CRN Welcomes Seven New Companies

Washington, D.C., August 13, 2019—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, today announced seven new companies have joined the association’s membership ranks. These companies include: Voting Members—Functional Remedies; Harvest One; SloIron Inc.; and Specialty Enzymes & Probiotics; Associate Members— Schooley Mitchell; TagOne; and Vicente Sederberg LLP. 

The new member companies are:

Voting Members

Functional Remedies

Functional Remedies manufactures and markets their own blend of agricultural hemp. Directly from the company’s farm, the plants are transformed with their propriety LipidTrans™ infusion process that preserves beneficial nutrients, like terpenes and flavonoids, found in hemp. Functional Remedies’ product is true, full-spectrum hemp oil including tinctures, salves and capsules, marketed specifically within the sports, professional healthcare, retail (natural and Food/Drug/Mass), and pet verticals. The company currently distributes its products through its e-commerce website, retail store, golf and tennis clubs, professional healthcare practices, and specialty pet stores. 

Harvest One

Harvest One is a global cannabis company that develops and provides innovative lifestyle and wellness products to consumers and patients in regulated markets around the world. The Company's range of lifestyle solutions is designed to enhance quality of life. Shareholders have significant exposure to the entire cannabis value chain through four wholly-owned subsidiaries: United Greeneries, a Licensed Producer; Satipharm (medical and nutraceutical); Dream Water Global and Delivra (consumer); and a minority interest in Burb Cannabis (retail operations).

SloIron Inc.

SloIron Inc. manufactures and distributes patented, plant-based, organically certified, Ferritin-Iron products produced in the U.S. as a food and nutritional supplement ingredient. The efficient absorption and controlled release of SloIron avoids irritation and improves compliance with consumers who need iron supplementation.

Specialty Enzymes & Probiotics

Specialty Enzymes & Probiotics is a research-driven manufacturer with innovative probiotic and enzyme solutions shown to promote gut, joint and immune health. The company manufactures enzymes from all four natural origins: plant, fungal, microbial and animal, as well as a full line of probiotics. Specialty Enzymes & Probiotics offers custom formulations, individual enzymes and probiotics in bulk, and its own line of scientifically-formulated blends. Specialty Enzymes & Probiotics’ complete line of probiotics include three shelf-stable, acid-stable Bacillus species, shown to support the gut microbiome. The company stands out with short lead times, and by offering non-GMO products, unparalleled technical support and more than half a century of enzyme and probiotic manufacturing experience. 

Associate Members

Schooley Mitchell

Schooley Mitchell is one of the largest independent cost reduction-consulting firms in North America, with offices from coast-to-coast in the United States and Canada. On average, the company reduces their clients’ business service expenses by 28%, in the areas of merchant services, telecom, courier shipping, electronic logging devices, and waste disposal. The concept is simple: their team of industry analysts and researchers analyze vendor invoices and contracts, and report back with recommendations in about four weeks. Clients may choose to accept or decline the recommendations, and 80% of the time, their recommendations do not require that clients change vendors. Schooley Mitchell’s efforts require no time, manpower, or resources from the client, and serves as a free look to trim expenses. A fee is earned only under the condition that they find savings and the client accepts the recommendations. 

TagOne

TagOne is a supply chain management advisory and blockchain technology company that delivers transparency to the natural product industry through innovation in supply chain management. TagOne’s integrated supply chain platform empowers B2B customers with End-to-End (E2E) track-and-trace capabilities, as well as supplier, ingredient, document and transaction management solutions. TagOne also developed mobile solutions to capture information at the farmer “seed” stage, and to enable brands to engage consumers with QR codes with the source, science and safety of their products. By integrating TagOne’s solutions, customers appreciate significant risk reduction and streamlined operational processes, and build customer trust. 

Vicente Sederberg LLP

Vicente Sederberg LLP is a national cannabis law firm that has been on the cutting edge of marijuana and hemp law and policy since the inception of the regulated cannabis industry. The company not only helps clients navigate marijuana and hemp laws and regulations, but they also help shape those policies and have a strong track record of advancing the legal cannabis industry in a dynamic and responsible manner.

A complete list of CRN member companies is available on the association’s website. For more information about becoming a CRN member, contact Carl Hyland, vice president, membership development at chyland@crnusa.org or 202-204-7674.

Note to Editor: The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), founded in 1973, is a Washington, D.C.-based trade association representing 150+ dietary supplement and functional food manufacturers, ingredient suppliers, and companies providing services to those manufacturers and suppliers. In addition to complying with a host of federal and state regulations governing dietary supplements and food in the areas of manufacturing, marketing, quality control and safety, our manufacturer and supplier members also agree to adhere to additional voluntary guidelines as well as to CRN’s Code of Ethics. Visit www.crnusa.org. Follow us on Twitter @CRN_SupplementsFacebook, and LinkedIn