Sabinsa Corp. and its sister company Sami Labs have received the Panacea-Natural Product Expo India Best New Product Excellence Award in the Raw Material – Beauty and Cosmetics category for the proprietary ingredient Saberry®.
Sabinsa/Sami was selected out of 18 different nominees at the Expo, which brings together the world’s leading manufacturers, buyers, R&D professionals, marketing and production experts, showcasing interesting and innovative range of natural ingredients, products and services.
Saberry is an ORAC Dense Phytonutrient™ and is extracted from the fruits of Emblica officinalis, also known as Indian gooseberry (Amla). Conventionally, Amla extracts has been mainly promoted in and as a dietary supplement but Sabinsa’s R&D staff also developed cosmeceutical applications that include skin lightening, anti-aging, antioxidant, hair care, UV protectant, sun care and after sun care.
“For more than 10 years, Sabinsa’s R&D researched the correct bio-markers that make Saberry a truly multi-functional ingredient and this type of recognition confirms our findings,” said Sabinsa Marketing Director Shaheen Majeed. “We are very pleased at the exceptional work our scientists have committed to Saberry, and with our business development team that helps our customers position Saberry effectively in the marketplace.”
Saberry is self-affirmed GRAS, for use in functional foods and is also part of US Patent 8247003 to help protect dermal papilla cell from stress signals.
Visit Sabinsa at Engredea booth 310, Anaheim, Calif., March 7 to 9.