MUNDELEIN, Ill., Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Z Trim Holdings, Inc. (OTC Markets: ZTHO – News), a biotechnology company providing value-added ingredients to companies in the food and industrial markets, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with a leading multi-national specialty food products company. Under the agreement, the firms will work cooperatively to explore opportunities for the development and commercialization of new applications for Z Trim's technology and cellulosic materials in the food industry, including using Z Trim's exclusive processes in conjunction with the specialty food products company's existing products portfolio. Pursuant to a non-disclosure agreement, and at their request, Z Trim has agreed not to disclose the company's name at this time.
"We are confident that we can help to further enhance this company's already impressive line of value-added ingredients," said ZTHO CEO, Steve Cohen. "Both companies share a commitment to innovation, quality and sustainability. The unique combination of Z Trim's patented technology and this company's resources, expertise and integrated platform, is sure to produce a wide range of beneficial products for consumers and value for both companies and our respective shareholders."
About Z Trim®
Z Trim Holdings, Inc. (www.ztrim.com) is a biotechnology company that owns existing, and has developed new, patent-protected products and processes to make use of biomass for uses in the food and industrial markets. The Company's food division currently sells a line of products that helps food manufacturers reduce their costs and helps them solve production problems. ZTHO's revolutionary technology provides value-added ingredients across virtually all food industry categories. The Company's all-natural products help to reduce fat and calories, add fiber, provide shelf-stability, prevent oil migration, and add binding capacity – all without degrading the taste and texture of the final food product. ZTHO's products also can help extend finished products' shelf life, thereby increasing customers' gross margins. The Company's industrial division, started in 2012, develops eco-friendly ingredients for oil drilling, hydraulic fracturing, petroleum coke, steel/aluminum, paper and other industries. The Company's industrial ingredients are highly functional in applications for adhesives, binders, viscofiers and emulsifiers.
Forward-Looking Statements and Risk Factors
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