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BIONAP

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BIONAP
C.da FURERIA - z.na Industriale Ovest
Piano tavola - Belpasso (Catania)
95032
Italy
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HEALTH CATEGORIES

allergies/allergens; brain/mood health; cardiovascular health; digestive health; general health and wellness; immune health; nutraceuticals; plant-based; sports nutrition; weight management


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BIONAP is a dynamic company that produces standardized botanical extracts obtained from plants and fruits growing in the areas surrounding Mt Etna UNESCO World Heritage. Our mission is to discover innovative active substances to improve the health and well-being of people worldwide. BIONAP is committed to sustainability and innovation, working continuously to improve production and quality. Bionap uses the "environment-friendly" approach since its foundation. Hence, all Bionap products originate from preserving the natural resources and preventing waste production, following a circular economy concept. BIONAP is supported globally by experts in scientific research and development who give the company the boost to the development of ingredients that excel in quality confirmed by international certifications. It is part of our philosophy to act locally to leave a strong, positive and lasting global footprint by giving the right support to the global business.

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Mediterranean land offers a wide range of unique and vibrant plants. Bionap’s researchers develop natural ingredients, striving for BETTER HEALTH AND WELLNESS CONDITIONS OF PEOPLE WORLDWIDE. 

We offer Plant-Based solutions for Weight Management, Skin Protection, Immune Health, Gut Health, Digestive Health, Cardiovascular Health, Cholesterol Control, Sport & Nutrition, Brain Health.



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NUTRITION & HEALTH NEWS

The less-sweet side of gummy nutraceuticals and the rise of direct sticks

16 May 2022 --- Consumers are craving flavorful convenience in the next generation of nutraceuticals. Formats offering confectionery crossovers and single-doses without water are proliferating. But... Read More

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Weekly Roundup: Kappa Bioscience eyes climate change with “Brand & Plant” program, Sabinsa expands UK and EU footprint

03 Sep 2021 --- This week in nutrition news, Norwegian vitamin K2 expert Kappa Bioscience launched a program to lower greenhouse emissions. Sabinsa increased its presence in the UK and Europe by... Read More

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Weekly Digest: Gencor tackles transparency on the botanical market, carotenoids could enhance sunscreen

11 May 2018 --- This week Lycored adds to research on carotenoids finding that they hold UV protective properties as well as complementing traditional sunscreens, while Gencor, a botanical... Read More

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BUSINESS NEWS

Organizers Claim Record Attendance for Vitafoods Europe 2012

08 Jun 2012 --- Some 11,594 attendees – a 12 per cent growth on 2011 – meant Vitafoods Europe 2012, which celebrated its fifteenth anniversary this year, and the co-located Finished Products Expo (FPE) were the... Read More

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Next Generation Ingredients to be Unveiled at VitaFoods Europe

04 Apr 2012 --- More than 150 new products from leading manufacturers are expected to make up the New Products Zone this year, which is located at the show entrance and will act as an invaluable tool in helping... Read More




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Harnessing Mediterranean ingredients for health and personal care

10 Dec 2021 --- Bionap recently released the results of three clinical trials, examining red orange ingredients for beauty-from-within and weight management, as well as a prebiotic that can function as an aloe substitute. Innovation manager Violetta Insolia explains how these findings will help the company develop new products with novel applications.

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Natural credentials key in cholesterol space

14 Mar 2019 --- At Nutraceuticals Europe in Madrid, Spain, NutritionInsight spoke with Andrea Bonina of Bionap about the company's cholesterol lowering ingredient, which thrives on its natural and sustainability credentials.

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Grape extract for cognitive health

07 Jan 2019 --- Italian-based nutraceutical ingredient supplier Bionap utilizes Mediterranean land to unravel a wide range of unique and very rich plants. Bionap’s researchers develop natural ingredients, striving for better health and wellness conditions of people world wide. Bionap offers Cognigrape, a natural solution to help improve and protect cognitive and brain function. Andrea Bonina discusses the potential for this health ingredient.




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How to manage digestive and gut health through natural ingredients

12 Apr 2022 --- Gastrointestinal (GI) discomfort account for minor, everyday complaints as well as major health problems negatively affecting the general quality of life. Dietary measures and natural products are still the most commonly used remedies in cases of GI discomfort (GD) and digestive problems such as dyspepsia, abdominal pain, sense of fullness, nausea, heartburn, gastroesophageal reflux, sense of swelling, bowel movements, constipation, diarrhoea, irritable bowel syndrome and eructation. The symptoms related to GD can have a large impact on the quality of life and the gut health is gaining more interest nowadays for a variety of reasons including the well-established link between the body and mind via the brain-gut axis. Because of this connection, GD is usually accompanied by psychosocial factors such as stress and mood disorders. GD is very common and affects 40% of the adult population worldwide.TECHNICAL PAPER FROM BIONAP.

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Natural ingredient with prebiotic activity for digestive health

14 Feb 2022 --- In recent years, consumers focused their attention on prebiotic fibers and botanical extracts to improve the overall health by taking care of the gastrointestinal tract. MUCOSAVE™FG is a unique combination of two herbal extracts, specifically created for mucosal treatment and to counteract the main symptoms caused by gastrointestinal disorders.TECHNICAL PAPER FROM BIONAP.

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COGNIGRAPE™ clinically-proven ability to improve attention, memory and cognitive health

30 Aug 2021 --- Nowadays, information is going faster than ever. We are constantly solicited by an uninterrupted flow of data. In this context, improving attention, language and memory performance, has become a need. COGNIGRAPE™, developed by BIONAP to improve cognitive performance, is a standardized powder extract from red grape juice containing high concentrations of anthocyanins and proantocyanidins.

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MUCOSAVE™ FG: MEDITERRANEAN CACTUS AND OLIVE LEAVES FOR GUT HEALTH

26 Oct 2020 --- Besides protecting yourself from viruses externally, you can also build up your defenses internally by improving your gut health. MUCOSAVE™ FG has a strong mucoadhesive ability thanks to the Opuntia polysaccharides and a lenitive effect from olive biophenols to protect the sensitive mucosae. MUCOSAVE™ FG improves gastrointestinal disorder and counteracts gastroesophageal reflux.

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MOROSIL™ PLANT-BASED SOLUTION FOR A HEALTHY WEIGHT CONTROL

07 Sep 2020 --- Being overweight or obese is a global health problem that can increase the risk of chronic diseases. Thanks to biophenols contained in an enriched blood orange extract, MOROSIL™ is able to affect the metabolism of adipocytes and reduce fat accumulation in humans. This is in terms of reducing the body weight, body mass index, waist and hip circumference, as well as improving the body composition.




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