community aligns with our passion for helping farmers to produce more food in a sustainable manner to feed the world.” For 20 years, The Taste of Hope Gala has been the annual signature fundraising event benefitting the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle. The six-course gala dinner was made possible by top local chefs who graciously donated their time and talent to create a food experience beyond any available at a single location in the Triangle.
BioResource International, Inc.'s newest enzyme, Xylamax™, is a proprietary thermo-stable mono-component xylanase enzyme proven to improve energy absorption in both wheat and corn/soy poultry diets, resulting in lower feed costs and improved return on investment. Multiple independent animal field trials conducted to date have consistently shown kcal/kg AME improvement levels above current industry norms. The most recent research, conducted by Texas A&M University, was a 42 day broiler grow-out trial. To view the abstract for this trial, details of which were presented at the International Poultry Scientific Forum (IPSF) on January 27, 2014, please click here.