10 Jul 2019
Lonza Showcases Innovative Solutions to Make More Possible™ at the 14 th International Consulfarma Congress
  • Lonza Consumer Health & Nutrition, Booth 66, 14th International Consulfarma Congress, São Paolo (BR), 11-13 July 2019

Rio de Janeiro (BR), 10 July 2019 – Lonza will highlight its expanding portfolio of science-backed ingredients and innovative dosage and delivery forms at the 14th International Consulfarma Congress in São Paolo (BR). At booth 66, the Lonza Consumer Health & Nutrition team – in collaboration with local partner, i9 Magistral – will showcase solutions that help to Make More Possible™ within the consumer healthcare space.

At the Consulfarma Congress, Lonza will present a variety of solutions that enable compounding pharmacies to meet leading trends. Also on display will be ingredients, cutting-edge technologies and concepts supporting a range of health applications and functions, including prenatal and infant nutrition, immunity and joint health.

Consumer-Driven Solutions

As the clean-label movement continues to grow, demand for natural, plant-based, and vegetarian and vegan products is increasing across the dietary supplement and compounding pharmacies markets alike. At the booth the Lonza team will present a selection of its portfolio of plant-based and vegetarian dosage forms, including its Tapiocaps® capsule. Offering excellence in a variety of applications, including vaginal uses, Tapiocaps® capsules are made from pullulan obtained from tapioca via a natural fermentation process. The vegetarian capsules also offer a superior oxygen barrier, helping to protect sensitive ingredients.

Visitors will also be able to discover the Vcaps® Plus Purple Carrot and Vcaps® Plus Blue Spirulina capsules as part of Lonza's expanding range of clean-label food-colored capsules. Tinted using color derived from coloring foodstuffs, these innovative capsules comprise a shell made from plant-based hypromellose and water only. The Vcaps® Plus Purple Carrot and Vcaps® Plus Blue Spirulina capsules offer a solution to manufacturers and brand owners looking to add naturally sourced color to their vegetarian capsules, without compromising on a clean-label positioning.

Integrated Expertise

Product concepts at the booth will feature a selection of Lonza's scientifically backed ingredients, including its Carnipure® L-Carnitine branddelivered via Lonza's Licaps® liquid-filled hard capsules. Backed by more than 30 years of experience and 45 clinical trials, the Carnipure® L-Carnitine ingredient offers benefits in a range of high-growth market segments, including sports nutrition, male fertility and prenatal nutrition.

Also on display will be a selection of Lonza's trending ingredients supporting a variety of health applications including joint health, immunity and mood. Extracted from North American larch trees using a steam-only process, Lonza's proprietary ResistAid® (larch arabinogalactan) offers year-round benefits for immune support. Furthermore, major distributor Infinity Pharma will showcase Lonza's innovative UC-II® undenatured type II collagen and Relora®ingredients. Clinically shown to improve joint comfort, mobility and flexibility, UC-II® demonstrates Lonza's market-leading expertise in joint health and mobility. Its science-backed Relora® also underscores Lonza's wider capabilities in mood and cognitive health.

Visitors can find out more about Lonza Consumer Health & Nutrition by booking an appointment to meet its expert team at booth 66 at the 14th International Consulfarma Congress here, or by visiting www.lonza.com.