AstaReal USA has earned the distinction of being the National Animal Supplement Council’s (NASC) first qualified brand of natural astaxanthin for use in pet supplementation. The National Animal Supplement Council is a nonprofit trade organization dedicated to protecting and enhancing the health of companion animals and horses throughout the United States.

With their astaxanthin grown and harvested in indoor bioreactors in Moses Lake, Washington, AstaReal USA earned the NASC Preferred Supplier Status for aligning with the Council’s mission of “Good Manufacturing Practice Quality Standards,” which includes precisely monitored and implemented quality control and strict label guidelines. AstaReal natural astaxanthin is non-GMO Project verified, suitable for vegetarians, and certified Kosher and Halal.

“We are delighted to be part of a quality conscious manufacturers’ guild that commits to and practices the highest standards of safety and quality backed by science,” said Arun Nair, CEO of AstaReal USA. “This recognition is a natural extension of what we stand for.”

AstaReal USA, Inc. is a natural astaxanthin manufacturer, as well as sales and marketing company, servicing North and South America. Since 1994, AstaReal’s natural astaxanthin has been researched in over 140 published studies including 70 clinical trials. AstaReal USA, Inc. is part of AstaReal Holdings Co., Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Fuji Chemical Group.