XSTO’s focus is introducing new science-supported nutritional
ingredients to the functional food and dietary supplement markets.
Francis X. Foley
Francis has unique experience in working along the entire nutrition value chain from a global manufacturer with a vitamin focused product portfolio to a national distributor with an extensive 200+ product portfolio. He has held various management positions within finance, sales, new product development and marketing functions.
While at BASF Corp., Francis had complete profit and loss responsibility for their $75M North American vitamin C and vitamin B product portfolio. Recognizing how profits and market share were eroding at the tier 1 global vitamin manufacturer he realized the importance of new product development, and found innovative ways to yield over $6.5M in incremental revenue. In a business development role at Pharm-Rx Chemical Corporation Francis was exposed to a much wider cross section of the nutrition market in terms of products, customers and innovation. Francis’s core focus and strength was to identify and partner with new and existing customers and manufacturers to develop profitable niche products. These focused and targeted new product development pitches gave his customers access to new products and technology while broadening the customer base of his manufacturing partners.
Prior to entering the nutritional field, Francis served in various capacities with the US Navy/Merchant Marine. Francis earned his undergraduate degree from the State University of New York Maritime College with a B.E in Marine Engineering. He also earned a Masters in Business Administration from New York University Stern School of Business in finance/international business in 2000.
VP of Business Development
Dan’s background incudes being responsible for bringing new supplement products through the regulatory and commercialization process and for sales and technical support of various vitamin product lines and other novel, branded dietary supplement and functional food ingredients. With over 20 years experience in the nutrition and food production business, Dan has worked with products ranging from meat and poultry, baking and beverages, to enzyme and vitamin supplements.
Dan has a degree in Animal Nutrition from the University of Kentucky and has previously held sales, marketing and product management positions with Central Soya, Roche Vitamins, Rhodia Food, Lonza and InterHealth. Dan is an industry expert who contributes articles for publications including Nutraceuticals World, Total Health and Health Products Business and Beverage World.
Sales Account Manager
A 2015 graduate of Georgia College’s J. Whitney Bunting School of Business, Nathan previously worked as a sales representative in the highly competitive transportation factoring industry where he consistently grew sales by utilizing industry knowledge and partners. As an active lifestyle and outdoor enthusiast, he is looking forward to a long and rewarding career in the supplement / nutrition industry.
Andrew comes to Xsto Solutions, LLC as a 2017 graduate of Rutgers University – New Brunswick where he studied economics and communications. His past experience in in digital marketing, e-commerce, production, and web-design will be used to help generate awareness of Xsto’s innovative, science supported ingredients.
Since 1948, Hamari Chemicals has specialized in the manufacture of APIs and pharmaceutical intermediates. For over half a century, Hamari has been providing custom manufacturing of high quality pharmaceuticals in a reliable and flexible fashion.
Kappa Bioscience is the innovative leader and first mover with high purity vitamin K2 as menaquinone-7 (MK-7). Kappa Bioscience is a Norwegian based entity with extensive knowledge about vitamins and vitamin K2 in particular. Kappa Bioscience is currently the only vendor with vitamin K2.
BRUDY TECHNOLOGY is a research and development (R&D) company founded in Barcelona in 1999 with 100% Spanish share capital. The main purpose of BRUDY TECHNOLOGY is to detect technology requirements in highly diverse sectors such as food, pharmaceutical or nutraceutical..
Algae as a Source
Qualitas Health’s team of scientists has cultivated a natural strain of microalgae that contains pure EPA Omega-3 fatty acids. Our commercial-scale production system allows efficient production of pure EPA Omega-3 supplements from a sustainable algae source.
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New Jersey, Georgia