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Nektium

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Nektium
C/ Las Mimosas 8
35118 Agüimes, Las Palmas
Spain
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0034 928 734 132




HEALTH CATEGORIES

nutraceuticals; plant-based; sports nutrition; supplements; weight management


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Nektium is an innovative botanical ingredients company that discovers, develops and commercializes science-based, branded botanical ingredients. Through the close integration of the departments of R&D, production and QA, Nektium provides seamless research-based solutions to the nutraceutical industry since 1997.

Branded ingredient portfolio

The in-house new product development and innovation team investigates the chemistry, pharmacology and toxicology of traditionally used medicinal plants and carries out discovery and preclinical studies. Randomized controlled clinical trials are carried out in collaboration with CRO´s and renowned University partners to pave the way for innovative botanicals in Nektium´s portfolio:

Zynamite is an award-winning, patented and clinically studied botanical extract for mental and physical energy

Rhodiolife is Nektium´s standardized and clinically studied extract of the adaptogen Rhodiola rosea, wild harvested from the Siberian Altai mountains

Xanthigen is a patented, clinically studied, proprietary weight management formulation

Manufacturing

Located in Spain, in the heart of the Canary Islands, our state-of-the art technologies combine the best traditional extraction processes, using only pure water and food grade ethanol. Gentle extraction methods, evaporation and separation technologies to concentrate and purify our products, and low temperature spray drying allow us to produce botanical extracts with the best natural phytochemical profiles. We are able to offer the swift, personalized service we pride ourselves on because all departments and manufacturing facilities are under one roof including production, quality assurance, analytical laboratories, and R&D. 

Quality

With carefully selected raw materials, our internal quality control laboratory performs numerous protocols, procedures and analyses in the production of a single batch to guarantee you the highest quality, natural ingredients.



Articles On Nutrition Insight
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Next-gen nutraceuticals: Gut health and beauty-from-within trends inspire adaptogen advances

10 Nov 2022 --- Nutraceuticals have consistently undergone upgrades to incorporate ingredients for enhanced well-being related to mood, a healthy gut microbiome and beauty. Adaptogens are... Read More

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Weekly Roundup: Odyssey’s prebiotic protein bar unveiled, O Positiv enters vaginal health space

16 Sep 2022 --- This week in nutrition news, Odyssey Snacks prioritized gut health within the protein bar space with its latest launch and MegaFood unveiled a line of digestive health water... Read More

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Nektium launches organic elderberry extract as industry grapples with ingredient shortages

25 Aug 2022 --- Spain-based Nektium is launching an organic version of its elderberry extract amid increasing consumer demand for natural ingredients. Though there have been elderberry shortages... Read More

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PLT expands to North America market with elderberry extracts

16 Aug 2022 --- US-based PLT Health Solutions is set to supply organic elderberry extract to the North American market, citing skyrocketing demand during the COVID-19 pandemic. The elderberry... Read More

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Adaptogen industry broadens market reach, capitalizing on stressed society

23 Jun 2022 --- Consumed typically to combat stress, adaptogen use has gained traction among a health-driven public over the past few years, as consumers are looking to find the benefits of... Read More




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Nektium CSO highlights risks of not investing in R&D

27 Jul 2021 --- Failing to invest in R&D is a risk to company innovation, according to Julia Wiebe, chief scientific officer at Nektium. She shares the developments of her company’s Zynamite ingredient and reveals challenges Nektium faced in the R&D process. Uncertainty is always a present factor in R&D, she highlights, but it’s also the most creative process. It’s important to “fail early and fail cheap.”

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Brain health ingredient on the rise

13 May 2019 --- Brain health ingredients are trending, with consumers growing increasingly interested in nootropics and other products that may support their mental efforts. In this space, Nektium is seeing a growing demand for its Zynamite product. At Vitafoods Europe, NutritionInsight spoke with Julia Wiebe about this industry-lauded ingredient.




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Nektium: The market potential for caffeine alternatives

22 Apr 2018 --- Energy ingredients are gaining increasing popularity among different consumer groups due to the ever mounting pressures of modern day life. However, caffeinated energy and sports products have come under increased regulatory and consumer scrutiny because of the adverse effects associated with consuming the high amounts of caffeine often found in such products. Nektium has launched a caffeine alternative ingredient, Zynamite, which the company says provides the benefits, but not the drawbacks, of caffeine. NutritionInsight spoke with Dr. Nigel Giericke, Nektium’s Scientific Director, about the market potential for such energy ingredients.




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