To read the entire article, please click: http://tastingpanelhighlights.com/2014/08/cover-story-revolution-in-the-evolution-of-spirits-august-2014-2/With his slight frame and somewhat techno-geek demeanor, you might not think Harsha Chigurupati is poised to be the life of the party.
Indeed, the young entrepreneur, hailing from Hyderabad, India and from a family of doctors, scientists and pharmaceutical manufacturers, seems more bookish than boisterous. But in the next few months, this under-the-radar up-and-comer could shake up the alcoholic beverage industry in a way that will have everyone raising a glass to him as the man who created a better buzz. ...
NTX was an eight-year research project conducted by Chigurupati’s specially assembled team at a cost of tens of millions of dollars. It’s composed of ingredients classified as GRAS, aka “Generally Recognized As Safe” by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The compound has been extensively tested on lab animals, and with a recently completed study on humans, shows no added side effects in addition to those usually experienced from consuming any distilled spirits product. The human study trial results will be published in coming months, but Chigurupati did reveal the outcome was an astonishing 93% decrease in harmful effects to the liver.
One smart guy from India! Hey, is he related to you, Mor?