ElderCraft logo ArtemisBlack Elderberry is widely known as a potent source ofantioxidants and for its immune-supporting properties. ElderCraft® is a line of high-quality elderberry extract products manufactured using Austrian black elderberries (Sambucus nigra, L.) of the variety “Haschberg. ”ElderCraft® delivers standardized amounts of anthocyaninsin liquid or powdered formats. ElderCraft® is “crafted”using the IPT process, Iprona Polyphenol Technology, achemical-free process which enriches active compoundsincluding polyphenols and High Molecular WeightFractions.

Artemis’ elderberry liquids and powders are ideal for a variety of applications including functional foods and beverages, dietary supplements, and as natural colorants. They are suitable for use in capsules, tablets, drink mixes, cosmetics, and more.


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Artemis ElderCraftGuest: Melanie Bush, Director of Berry Science
Melanie Bush has been a member of the Artemis International team for more than 10 years.  She specializes in science and research focused on berry phytonutrients and her work spans several departments including QA/QC, R&D, and Sales Support.

Melanie especially enjoys organizing and communicating the ever-evolving science and studies on berries. With the strong relationships she has developed with some of the top researchers in the field of fruit & vegetable studies, Melanie spends a good amount of her time investigating and coordinating new research opportunities. She attended Purdue University-Fort Wayne (IPFW) with a full academic scholarship, where she earned both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in biology. Throughout her university career, she received numerous research awards and recognition for her six years of immunology research with high anthocyanin berry extracts and their immune-enhancing and anti-cancer effects.





Artemis International

3711 Vanguard Drive
Fort Wayne, IN 46809

Phone: 260.436.6899
Fax: 260.478.6900

About Artemis International

Artemis International specializes in darkly pigmented berries, including elderberry, aronia, cranberry, black currant, tart cherry, blueberry, and bilberry, as well as unique products like purple corn. All are high in anthocyanins and other flavonoid compounds with antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-carcinogenic and other health properties. A pioneer in dark berry research, Artemis makes highly effective nutraceutical ingredients for use in the food, beverage and dietary supplement industries. Founded in 1995, the company also develops proprietary formulas to meet targeted healthcare needs, using research-validated bioactive compounds.

Artemis is a leading supplier of nutraceutical ingredients, fruit fibers, powders, and concentrates for use in the food, beverage, and dietary supplement industries. It is best known for its #1 leadership position in the U.S. elderberry market and its high-quality, standardized anthocyanins from deeply colored berries.

In addition to flavonoid-rich fibers, extracts, powders and natural colors, Artemis offers other unique flavonoid sources like Purple Corn as well as a branded line of PhytoSolutions™ – proprietary formulas developed using research-validated bioactive compounds targeted to meet specific healthcare needs.

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