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Company Information:

Address: 555 GARDINER ROAD
Dresden, ME 04342 3032
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: Yes
Minority-Owned: No
Phone: (207) 730-0138

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $80,000.00 1
SBIR Phase II $399,974.00 1

Award List:

Developing Elderberries as a Specialty Crop for Herbal Supplements, Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Edie Johnston, null
Award Amount: $80,000.00
Although the American elderberry species has not been cultivated, bred, or promoted as a medicinal plant like its European counterpart, university based variety trials indicate that the attributes of American elderberries complement, equal, or exceed the European cultivars currently in the market,… More

Developing elderberries as a specialty crop by supporting a growers` network and by conducting prototype development of nutraceu

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Edie Johnston, Owner
Award Amount: $399,974.00
US federally funded research and international research is connecting elderberry (S. nigra and S. canadensis) to the treatment of diabetes, cancer, heart disease, AIDS, herpes simples virus HSV-1 and influenza types A and B. Many of these studies have focused on the presence of high levels of… More