On the occasion of the Vitafoods Europe 2015, Bionov, the world’s largest producer of natural and bioactive SuperOxide Dismutase (SOD) from melon, will present its last innovations. A new patent on the original and unique composition of its melon SOD B® has just been filed. Bionov is also engaged in a new strategic partnership with Robertet, the world leader of natural flavors and flagrance, for developing and boosting the use of SOD B solutions in food applications.
Patented SOD B unique composition
Bionov has just been filed a new patent on the original and unique composition of SOD B, a dried melon juice highly concentrated in an essential antioxidant enzyme: the SuperOxide Dismutase (SOD). “This patent focuses on the optimal antioxidant capacity of SOD B, which is characterized for the first time of three different SOD isoforms, each having a specific metal enzymatic co-factor and a specific molecular weight,” highlights Mr. Benoit Lemaire, business and marketing director of Bionov. This specific composition of SODs “confers to SOD B a synergistic and optimal antioxidant capacity,” he adds. This new patent strengthens the efficiency of SOD B as the best source of SOD available on the market.
Today, SOD B is available with two coatings, adapted for the formulation of dietary supplements and instant drinks, under the brand names:
- SOD B Extramel (14,000 IU SOD/g) for well-being
- SOD B Dimpless (12,000 IU SOD/g) for skin beauty
- SOD B Primo-antioxidant (5,000 IU SOD/g) for anti-aging
New partnership for food applications
Bionov is engaged in a new partnership with Robertet, the world leader of natural flavors and flagrances. “The main objective is to beneficiate from the know-how in food technology of Robertet, to develop and boost the use of SOD B solutions in food applications, especially for the formulation of energy bars,” clarified Lemaire. “Through the expertise of Robertet in flavor solutions, and the Bionov intensive R&D activity on SOD, this partnership will allow to propose to food market actors, stable and aromatic solutions with clinical efficiency,” he adds.