Sunphenon® Green Tea Extracts

Portfolio of Standardized Green Tea Extracts

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Sunphenon® is a portfolio of traceable green tea extracts (Camellia sinensis) containing highly purified polyphenols rich in natural green tea catechins. Sunphenon® is produced from pesticide controlled green tea leaf, extracted via a water infusion process and decaffeinated using only approved food grade solvents to assure compliance with stringent U.S. FDA residual pesticide regulations for tea as outlined in 40 CFR 180.  No chloroform or other illegal solvents are used in the processing of any Sunphenon® extracts.

NutriScience also offers Teavigo®, Pure and Natural Green Tea Extract.


Sunphenon® is part of an exclusive portfolio of proprietary ingredients from NutriScience Innovations, LLC and is a registered trademark of Taiyo International, Inc.

Features & Benefits
  • The Sunphenon® portfolio offers a wide array of Polyphenols, Catechins, EGCg and Caffeine contents suitable for a variety of applications
  • An excellent antioxidant, Green Tea Extracts can also be incorporated in certain cosmetic formulations.
  • Sunphenon® was honored with the Industrial Achievement Award by the U.S. Institute of Food Technologists (IFT).
  • Dietary Supplements
  • Functional Foods & Beverages
  • Cosmetics
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Available Sunphenon® Grades
EGCg > 94%, caffeine < 0.1%
High-purity decaffeinated EGCg for use in foods, beverages and supplements.
Sunphenon EGCg
EGCg > 94%, caffeine < 0.1%
High-purity decaffeinated EGCg for use in supplements.
Sunphenon XLB-100
polyphenols > 80%, catechins > 60%, EGC > 40%, caffeine < 1%
Decaffeinated gallate-free catechins. Excellent stability and very low astringency. Perfect for flavor sensitive beverages.
Sunphenon 90LB
polyphenols > 90%, catechins > 80%, EGCg > 40%, caffeine < 1%
Decaffeinated catechins. Excellent tea taste and low astringency. Perfect for beverages.
Sunphenon 90D
polyphenols > 90%, catechins > 80%, EGCg > 45%, caffeine < 1%
Decaffeinated catechins for use in supplements, foods and beverages with or without tea taste or color.
Sunphenon 90M-B
polyphenols > 80%, catechins > 75%, EGCg > 40%, caffeine < 10%
High-purity catechins for use in supplements, foods and beverages with or without tea taste or color.
Sunphenon 70H-T
polyphenols > 70%, catechins > 60%, EGCg > 25%, caffeine: 12.5~20%
Mid-level catechins and natural green tea caffeine for supplements and foods.
Sunphenon 30S-O
polyphenols > 25%, catechins > 15%, caffeine < 10%
Certified Organic. Excellent tea taste with good stability in beverages.
Sunphenon 20-T
polyphenols > 15, caffeine < 10%
Standardized polyphenols for use as a base in beverage, food and supplement formulations.
Organic Matcha™ Powder
green tea leaf powder, polyphenols > 7%
Organic green tea leaf powder. Fresh taste and vivid green color for use in beverages, dairy or confections.
Clinical Studies

Numerous clinical studies have been conducted to investigate the antioxidant effects of Sunphenon® as well as its effect on weight control.

Formulating With Sunphenon®

Sunphenon® is excellent for use in dietary supplements, beverages such as RTD’s, powders, and functional foods. It can also be formulated into creams and lotions for cosmetic use.


Sunphenon® has been approved by the Japanese Foundation for Health and Nutrition as a Food for Specified Health Use (FOSHU).

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