March 13, 2015 — Press Releases,
Taipei – March 13, 2015 – Connell Brothers (CBC), the largest marketer and distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients in Asia-Pacific, announces today that it is exclusively representing the full line of innovative nutritional ingredients from Cypress Systems Inc. in Taiwan, including the flagship product, SelenoExcell® High Selenium Yeast, and other organic minerals & mineral-fortified yeasts.
Cypress Systems has been a partner of CBC since 2013 across many of their distribution locations in Asia Pacific including Australia and Vietnam.
Selenium plays a vital role in the body’s natural defense system and in many cases is a key nutrient for proper body function. SelenoExcell® is a natural food form of selenium which is the first form of selenium to have a US FDA GRAS Letter of No Objection for food and beverage, making it an ideal nutraceutical ingredient for a variety of applications in dietary supplements as well as food and beverage.
“We’re excited to represent Cypress’ full line of high-quality nutritional ingredients,” said Alex Grantz, General Manager – Export Department, CBC. “This cooperation further expands our partnership with Cypress and together, we help meet the ever growing demand for health and wellness products.”
“CBC has outstanding personnel to provide sales and technical support in the local market,” said Paul A. Willis, CEO/President, Cypress Systems, Inc. “Our joint collaboration with CBC will strengthen our overall market position and provide local customers the comprehensive support they need to meet the expanding market demands.”
About Connell Brothers 
Founded in 1895, Connell Brothers is a division of Wilbur-Ellis Company and is the largest marketer and distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients in Asia-Pacific with a keen focus on technical service, customer support, and environmental, health, and safety. Connell Brothers provides complete supply chain management from transportation, documentation, warehousing, and sales and distribution in 17 countries and in 43 offices located throughout Asia-Pacific. For more information, please visit
About Cypress Systems
Cypress Systems, Inc. is a manufacturer of premium food forms of organically bound minerals and nutritional yeast products, which are distributed throughout the global dietary supplement, functional food and animal nutrition markets. For more information about the company and SelenoExcell®, visit the company website at: