SHANGHAI, Sept. 27, 2019 – DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences today announced its intent to enter into a strategic collaboration with BY-HEALTH, a leading consumer health care company in China.
The strategic collaboration would focus generally on research and development of probiotic dietary supplements with “new functions, new ingredients and new technologies,” including joint research on intestinal microecology and the development of new probiotic dietary supplements and applications for use.
BY-HEALTH acquired Life-Space Group, one of the leading branded probiotic enterprises in Australia, producing and marketing probiotic products for all life stages.
DuPont is a world leader in probiotics, offering a comprehensive range of clinically documented strains under its DuPont™ Danisco® portfolio to support digestive health, immune health, women’s health, oral health and more. Specifically, its HOWARU® probiotics were recognized with a series of outstanding innovation awards from various industry organizations.
“At DuPont, we’re focused on improving people’s everyday lives, and China is an important consumer market. With our expertise within probiotics and microbiome science, we’re delighted to partner with one of the leading consumer health care companies in Asia Pacific to develop new probiotics-based products to satisfy consumers’ growing demand for natural health and wellness solutions,” said Anders Grøn, DuPont Vice President & Global Business Director – Probiotics, HMOs, & Fibers.
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