Blue Bell, PA – Acme-Hardesty, a division of Jacob Stern and Sons, Inc. and an industry leader in sustainable specialty ingredients, has signed a letter of intent to enter into a distribution agreement with Green Mountain Biotech (GMB), a manufacturer of synergistic botanical blends based on traditional Chinese medicine, for the personal care industry. Acme-Hardesty will be GMB’s channel partner for the personal care market across the United States.

“We are thrilled to partner with Green Mountain Biotech on this unique, efficacious and patented line of botanicals for the Personal Care Industry. They have a scientific approach, and a long history of research that produces products that are unique and interesting for our customers and thus end consumers. We are looking forward to introducing these ingredients to the US market” , said Caren Dres-Hajeski, VP Personal Care & Marketing at Acme-Hardesty.

GMB has a team of experts in biology, chemistry and traditional Chinese medicine, with collaborations with international experts in bacteriology, dermatology, mycology, virology and medicinal plants. By working together, GMB produces and offers rich, potent unique cosmetic solutions to address current needs of manufacturers and end-consumers.

GMB is tirelessly working to create high-quality, purified botanical extracts for skin conditions like acne, eczema, and various viral infections. It has developed its BOTANIPLEX™ line, which includes botanical combinations used to control dermatological symptoms and help the skin repair itself to restore skin health. 

GMB founder and CEO Mrs. Roni Kramer said, “with years of rigorous scientific research and clinical testing, GMB has developed high-quality sustainable active herbal formulas to add to cosmetic products.” Mrs. Kramer said, “the increase in consumer demand for natural skin care products  and the strong partnership between the two companies will let the consumers discover the healing power of the botanicals originated from the Green Mountain sources.”

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CTO Dr. Yonit Bomstein said, “skin disorders result from symptoms triggered by abnormalities in numerous physiological pathways. According to Dr. Bomstein, plants synthesize a wide variety of molecules that are not found anywhere else. Some phytochemicals can modulate the pathways to support skin function.” 

Dr. Bomstein said, “Our ongoing research is aimed at discovering new and better botanical blends that also address additional skin disorders.”

About Acme-Hardesty

A division of Jacob Stern & Sons, Inc., Acme-Hardesty is a leading distributor of bio-based products and specialty ingredients for the Personal Care Industry. Our dedicated personal care team offers formulation expertise paired with a rapidly growing product portfolio, allowing us to partner with our customers and develop innovative solutions to their toughest formulation challenges. Additionally, Acme-Hardesty is one of the largest North American distributors of castor oil and derivatives, oleochemical derivatives, bio-based products, preservatives and surfactants, as well as a full range of renewable palm-based glycerine, fatty acids, fatty alcohols and specialty esters. A member of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), Acme-Hardesty champions the use of sustainable, renewable products and the development of bio-based solutions for real-world applications in the future.

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About Green Mountain Biotech

Green Mountain Biotech creates potent, synergistic blends that support the skin’s immune system and treat specific skin conditions. GMB carefully selects Chinese medicinal herbs for further research based on global scientific publications and their authentic knowledge of experts in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Green Mountain Biotech uses high quality source material, which is intensively tested for plant constituents and pollutants such as heavy metals, pesticides, and microbial contamination. Their proprietary extraction process purifies active ingredients, which results in the desired biological action without undesirable side effects. The GMB team has a comprehensive understanding of biological activities and their potential benefits to the skin. They integrate the most promising plant materials into effective and safe dermatological products.