Sales: $643 million
Key Personnel: Hiroo Kaneda, chairman.
Sunstar’s new supplement.
New Products: Gum Perio-Balance supplement, Gum Ora2 Stain Clear (Singapore, Hong Kong) and Ora2 Stain Clear Paste (new flavor).
Comments: Sunstar Group has a new global headquarters in Etoy, Switzerland, which houses Sunstar Suisse SA and Sunstar SA and an R&D center.
In January, Sunstar Americas unveiled Gum PerioBalance, a daily dental probiotic supplement. The mint flavored lozenge is made with Prodentis, a patented blend of probiotics formulated to provide oral health benefits by balancing the oral environment. It is clinically shown to reduce moderate-to-severe plaque and promote healthy teeth and gums in just 28 days, according to the company.