zuChem Expands zuCarb Products Line, Adds to Management Team

Chicago, IL (July 7, 2015) – zuChem, Inc., an innovative supplier of glycochemicals and specialized sugars for the food ingredients, fine chemicals and related industries, today announced the release of its new 2015 zuCarb Research Products Catalog. The catalog offers an expanded array of rare sugars, including activated sugars, for use in pharmaceutical, nutritional and other life science research and development applications. In related news, zuChem also announced the addition of Bob Gonzalez to its management team. Mr. Gonzalez will be responsible for commercial development of the Company’s zuCarb products line, reporting to CEO David Demirjian.

“I am pleased to welcome Bob Gonzalez to the zuChem team. In his new capacity, Bob will be responsible for expanding sales, marketing and customer support of our zuCarb product line. These rare sugar products provide researchers with new biochemical tools to accelerate their research and expand new approaches to improving disease management and health,” commented Dr. Demirjian.

Mr. Gonzalez brings more than fifteen years of broad business development experience in the health and nutrition industry to his role at zuChem. Most recently he co-founded start-up Hearts & Minds LLC, a specialty food company offering health conscious consumers the foods they love to eat made better for them. He was also co-founder and CEO of NewNeural LLC, a biotechnology company that developed technologies licensed from University of Illinois to treat diseases and injuries of the central nervous system. He has previously held commercial development positions at Ingredion (formerly Corn Products) and Monsanto. Mr. Gonzalez holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University, and earned a Master of Business Administration in Finance from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

About zuChem, Inc.

zuChem, Inc., headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, develops and commercializes innovative green manufacturing processes to produce unique carbohydrates and glycochemicals (varieties of specialized sugars) important for human health and nutrition. The Company’s proprietary technology platform allows it to inexpensively produce a diverse array of specialty sweeteners, pharmaceutical intermediates, nutritional prebiotics and other bio-products at industrial scale using renewable chemicals as raw materials. A copy of the 2015 zuCarb Research Products Catalog may be obtained by emailing For more information on zuChem please contact or visit