BioActives honored for its excellence in probiotic science

Nutrition Business Journal bestows Danisco with a Scientific Achievement Award for its range of scientifically proven probiotics.

Every year Nutrition Business Journal (NBJ) acknowledges key industry players for their contribution to the development of the nutrition industry in the following categories: sustainability, education, science, organic excellence and philanthropy.

NBJ is delighted to reward Danisco with the 2010 Scientific Achievement Award for the company’s long-standing and sophisticated research in the world of probiotics,” commented Marc Brush, Editor in Chief, Nutrition Business Journal. “We can attribute much of the forward progress in probiotics to better science and we take great pride in highlighting scientific leaders such as Danisco, as they bring nutrition to a broader audience,” he added.

World-class science supports success

Danisco BioActives has a dedicated Health & Nutrition R&D Group based in Kantvik, Finland which undertakes an active and well-defined program of research in network with selected prestigious research institutes including in vitro, metabolism and human intervention studies to support its health and nutrition portfolio including probiotics.

“This award clearly demonstrates Danisco’s credentials as a leader in the development of the scientific documentation required by today’s food and dietary supplements industries. It is also an excellent recognition for our scientific researchers and worldwide collaborators,” says Dr Julian Stowell, Vice President Scientific Affairs, Danisco Health & Nutrition.

Leading the way in probiotic excellence

Since entering the probiotic market in 2001, Danisco has invested heavily in clinical work and a condition-specific approach to probiotic health benefits. “We are committed to developing a sustainable science-based offer,” commented Scott Bush, Vice President Marketing Danisco Health & Nutrition, continuing, “our HOWARU® premium range represent the cornerstone for success as offering our customers condition-specific probiotic formulations backed by gold-standard clinical studies.”

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About Nutrition Business Journal

Nutrition Business Journal (NBJ) is the publication of record for the nutrition, natural, organic, dietary supplement and integrative medicine industries. Through a portfolio of media products, including a monthly executive journal and in-depth research reports, NBJ supplies authoritative data and analysis to leaders and decision makers in the business of nutrition. The NBJ Awards seek to provide annual recognition of industry's brightest stars and key players as they broaden the impact and reputation of nutrition as a true steward of health and wellness. Find out more at

About Danisco

With a rich and innovative portfolio, Danisco is a world leader in food ingredients, enzymes and bio-based solutions. Using nature’s own materials, science and the knowledge of our 6,800 people, we design and deliver bio-based ingredients that meet market demand for healthier and safer products. Danisco’s ingredients are used globally in a wide range of industries—from bakery, dairy and beverages to animal feed, laundry detergents and bioethanol—to enable functional, economic and sustainable solutions. Headquartered in Denmark and operating from more than 80 locations, Danisco’s key focus is to become our customers’ First choice and a truly market-driven global business. Find out more at

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