At Blue California, our mission is to provide scientifically validated nature-based solutions. Our high-quality Specialty Ingredients are produced via a proprietary fermentation and/or bioconversion process,* which provide clean-label solutions for dietary supplements, functional foods and beverages, cosmetics and pet nutrition products. Blue California Specialty Ingredients are considered non-synthetic, non-GMO, gluten-free, vegan and kosher.*

ErgoActive® Ergothioneine

A LONGEVITY VITAMIN THAT WORKS INSIDE CELLSϯ

Proposed as a longevity vitamin by Dr. Bruce Ames, L-ergothioneine is a potent antioxidant that works inside cells to combat oxidative stress.1 While ergothioneine is synthesized mainly in mushrooms, fungus and soil bacteria, human cells express a transporter highly specific to ergothioneine. Despite not being produced in the body, ergothioneine is present in nearly all human cells, suggesting its significance in supporting human health. An in vitro study demonstrates that ErgoActive® preserved telomere length and reduced the rate of telomere shortening under oxidative stress conditions, supporting the benefit of ergothioneine for healthy aging.2 Emerging science shows potential cognitive, immune, prostate and cardiovascular health benefits.

Blue California’s ErgoActive® Ergothioneine is:
  • Produced using a proprietary fermentation process
  • US FDA no objection to notification of self-affirmed GRAS (GRN No. 734)
  • Water-soluble
  • Neutral in taste, color and odor
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ErgoActive® Ergothioneine

A LONGEVITY VITAMIN THAT WORKS INSIDE CELLSϯ

Proposed as a longevity vitamin by Dr. Bruce Ames, L-ergothioneine is a potent antioxidant that works inside cells to combat oxidative stress.1 While ergothioneine is synthesized mainly in mushrooms, fungus and soil bacteria, human cells express a transporter highly specific to ergothioneine. Despite not being produced in the body, ergothioneine is present in nearly all human cells, suggesting its significance in supporting human health. An in vitro study demonstrates that ErgoActive® preserved telomere length and reduced the rate of telomere shortening under oxidative stress conditions, supporting the benefit of ergothioneine for healthy aging.2 Emerging science shows potential cognitive, immune, prostate and cardiovascular health benefits.

Blue California’s ErgoActive® Ergothioneine is:
  • Produced using a proprietary fermentation process
  • US FDA no objection to notification of self-affirmed GRAS (GRN No. 734)
  • Water-soluble
  • Neutral in taste, color and odor
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Taxifolin BC-DHQ®

An antioxidant with a powerful punchϮ

Found in apples, onions, milk thistle and heartwood of certain trees, taxifolin is a super antioxidant bioflavonoid with free radical fighting and anti-inflammatory properties. Taxifolin is being studied for its healthy aging, cardiovascular health, and immune benefits. Its potent antioxidant properties and neutral taste also enable its use in extending shelf life of functional foods, beverages and cosmetics.

Blue California’s Taxifolin BC-DHQ® is:
  • Produced using a proprietary bioconversion manufacturing process
  • US FDA no objection to notification of self-affirmed GRAS (GRN No. 916)
  • Neutral in taste, color, and odor

Taxifolin BC-DHQ®

An antioxidant with a powerful punchϮ

Taxifolin, also known as dihydroquercetin (DHQ), is found in apples, onions, milk thistle, and certain trees, taxifolin is a super antioxidant bioflavonoid with free radical fighting and anti-inflammatory properties. Taxifolin is being studied for its healthy aging, cardiovascular health, and immune benefits. Its potent antioxidant properties and neutral taste also enable its use in extending shelf life of functional foods, beverages and cosmetics.

Blue California’s Taxifolin BC-DHQ® is:
  • Produced using a proprietary bioconversion manufacturing process
  • US FDA no objection to notification of self-affirmed GRAS (GRN No. 916)
  • Neutral in taste, color, and odor

PQQActive® Pyrroloquinoline Quinone (PQQ)

A LONGEVITY VITAMIN FOR MITOCHONDRIAL HEALTHϮ

PQQ is a promising longevity vitamin and a powerful antioxidant that supports mitochondrial health and improves mitochondrial efficiency. Synthesized by bacteria found in soil, PQQ enters plants via the roots in soil, thereby found in many plants and vegetables that enter the human diet. PQQ may stimulate the body’s natural energy production at the cellular level, and emerging science supports its role in cognitive health, cardiovascular health and liver support. PQQ may also be used in cosmetic and skincare applications, rejuvenating the skin for healthier and younger-looking skin.

Blue California’s PQQActive® PQQ is:
  • Produced using a proprietary fermentation process
  • 99% purity
  • Water-soluble

PQQActive® Pyrroloquinoline Quinone (PQQ)

A LONGEVITY VITAMIN FOR MITOCHONDRIAL HEALTHϮ

PQQ is a promising longevity vitamin and a powerful antioxidant that supports mitochondrial health and improves mitochondrial efficiency. Synthesized by bacteria found in soil, PQQ enters plants via the roots in soil, thereby found in many plants and vegetables that enter the human diet. PQQ may stimulate the body’s natural energy production at the cellular level, and emerging science supports its role in cognitive health, cardiovascular health and liver support. PQQ may also be used in cosmetic and skincare applications, rejuvenating the skin for healthier and younger-looking skin.

Blue California’s PQQActive® PQQ is:
  • Produced using a proprietary fermentation process
  • 99% purity
  • Water-soluble

BeneAllTM Butyrate-Releaser

AN INNOVATIVE POSTBIOTIC-RELEASER FOR A HEALTHY GUTϮ

Postbiotics are nonviable metabolites produced by gut microbes after feeding off of dietary fibers contained in grains, leafy greens and beans. Butyrate is a short-chain fatty acid produced by gut microbes that can provide fuel directly to gut cells, promote a healthy gut barrier, harness antioxidant power within the gut, and support an overall healthy gut immune response. While a large body of science supports the beneficial effects of butyrate in digestive health and beyond, its pungent smell and bad taste have limited its adoption in consumer products. BeneAll,TM also known as N-(1-carbomyl-2-phenyl-ethyl) butyramide (FBA), is an innovative solution that can deliver butyrate along the gastrointestinal (GI) tract without the odor or taste associated with butyrate to provide digestive health benefits.

Blue California’s BeneAllTM is:
  • Odorless
  • Shelf-stable at room temperature
  • Does not require refrigeration or special processing
  • Available as a flowable powder for dry mixing or rapid solution, as well as prepackaged capsules

BeneAllTM Butyrate-Releaser

AN INNOVATIVE POSTBIOTIC-RELEASER FOR A HEALTHY GUTϮ

Postbiotics are nonviable metabolites produced by gut microbes after feeding off of dietary fibers contained in grains, leafy greens and beans. Butyrate is a short-chain fatty acid produced by gut microbes that can provide fuel directly to gut cells, promote a healthy gut barrier, harness antioxidant power within the gut, and support an overall healthy gut immune response. While a large body of science supports the beneficial effects of butyrate in digestive health and beyond, its pungent smell and bad taste have limited its adoption in consumer products. BeneAll,TM also known as N-(1-carbomyl-2-phenyl-ethyl) butyramide (FBA), is an innovative solution that can deliver butyrate along the gastrointestinal (GI) tract without the odor or taste associated with butyrate to provide digestive health benefits.

Blue California’s BeneAllTM is:
  • Odorless
  • Shelf-stable at room temperature
  • Does not require refrigeration or special processing
  • Available as a flowable powder for dry mixing or rapid solution, as well as prepackaged capsules

RosavelTM Rosmarinic Acid

A natural antioxidant found in RosemaryϮ

Rosmarinic acid is a naturally occurring polyphenol in the rosemary plant. Rosmarinic acid serves as an ideal alternative to synthetic antioxidants used in food preservation due to its antioxidant and antimicrobial properties. Rosmarinic acid demonstrates enhanced shelf life by preventing the oxidation of oils,3,4 browning of fruit and baked goods,5 as well as inhibiting microbial growth and the discoloration of raw meat.6

Blue California’s RosavelTM Rosmarinic Acid is:
  • Produced using a proprietary bioconversion manufacturing process
  • 95% high-purity rosmarinic acid
  • Compatible with clean label and Non-GMO
  • White color with low odor and taste compared rosemary extract

RosavelTM Rosmarinic Acid

A natural antioxidant found in RosemaryϮ

Rosmarinic acid is a naturally occurring polyphenol in the rosemary plant. Rosmarinic acid serves as an ideal alternative to synthetic antioxidants used in food preservation due to its antioxidant and antimicrobial properties. Rosmarinic acid demonstrates enhanced shelf life by preventing the oxidation of oils,3,4 browning of fruit and baked goods,5 as well as inhibiting microbial growth and the discoloration of raw meat.6

Blue California’s RosavelTM Rosmarinic Acid is:
  • Produced using a proprietary bioconversion manufacturing process
  • 95% high-purity rosmarinic acid
  • Compatible with clean label and Non-GMO
  • White color with low odor and taste compared rosemary extract

Vitamin K2 Menaquinone-4 (MK-4) and Menaquinone-7 (MK-7)

An essential vitamin supporting heart and bone healthϮ

Vitamin K consists of a group of fat-soluble vitamins that are considered essential to support human health. Known as menaquinone (MK), vitamin K2 is a type of vitamin K found in animal products and fermented foods. Vitamin K2 is a crucial vitamin for supporting heart and bone health. The two major forms of vitamin K2 are MK-4 and MK-7. The number denotes the number of isoprenoid residues in the side chain. MK-4 is naturally synthesized in mammalian cells and is the form that is most studied. MK-7 is naturally produced by fermentation and is discovered have greater bioavailability. Blue California offers both MK4 and MK7 forms of vitamin K2 for your needs.

Blue California’s Vitamin K2 (MK-4 and MK-7) are:
  • Produced using a proprietary fermentation process
  • 1% active with Dicalcium Phosphate (DCP) or Maltodextrin
  • White to light yellow powder
  • Neutral in taste and odor

Vitamin K2 Menaquinone-4 (MK-4) and Menaquinone-7 (MK-7)

An essential vitamin supporting heart and bone healthϮ

Vitamin K consists of a group of fat-soluble vitamins that are considered essential to support human health. Known as menaquinone (MK), vitamin K2 is a type of vitamin K found in animal products and fermented foods. Vitamin K2 is a crucial vitamin for supporting heart and bone health. The two major forms of vitamin K2 are MK-4 and MK-7. The number denotes the number of isoprenoid residues in the side chain. MK-4 is naturally synthesized in mammalian cells and is the form that is most studied.  MK-7 is naturally produced by fermentation and is discovered have greater bioavailability. Blue California offers both MK4 and MK7 forms of vitamin K2 for your needs.

Blue California’s Vitamin K2 (MK-4 and MK-7) are:
  • Produced using a proprietary fermentation process
  • 1% active with Dicalcium Phosphate (DCP) or Maltodextrin
  • White to light yellow powder
  • Neutral in taste and odor

Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10)

Create heart smart formulations with CoQ10Ϯ

CoQ10 is an antioxidant made naturally in the body and also found in the diet. CoQ10 is considered essential for cellular energy production in the heart and muscles and is of particular importance in supporting cardiovascular health. While CoQ10 is produced in the body, levels of CoQ10 decrease with age. CoQ10 supplementation may help replenish decreased CoQ10 levels to support healthy aging, heart health and energy production.

Blue California’s CoQ10 is:
  • 10% and 40% active
  • Light yellow to yellow powder
  • Neutral in taste and odor

Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10)

Create heart smart formulations with CoQ10Ϯ

CoQ10 is an antioxidant made naturally in the body and also found in the diet. CoQ10 is considered essential for cellular energy production in the heart and muscles and is of particular importance in supporting cardiovascular health. While CoQ10 is produced in the body, levels of CoQ10 decrease with age. CoQ10 supplementation may help replenish decreased CoQ10 levels to support healthy aging, heart health and energy production.

Blue California’s CoQ10 is:
  • 10% and 40% active
  • Light yellow to yellow powder
  • Neutral in taste and odor

L-TeaActive® L-Theanine

AN EFFECTIVE ADAPTOGEN FOR REDUCED STRESSϮ

L-theanine is an amino acid found in tea leaves that aids in a healthy stress response by potentially reducing cortisol, the stress hormone in the body, and increasing brain alpha wave activity. Research indicates that L-theanine crosses the blood-brain barrier,7 and supplementation of L-theanine has been known to reduce stress and anxiety, particularly in individuals under stressful conditions.8

Blue California’s L-TeaActive® L-Theanine is:
  • Produced using a proprietary non-GMO enzyme-assisted process
  • Isometrically pure L-theanine (98%)
  • US FDA no objection to self-affirmed GRAS (GRN No. 338)
  • Water soluble with no taste, color or odor
  • Halal certified
  • Ideal for food, beverage, and supplement applications, as well as pet nutrition

L-TeaActive® L-Theanine

AN EFFECTIVE ADAPTOGEN FOR REDUCED STRESSϮ

L-theanine is an amino acid found in tea leaves that aids in a healthy stress response by potentially reducing cortisol, the stress hormone in the body, and increasing brain alpha wave activity. Research indicates that L-theanine crosses the blood-brain barrier,7 and supplementation of L-theanine has been known to reduce stress and anxiety, particularly in individuals under stressful conditions.8

Blue California’s L-TeaActive® L-Theanine is:
  • Produced using a proprietary non-GMO enzyme-assisted process
  • Isometrically pure L-theanine (98%)
  • US FDA no objection to self-affirmed GRAS (GRN No. 338)
  • Water soluble with no taste, color or odor
  • Halal certified
  • Ideal for food, beverage, and supplement applications, as well as pet nutrition

OataViaTM p-Coumaric Acid and Avenanthramides

Powerful polyphenolic antioxidants unique to oatsϮ

Oats are important sources of phenolic compounds, including avenanthramides, which have beneficial health properties due to their antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Ancient Greek and Latin literature describe oat extracts to be excellent for skin conditions, attributing the beneficial skin soothing and anti-itching properties to avenanthramides. P-coumaric acid is a promising avenanthramide with antioxidant properties with emerging science to support healthy blood sugars as well as skin-health applications.

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OataViaTM p-Coumaric Acid and Avenanthramides

Powerful polyphenolic antioxidants unique to oatsϮ

Oats are important sources of phenolic compounds, including avenanthramides, which have beneficial health properties due to their antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Ancient Greek and Latin literature describe oat extracts to be excellent for skin conditions, attributing the beneficial skin soothing and anti-itching properties to avenanthramides. P-coumaric acid is a promising avenanthramide with antioxidant properties with emerging science to support healthy blood sugars as well as skin-health applications.

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Pterostilbene and Pinostilbene

The secret to healthy agingϮ

Found in blueberries and grapes, pterostilbene and pinostilbene are polyphenolic compounds that help fight oxidative stress that contribute to cell damage associated with age associated conditions. Both these compounds are chemically related to resveratrol, which is the most extensively studied stilbene to support heart health, cognitive function, bone density and healthy blood glucose levels. Due to their unique molecular structures, pterostilbene and pinostilbene offer enhanced bioavailability compared to resveratrol.

Blue California produces Pterostilbene and Pinostilbene through a proprietary fermentation process, delivering a clean, pure, cost-effective supply of these beneficial ingredients. Contact us for more information.

Blue California’s Pterostilbene and Pinostilbene are:
  • Produced using a proprietary fermentation process

Pterostilbene and Pinostilbene

The secret to healthy agingϮ

Found in blueberries and grapes, pterostilbene and pinostilbene are polyphenolic compounds that help fight oxidative stress that contribute to cell damage associated with age associated conditions. Both these compounds are chemically related to resveratrol, which is the most extensively studied stilbene to support heart health, cognitive function, bone density and healthy blood glucose levels. Due to their unique molecular structures, pterostilbene and pinostilbene offer enhanced bioavailability compared to resveratrol.

Blue California produces Pterostilbene and Pinostilbene through a proprietary fermentation process, delivering a clean, pure, cost-effective supply of these beneficial ingredients. Contact us for more information.

Blue California’s Pterostilbene and Pinostilbene are:
  • Produced using a proprietary fermentation process

Other Ingredients

Ingredients for a variety of health and wellness formulations

We extract the Earth’s most powerful ingredients using state of the art manufacturing equipment and processes. In addition to our specialty products, we also supply a range of botanical extracts, powders, and other health and nutritional ingredients. Contact us for more information.

  • Manufactured and tested under the highest quality standards

Other Ingredients

Ingredients for a variety of health and wellness formulations

We extract the Earth’s most powerful ingredients using state of the art manufacturing equipment and processes. In addition to our specialty products, we also supply a range of botanical extracts, powders, and other health and nutritional ingredients. Contact us for more information.

  • Manufactured and tested under the highest quality standards

*These statements do not apply to BeneAll™. ErgoActive® is GMO-Free.
ϯThese statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These ingredients are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. 
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