Kemin Receives ANVISA Approval for Sale of ZeaONE

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01 Feb 2016 --- ANVISA, Brazil’s national Health Surveillance Agency, has approved for sale its product, ZeaONE Zeaxanthin - a naturally sourced dietary free-form of zeaxanthin from marigolds.

ZeaONE is a dietary free-form zeaxanthin ingredient naturally sourced from marigolds produced by Kemin. Zeaxanthin, like lutein, is proven to act as a protective antioxidant and filter of blue light in the eye and skin. Scientific evidence shows that supplementing diets with lutein and zeaxanthin daily:
• helps keep skin healthy,
• improves visual performance, and
• reduces the risk of certain eye conditions.

Latest findings from the US National Eye Institute’s second age-related eye disease study (AREDS2) report that 2mg of zeaxanthin, along with 10mg of FloraGLO Lutein, can slow the progression of age-related macular degeneration.

This approval allows Kemin, owner of FloraGLO Lutein brand, to immediately begin marketing the product in Brazil: “Now Brazilian customers will be offered easy-to-use, convenient formulations that combine the two complementary ingredients, lutein and zeaxanthin” Kemin told NutritionInsight

The zeaxanthin in ZeaONE comes from a patented line of marigolds exclusively licensed to Kemin, and naturally contains high levels of the carotenoid zeaxanthin (3R, 3’R zeaxanthin) found in the red and orange fruits and vegetables in our diet. 

ZeaONE is commercially available under DSM’s brand OPTISHARP Natural.

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Kemin is dedicated to keeping food safe and fresh by delivering scientifically sound, innovative ingredients through local services and supply chain assurance. Kemin's natural plant-based extracts can conserve the appearance, taste and quality of your food products with minimal impact on their flavor, color and odor profiles. With natural plant extracts our customers benefit from proprietary flavor extracts developed with effective antioxidant properties for delaying oxidation and increasing shelf-life. These versatile, natural solutions are label friendly alternatives to traditional tocopherols or conventional synthetic antioxidants commonly used in the food industry. Our basic and controlled crop production allows our customers to feel at ease knowing that they have a sustainable and consistent supply.

Kemin is one of the most vertically integrated suppliers of rosemary extract worldwide and recently received a Sustainably Grown Certification on its rosemary breeding process following a third-party audit conducted by SCS Global Services (SCS). This certification signifies that Kemin is able to provide natural rosemary extract-based ingredients to customers who wish to have the highest level of sustainable agricultural practices validated and recognized by consumers.

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