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Nektium

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Nektium
C/ Las Mimosas 8
35118 Agüimes, Las Palmas
Spain

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HEALTH CATEGORIES

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


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Nexira is a family owned company who built its reputation as the world leader in acacia gum. Nexira is a global leader in natural & organic ingredients, botanical extracts for food, nutrition and dietary supplements. Our portfolio includes a large range of organic ingredients with functional properties (emulsifier, texturizer) or health benefits for digestive health, weight management, cognitive health… Discover inavea™, the first organic and sustainable brand committed to the preservation of Nature’s precious resources.

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.



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COVID-19 updates

23 Sep 2020 --- Throughout the global COVID-19 pandemic, NutritionInsight is dedicated to bringing its readers all the latest and most relevant industry updates. Visit this regularly-updated news... Read More

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Caffeine alternatives: Zynamite’s brain-boosting capabilities revealed after five-year R&D journey

13 Aug 2020 --- Just one 300 mg dose of Nektium Pharma’s Zynamite significantly improves performance in a range of cognitive tasks, including those related to attention and memory. This has... Read More

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Caffeine threshold on supplements? Dutch report flags high-consumption’s adverse health effects

04 Aug 2020 --- The potential adverse health effects of a high caffeine concentration in food supplements should not be overlooked, according to a new Dutch report. The assessment shows that... Read More

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Weight management no longer “just about weight loss”

08 Jul 2020 --- The holistic approach to weight management is accelerating as a trend, with a growing number of consumers becoming less concerned with losing weight and more interested in... Read More

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Weekly Roundup: Lesaffre acquires majority holding in Biohymn Biotechnology, Pure Orange launches omega 3 supplement

05 Jun 2020 --- In nutrition news this week, Lesaffre concluded the majority shareholding of Chinese yeast player Biohymn Biotechnology. Meanwhile, Norwegian Pure Orange claims to have developed... Read More




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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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What’s Trending in Nutritionals

12 Aug 2019 --- Industry insiders give their forecasts on nutritionals and supplements. Innovations are emerging, from healthy aging to personalized solutions and botanical ingredients. Key suppliers, such as DSM, Azelis and Carbery, discuss their thoughts on how the nutritionals industry can meet the concerns of the global population.

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Nutritionals: Future Platforms for Innovation

07 Aug 2018 --- Key suppliers offer their thoughts on the nutritionals industry. How can the sector meet the health concerns of an aging global population?




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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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