Neovia and Naturex are strengthening their scientific collaboration and have signed a long-term research partnership. This partnership will enable the two companies to combine their activities to develop new natural and innovative solutions that meet the needs of the animal nutrition and health market.

The signature of this partnership enables Naturex and Neovia, a leading player in animal nutrition and health, to join their forces to study and develop new natural and innovative animal nutrition and health solutions, either directly or with their subsidiaries and activities. The combination of Naturex and Neovia’s scientific know-how (multi-species expertise, formulation, market knowledge and worldwide distribution networks) will give both groups the opportunity to create new products and solutions in keeping with market expectations.

“Our collaboration with Naturex has been given a new rise with the signature of this long-term scientific partnership,” said Hubert de Roquefeuil, CEO of Neovia. “This agreement opens up very interesting R&D perspectives. It gives us the opportunity to promote the international development of several of our activities, in a context of increased consumer demands for alternative sources to medicines.”

“Several research and development gateways exist between human nutrition and health and animal nutrition and health,” said Antoine Bily, R&D director of Naturex. “Plant-based ingredients have major potential. Working with Neovia opens up a new field of opportunities in the use of plant extracts for animal nutrition.”

Naturex, a worldwide natural botanical ingredient expert

Specialized in the production and marketing of natural ingredients, Naturex is a French company with global headquarters in Avignon. Created in 1992, the company has more than 1,700 employees, 16 production units and a turnover of more than EUR400 million (US$496 million).

As the world leader in natural botanical ingredients, Naturex benefits from a high-tech know-how in plant extraction and produces ingredients that meet the specific needs of the food production, nutraceutical and cosmetics industries.