14 Mai 2012

DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products Partners with Bio-Botanica® Inc.

ZeaBasicsTM botanical extracts made with Zemea® Propanediol

DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products Company LLC is excited to announce that it has partnered with Bio-Botanica® Inc. in creating a new line of botanical extracts called ZeaBasicsTM. These products, manufactured by Bio-Botanica® Inc., feature the proprietary ingredient Zemea® propanediol.

Zemea® is a natural, 100 percent biobased ingredient made from corn sugar through fermentation and developed for use in the cosmetics and personal care market. It is a high-performance, environmentally sustainable alternative to petroleum-based glycols and glycerin, where the product’s lack of skin irritation, improved moisturization and excellent aesthetic properties are benefits. Zemea® is approved as a natural ingredient by Ecocert, Natrue and the Natural Products Association; is certified 100 percent biobased by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and has both Kosher and Halal certifications.

Bio-Botanica® Inc. utilizes its proprietary Bio-Chelated® process to manufacture the botanical extracts and combines them with Zemea® for natural personal care and cosmetic applications. ZeaBasicsTM combines 40 years of botanical extract manufacturing experience from Bio-Botanica® with the new technology of Zemea®.

Formulators should consider ZeaBasicsTM for their natural products. ZeaBasicsTM provide exceptional natural botanical benefits while reducing the feeling of tackiness, greasiness and increasing the perception of easy absorption and smoothness, providing an overall pleasant consumer experience.

About Bio-Botanica® Inc.
Bio-Botanica® Inc. is a family-owned and operated company, specializing in botanicals for over 40 years. It is a leading manufacturer of 500+ quality botanical extracts for the personal care, cosmetic, pharmaceutical and nutraceutical industries. A well-recognized industry innovator known for pioneering numerous advancements in the botanical field, Bio-Botanica® prides itself on long-term customer relationships developed since 1972 based upon both flexibility and versatility in manufacturing products tailored to a broad-range of applications.

About DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products
DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products is a joint venture between DuPont, a global science company, and Tate & Lyle, a world-leading renewable food and industrial ingredients company. DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products provides natural and renewably sourced ingredients that do not compromise product performance.

Source: DuPont Tate & Lyle BioProducts, press release, 2012-05-14.

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