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Gemini Pharmaceuticals Expands Packaging Offerings by Being First-To-Market with Hunan Er-Kang Pharmaceutical’s StarchCaps™ – Non-GMO, Hard-Shell Technology

For Immediate Release

Commack, NY (September 16, 2016) – Gemini Pharmaceuticals, a 30 year old contract manufacturer of dietary supplements and OTC pharmaceuticals, today announced the first to market launch of StarchCaps™ vegetable capsule technology for its dietary supplement and OTC customers. StarchCaps™ are vegetable hard shell
capsules that are designed to replace traditional gelatin ones. It offers a patented technology that is 100% vegetarian, non-GMO, non-animal materials certified by Halal, Kosher and Vegetarian Society approved.

“This unique opportunity to be first to market with StarchCaps™ was one we couldn’t pass up for our customers. These are the safest and easy to use vegetable hard shell capsules available today” stated Mike Finamore, Chief Executive Officer of Gemini. He added, “The StarchCaps™ have excellent handling characteristics and mechanical

Brian Wang, Overseas Sales Director of Hunan Er-Kang Pharmaceuticals Co. LTD., said, “Having developed over the past ten years into the market leader within the starch technology growth category for natural and OTC products, Er-Kang is pleased to sell the StarchCaps™ brand to such a large, well recognized and respected company such as
Gemini Pharmaceuticals.” He added, “StarchCaps™ will be able to take Gemini’s natural hard shell offerings to the next level, where the customers’ brands will continue to grow and fulfill their highest potential.”

Please visit Gemini Pharmaceuticals at SupplySide West booth N144 to learn how Gemini can provide you with the latest in dietary supplements utilizing the StarchCaps™ technology.

About Gemini Pharmaceuticals:

Gemini Pharmaceuticals Inc, of Commack NY, is a leading contract manufacturer of both dietary supplements and OTC pharmaceuticals. With over 30 years of experience, Gemini is world class manufacturer of solid dosage products with production exceeding 13 billion tablets/ capsules per year. The quality of the operation has been recognized by the achievement of both NSF and TGA registrations and a Health Canada Site Reference Number. Gemini manufactures products in compliance with both Kosher and Halal requirements. For more information, please visit

About Hunan Er-Kang Pharmaceutical Co. LTD.

Founded in 1950, Hunan Er-Kang Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. (300267.SZ) is a diversified research, development, and production of pharmaceutical excipients, finished drugs and bulk drugs. The Company has recently launched the innovative StarchGel™ and StarchCaps™ vegetable technology world-wide. For more information, visit

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