|Industry||Dietary ingredients food and beverage|
|Founded||Orange County, California, California, USA (1994)|
|Headquarters||Rancho Santa Margarita, California, USA|
Steven Chen, CEO
|Slogan||A Perfect Blend of Science and Nature|
Blue California's Good Manufacturing Process and ISO-9000-certified facility produces non-irradiated ingredients using steam and ozone sterilization. There are more than 550 Kosher-certified ingredients in the product line.
Blue California, founded in 1994, manufactures botanical extracts and specialty ingredients. Blue California's research and development department in China employs scientists to improve the manufacturing processes and the quality of raw materials. In California, Blue California's quality control department follows a quality control protocol that includes HPLC, microbiology, identity testing, PSL-assurance, and ICP-MS pesticide screening.
Notes and references
- "Blue California To Offer Rebaudioside A, a Purified Stevia Compound. November 13, 2007." http://www.bluecal-ingredients.com/whatsnew/pr_20071113.php
- "US firm claims cheap, industrial stevia production. November 15, 2007." http://www.foodnavigator-usa.com/news/ng.asp?n=81404-blue-california-stevia-sweetener
- "Phytosterols Out of the Blue. October 10, 2004." http://www.foodprocessing.com/vendors/products/2007/021.html
- "Food Technology & Innovation 2008 Sponsors" http://www.foodinnovatena.com/suppliers_conf.asp