PFAFFIKON, Switzerland, April 24, 2008 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Pharma Base S.A. announces the launch of Osamine(TM) Pharmaceutical Grade Glucosamine for the North American Dietary Supplement, Personal Care and Food industries. Available as both Glucosamine Hydrochloride and Glucosamine Sulphate, Osamine(TM) brings forward high quality pharmaceutical grade glucosamine to the worldwide marketplace.

"With a greater focus on ingredient quality and a strong demand for raw material sources outside of China, the North American marketplace is ready for a superior quality ingredient like Osamine(TM). Having been sold over the last decade in Europe, Japan and India, we are thrilled to introduce this ingredient to the Americas." says Russ Anderson, President of Pharma Base North America.

About Pharma Base
Pharma Base S.A., founded in 1996, is a privately-held company dedicated to improving the lives of people through the research and discovery of naturally occurring compounds. Our commitment is to manufacture and distribute clinically proven, safe and effective high-quality products manufactured in cGMP facilities, thereby helping to elevate the standards and quality of dietary supplements. The company is headquartered in Switzerland with additional locations in India and North America.