WADENSWIL, SwitzerlandFrutarom Switzerland Ltd., Health BU Switzerland, announced plans to launch five to seven new ingredients in 2014, and to expand the market of nutraceuticals to pharmaceutical companies, as part of a new company strategy in the global nutraceutical and functional food market.
The strategy is based on four foundations: innovation, natural ingredients, research and responsible sustainability.
We made significant investments in the last year to improve our plants in Switzerland and North Bergen, N.J., to provide high-quality, sustainable natural ingredients," said Holger Riemensperger, general manager, Frutarom Health BU. We also sponsored several clinical research trials on specific nutraceuticals, plus our R&D team developed several innovative ingredients intended for world-wide launch this year."
Frutarom will publish in 2014 research results for several clinical studies covering the health benefits of:
- Neuravena®patented wild green oat extract for cognitive health
- Pelargonium®a natural root extract for immune health
- LinumLife®flax lignan ingredient for men health
- Go-Less®a proprietary blend of extracts to support bladder wellness
Last year, Frutarom announced its move into the functional foods market, which also helped the company's position in the nutraceuticals market.