SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif./EWORLDWIRE/June 3, 2009 — NHK Laboratories, Inc. (www.nhklabs.com), a custom formulator, contract manufacturer, and contract packager of private label dietary supplements, functional foods, and over-the-counter pharmaceuticals, was awarded organic certification by California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF). CCOF is a premier organic certification and trade organization.
The CCOF Organic certification program requires compliance with the National Organic Standards established by the USDA/National Organic Program for the handling and processing of organic dietary supplements and functional foods. “Our CCOF Organic certification assures our private label clients that we are equipped, qualified and capable of segregating and properly handling organic dietary supplements and functional foods,” said M. Amirul Karim, Chief Executive Officer of NHK Laboratories, Inc. Mr. Karim added, “this new certification is yet another example of our continued investment in science and compliance with regard to regulatory requirements and market trends.”
About NHK Laboratories, Inc.
Established in 1987, NHK Laboratories, Inc. is highly credentialed custom formulator, contract manufacturer, and contract packager of private label dietary supplements. The company specializes in manufacturing and packaging of two-piece capsules, tablets, and powder drink mixes. Located in Santa Fe Springs, California, the company operates two state-of-the-art facilities that meet or exceed FDA CGMPs.
About California Certified Organic Farmers
CCOF certifies more than 2,100 organic farmers, processors, handlers, retailers, and private labelers in 35 states and three countries. More than 350 CCOF supporting members are comprised of consumers, suppliers, individuals and businesses interested in furthering CCOF’s work.
NHK Laboratories, Inc.
Attn: Shabbir Akand
Director, Sales & Marketing
12230 E. Florence Ave.
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670-3806
California Certified Organic Farmers
Attn: Jane Baker
CCOF Marketing Director
(831) 423-2263, ext. 27