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While Novus’s primary business is centered on animal health and nutrition, a particular part of Novus’s business focuses on human health. ESM Technologies, LLC, a joint venture partner of Novus, provides an innovative solution to what would otherwise be a waste product of the food industry.

Joint Health

In 2016, ESM Technologies converted over 979 tons of raw eggshells destined for landfills into human health supplements which support bone and joint health. This is a 10 percent increase from 2015. The only byproduct of this 100 percent natural manufacturing process is steam.

NEM® is an eggshell membrane ingredient composed of naturally occurring nutrients essential for healthy joint cartilage and tissue. In 2015, results from a NEM study were published in the Journal of Inflammation Research and the Journal of Nutrition and Health.

Eggshells Converted into Health Supplements

ESC® is one of nature’s purest, most absorbable forms of calcium from eggshells. It contains many trace minerals which support bone density.

Human Health and Nutrition at Novus

Oral and Digestive Health

ESM Technologies also continues to research and market probioitics for oral and digestive health.

ACTAZIN® is a whole-fruit supplement ingredient made from the nutrient dense kiwifruit that supports digestive health. It is nutrient dense with many natural vitamins and minerals to maintain health and well-being.

BLIS M18™ and BLIS K12® are advanced probiotics for oral and upper respiratory tract health. In addition, BLIS M18™ provides a natural defense against bad breath.

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NEM® is an eggshell membrane ingredient composed of naturally occurring nutrients essential for health joint cartilage and tissue.

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ESC® is one of nature’s purest, most absorbable forms of calcium from eggshells.

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Supply Chain Efficiency

As a responsible member of the food supply chain, Novus aims to reduce its own impact on the environment in its daily operations.

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