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Er-Kang Appoints Dr. Derrick DeSilva as Spokesperson for StarchGel™ and StarchCaps™

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Hunan Er-Kang Pharmaceuticals Co. LTD., a US-based nutraceutical company, today announced the appointment of Dr. Derrick DeSilva as a spokesperson for launch of StarchGel™ and StarchCaps™ vegetable technology. StarchGel™ and StarchCaps™ vegetable encapsulation technology was created to replace gelatin, offering patented, 100% vegetarian, non-GMO, non-animal materials certified by Halal, Kosher and Vegetarian Society approved, for both pharmaceutical and dietary supplements.


“The opportunity to partner with a renowned and respected medical doctor was an opportunity we couldn’t pass up. We have known Dr. DeSilva for several years and always admired his integrity and speaking ability. Dr. DeSilva will headline our presentation on “Embracing the Vegetarian Era in a Simple Way – Starch Encapsulation” at the Expo West Trade show in Anaheim, CA, Saturday March 11, 2017. “stated Brian Wang, Director, Overseas Sales Dept. of Hunan Er-Kang Pharmaceuticals Co. LTD.


Dr. Derrick DeSilva said, “As a healer and a physician, I have always believed to extend my knowledge and intentions into the universal care of the patient.  One of my favorite expressions is "The best of both worlds."  The unity of the worlds of medicine from both the East and the West.”

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