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Lonza

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Lonza
Muenchensteinerstrasse 38
Basel
4002
Switzerland
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Lonza is one of the world’s leading and most-trusted suppliers to the pharmaceutical, biotech and specialty ingredients markets. As an integrated solutions provider, Lonza is boosting its value creation along and beyond the healthcare continuum with a strong focus on patient healthcare, consumer preventive healthcare and consumer's healthy environment. 

Lonza harnesses science and technology to create products that support safer and healthier living and that enhance the overall quality of life. With the recent Capsugel acquisition, Lonza now offers products and services from the custom development and manufacturing of active pharmaceutical ingredients to innovative dosage forms for the pharma and consumer health and nutrition industries. 

Benefiting from its regulatory expertise, Lonza is able to transfer its know-how from pharma to hygiene and fast-moving consumer goods all the way to coatings and composites and the preservation and protection of agricultural goods and other natural resources. 

Founded in 1897 in the Swiss Alps, Lonza today is a well-respected global company with more than 100 sites and offices and approximately 14,500 full-time employees worldwide. The company generated sales of CHF 5.1 billion in 2017 with a CORE EBITDA of CHF 1.3 billion. Further information can be found at www.lonza.com.

Additional Information and Disclaimer

Lonza Group Ltd has its headquarters in Basel, Switzerland, and is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange. It has a secondary listing on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (“SGX-ST”). Lonza Group Ltd is not subject to the SGX-ST’s continuing listing requirements but remains subject to Rules 217 and 751 of the SGX-ST Listing Manual.

Certain matters discussed in this news release may constitute forward-looking statements. These statements are based on current expectations and estimates of Lonza Group Ltd, although Lonza Group Ltd can give no assurance that these expectations and estimates will be achieved. Investors are cautioned that all forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainty and are qualified in their entirety. The actual results may differ materially in the future from the forward-looking statements included in this news release due to various factors. Furthermore, except as otherwise required by law, Lonza Group Ltd disclaims any intention or obligation to update the statements contained in this news release.



Articles On Nutrition Insight
Vitafoods Europe 2024 overview of exhibitor booths.

NUTRITION & HEALTH NEWS

Supplementation tech: Spotlight on innovative delivery formats at Vitafoods 2024

17 May 2024 --- At this week’s global nutraceutical trade event, Vitafoods Europe 2024, companies showcased their solutions and technologies in supplement innovations to offer manufacturers... Read More

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NUTRITION & HEALTH NEWS

Extending healthspan: Industry explores new horizons in mobility and gut function for “active aging”

02 May 2024 --- The active aging segment is experiencing a revitalization of sorts as the demographic grows across all life stages. Supplement formulators pinpoint a need for products that help... Read More

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NUTRITION & HEALTH NEWS

Supplement innovations: Convenient formats, holistic health offerings and science-backed ingredients

25 Apr 2024 --- Consumer demand for sustainable clean label and natural ingredients that offer multifunctional and holistic health options for areas such as stress relief and mental health, as well... Read More

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NUTRITION & HEALTH NEWS

Unlocking healthy aging ingredients for joint, skin and eye health

18 Apr 2024 --- Consumers are increasingly seeking innovative solutions to maintain their vitality as they mature. Nutrition Insight sits down with key industry experts from ADM, Gnosis by... Read More

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BUSINESS NEWS

Lonza targets millennials with innovative capsules for beauty-from-within and joint health

02 Apr 2024 --- Lonza Capsules and Health Ingredients highlights the importance of science-backed ingredients and capsule technologies amid heightened consumer demand for supplements with proven... Read More




Videos
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Captivate consumers’ senses with AromatiQ™ technology

06 May 2024 --- Elevate supplements into multi-sensory experiences that consumers crave. With Lonza’s AromatiQ™ technology, brands can create premium supplements which captivate the senses without compromising on delivery, performance and efficacy. By matching the intended health benefits with natural essential oils and flavor coatings, AromatiQ technology unlocks powerful sensory associations. This Video is from Lonza. 

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TWK10® sports probiotic for performance nutrition

20 Jun 2022 --- TWK10® sports probiotic is an innovative strain L. plantarum and is the first probiotic clinically proven to increase exercise endurance by up to 75% in athletes of all levels. Learn how TWK10® sports probiotic can help you break through in the competitive global sports and active nutrition categories.This Video is from Lonza. 

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Lonza launches white titanium dioxide-free hard gelatin capsules

16 May 2022 --- Amid toughening regulations surrounding titanium dioxide (TiO2) as a whitening ingredient, Lonza is expanding its Capsugel offering to meet TiO2-free requirements for food supplements in the EU. The company’s global product manager Julien Lamps details the opportunities and challenges surrounding the opacifying technology.

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Navigating TiO2-free capsules

15 Mar 2022 --- In light of the EU’s ban on titanium dioxide, Anne Holderbach explores Lonza’s alternatives for capsules, which use iron oxide for an opaque effect and moderate UV protection. In terms of more vivid semi-opaque options, the company has also developed food-colored capsules.

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Chr. Hansen demystifies “probiotics jungle” with global online education platform

31 May 2021 --- The “unharmonized” probiotics scene contributes to consumer confusion, which has motivated Chr. Hansen to launch a global online version of The Probiotics Institute. The one-stop-shop educational platform helps consumers navigate the “probiotics jungle” and demystify the human microbiome. Linda Neckmar, VP of commercial development, details why the company has developed a separate version for the Chinese market and how the move coincides with wider company strategies.




Technical Papers
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Resetting the joint health category: the ultimate guide to capturing market share and consumer attention

05 Dec 2022 --- For supplement and nutraceutical brands, there’s no better time to seize the booming joint health market opportunity. Download Lonza’s NEW eBook to discover what consumers want, and how to capture market share and consumer attention in the dynamic joint health category with UC-II® undenatured type II collagen.This Technical Paper is from Lonza.

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TWK10® sports probiotic for performance nutrition

19 Apr 2022 --- TWK10® sports probiotic is an innovative strain L. plantarum and is the first probiotic clinically proven to increase exercise endurance by up to 75% in athletes of all levels.Learn how TWK10® sports probiotic can help you break through in the competitive global sports and active nutrition categories.This Technical Paper is from Lonza.




Nutrition Focus
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12 Oct 2020 | Lonza

Plant-based revolution makes waves in supplements

Consumers are increasingly looking for plant-based offerings and supplements are no exception. Plant-based or vegan claims on supplements grew by 34 percent between 2015 and 2019 and show no... Read More

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08 Jun 2020 | Lonza

Busy consumers embrace supplements

While differing generations have unique nutritional priorities, they share a desire to live healthy and less stressed lives. This has led many to turn to supplements as an easy way to... Read More

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24 Oct 2019 | Lonza

Clean label remains king for supplements amid consumer safety concern

Clean label remains king in the supplement space, as consumers who are wary of ingredient traceability and safety are drawn to shorter label lists. Concerns from consumers and lobby groups... Read More

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18 Mar 2019 | Lonza

Moving with the times: A new generation joint health solution for today’s consumer

The aging consumer has growing expectations of bone and joint health solutions, thanks to the mainstreaming of sports nutrition and a growing focus on active aging. According to Innova... Read More

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02 Oct 2018 | Lonza

Bone and joint health: Increased focus on mobility and healthy aging

Products featuring bone & joint health claims are on the rise, with Innova Market Insights data showing a compound annual growth rate of 13 percent between 2013 and... Read More




Podcasts
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NutriPod (#7): Lonza highlights viability of UC-II undenatured type-II collagen

16 Aug 2023 --- In this episode, we speak with Emily Navarro, Lonza’s global product marketing manager for nutrition products and services, and Amy Sunderman, the company’s director of R&D for ingredients regarding the potential for Lonza’s UC-II ingredient in the functional food and beverage sector in light of a new benchtop study, which demonstrated its retention under different processing and manufacturing conditions. 

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NewsBite Podcast (Feb 14 - 18): “Lonza rolls out ‘clock stopping’ sports probiotic to EU market”

21 Feb 2022 --- Today’s NewsBite Podcast details Lonza’s sports probiotic launching in the EU. DSM announced two of its probiotic strains received New Dietary Ingredient status from the FDA, while Calocurb is developing its hop extract Amarasate into a functional food additive that can help suppress appetite.

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NewsBite Podcast (May 31-Jun 4): “Chr. Hansen and Lonza JV lands manufacturing licenses”

07 Jun 2021 --- This NewsBite podcast delves into Chr. Hansen and Lonza’s joint venture, Bacthera, receiving manufacturing licenses to start supplying live biotherapeutic products. Meanwhile, Probi partnered on probiotic research for vaginal health NPD targeting the “underserved” market. Also, a Safefood report revealed that online conversations about healthy diets are missing input from health experts.

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NewsBite Podcast (Feb 8-12): “Cargill leads US$55M funding round for Evolve BioSystems’ infant nutrition probiotic”

15 Feb 2021 --- During the last week, Evolve BioSystems landed US$55 million for the commercialization of its “next generation of probiotic.” Other top stories include Lonza’s US$4.7 billion sale of its Speciality Ingredients business and Kappa Bioscience’s US expansion of its vitamin K2 production.

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NewsBite Podcast (Jan 18-22): Beneo, Gelita and AstaReal spotlight rising e-sports NPD market

25 Jan 2021 --- This week’s NutritionInsight NewsBite podcast looks into e-gaming’s emerging market potential. Recent business news highlights include Lonza’s exit from the softgel arena in the pharma market and other moves in the infant formula sector.




Webinars
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Optimizing delivery solutions for microbiome supplements: launch your next breakthrough nutraceutical innovation

12 Sep 2023 --- Pre, Pro and Postbiotics have gained popularity in the EMEA region for their potential to improve digestive health, boost immunity, and enhance overall well-being. However, formulating and delivering them effectively to ensure their maximum efficacy remains a significant challenge. Brands have to innovate to create new and efficient supplements for microbiome health that stand out from competition. In this webinar Nick Morgan will present the current market trends in the microbiome field and the hottest segments. Zoltan Szepesi will highlight the different innovative solutions the Capsugel® dosage forms can offer to optimize the Pre, Pro and Postbiotic delivery and solve your technical challenges. Discover Lonza Capsule & Health Ingredients’ ready-to-go product concepts to launch your next innovation quickly.

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The next generation in joint health and mobility with UC-II® undenatured type II collagen

25 Apr 2023 --- Discover the science behind UC-II® undenatured type II collagen and why not all collagens are created equal. Our experts will introduce our product concepts and show the flexibility of dosage forms from powder filled capsule to liquid-filled capsules & gummies.  Sirio & Lonza developed two concepts with UC-II® in gummies and Sirio experts will show the innovative properties of these new products.

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Esports: How nutrition brands can get in the game

17 Aug 2022 --- Esports is one of the fastest-growing segments in the nutrition market. With nearly three billion active gamers globally, the time is now for brands to deliver innovative new products to professional esports gamers and fans alike.  

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Plantcaps® capsule essentials

05 Nov 2020 --- For today’s health-conscious and responsible consumers, Lonza’s Capsugel Plantcaps capsules provide the premier balance of product performance and convenience. This webinar dives into the latest market trends, as well as the science and regulatory landscape surrounding Plantcaps.

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Live Better: Feel good, Stay mobile. Formulation strategies for today’s consumer

24 Jun 2020 --- Supplement users increasingly aspire to more sustainable, health-focused ideals and are on the hunt for high-quality, responsibly sourced products that help them to stay mobile and live better. In this webinar, Lonza experts delve into how these preferences extend across a range of emerging, on-demand consumer trends, from joint and cognitive health to probiotics and beauty-from-within.




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