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News 2023

3 reasons to include vitamin K2 in vitamin D supplements
January 25, 2023

Vitamins D and K are powerful nutrients in their own right, but their potential effects in combination may be where their real strength is found.

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Vitafoods Europe 2023 live: Balchem and Kappa Bioscience present joint nutrition portfolio
May 11, 2023

At Vitafoods Europe, Balchem Human Nutrition and Health and its recently acquired Kappa Bioscience are showcasing synergies between their portfolios and opportunities for innovation. 

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News 2022

Kappa Bioscience launches first organic-grade vitamin K2-MK7 on US market
October 25, 2022

Kappa Bioscience, a leading manufacturer of vitamin K2 under the brand name K2Vital, is introducing “the first” USDA organic-certified all-trans, all-bioactive vitamin K2-MK7 for oil-based health applications on the US market.

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Research group highlights role of vitamins in heart protection
October 11, 2022

There was a protective role identified of K2VITAL DELTA vitamin K2 MK-7 and vitamin D in individuals at risk of coronary artery calcification

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Kappa Bioscience strengthens its Scientific and Medical Advisory Board with newly appointed member
August 17, 2022

Kappa Bioscience, the leading manufacturer of vitamin K2 under the brand name K2VITAL, has announced the appointment of Dr John E. Repine MD as the newest member of its “Blue Ribbon” Scientific and Medical Advisory Board.

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Vitamin K2 MK-7 with cis bonds – a key that doesn’t fit
July 18, 2022

Understanding vitamin K2 cis- vs trans-bonds impact on product quality.

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The perfect pair: how vitamins K2 and D3 combine to support health and well-being
July 14, 2022

The world is full of iconic duos that combine to become more than the sum of their parts. One relatively unknown yet equally powerful partnership is that of vitamins D3 and K2.

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Balchem Corporation completes acquisition of Kappa Bioscience
June 22, 2022

Kappa Bioscience, the leading manufacturer of vitamin K2 under the brand name K2VITAL, announces that the previously announced acquisition from Balchem Corporation is now complete.

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Balchem signs definitive agreement to acquire Kappa Bioscience
June 15, 2022

Balchem Corporation, a global specialty ingredients company focused on nutrition and health, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Kappa Bioscience AS, a leading science-based manufacturer of specialty vitamin K2 for the human nutrition industry, headquartered in Oslo, Norway

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Kappa at Vitafoods 2022
May 19, 2022

Kappa Bioscience to discuss vitamin K2 and D synergy at Vitafoods

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Kappa Bioscience® strengthens U.S. presence
April 5, 2022

Kappa Bioscience announces the appointment of Rena Cohen-First as Vice President of Sales North America.with new Vice President of sales in North America

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Kappa Bioscience: Announces the formation of SMAB
March 1, 2022

Kappa Bioscience announced today the formation of a "Blue Ribbon" Scientific and Medical Advisory Board to support and expand the scientific knowledge base for Vitamin K2.

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News 2021

Kappa Bioscience announces international expansion
February 4, 2021

Kappa Bioscience, Norway-based company and global leader for pure and stable vitamin K2 MK-7, K2VITAL® ingredients, is expanding its business in the United States.

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Kappa Bioscience to extend partnership with Canisius Wilhelmina Hospital
February, 26 2021

The company announces a new agreement with Canisius Wilhelmina Hospital, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, that covers funding of a PhD grant and execution of a clinical trial.

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Kappa Bioscience’s team goes climate-positive, partners with Ecologi
April 22, 2021

The Norwegian company recently announced its entire workforce went climate-positive from 2021 onwards. Through its cooperation with Ecologi, the company offers its employees to balance their carbon emissions – and more.

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Scientists reveal new K2 knowledge, funded by Kappa Bioscience at this year’s NBJ summit
July 21, 2021

On 29 July, the coming NBJ summit will focus on two key themes: climate action and immune health. Kappa Bioscience, global authority for vitamin K2 MK-7 ingredients, is sponsoring the event, in line with their recent developments.

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Kappa Bioscience announces the industry’s first ‘Brand & Plant’ program
August 30, 2021

Following a recent IPCC publication, Norwegian vitamin K2 expert Kappa Bioscience reveals a resolute ‘Brand & Plant’ program.

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Norwegian Contract Research Organization Synthetica becomes Kappa Solutions as of November 2021
November 3, 2021

The Kappa Bioscience Group introduces Kappa Solutions, its subsidiary for custom organic synthesis and analytical services for the pharmaceutical and dietary supplements industries. The Norwegian leader for vitamin K2 ingredients renames its sister company, previously known as Synthetica, now Kappa Solutions.

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