Body&Fit to use Lonza capsule technology

The direct-to-customer division is using Lonza’s ‘capsule-in-a-capsule’ tech in two products and plans to use it for three more this year

Body&Fit, Glanbia Performance Nutrition’s direct-to-consumer brand, and Lonza have announced a collaboration through which Body&Fit will use Lonza’s Duocap capsule portfolio and specialty nutrition ingredients.

The Duocap ‘capsule-in-a-capsule’ delivery format aims to enable combined dosing of ingredients that may otherwise be incompatible.

The first two Duocap products for Body&Fit, Beauty Skin Duo and Pro B Duo, have already been launched. Both products use a titanium dioxide (TiO2) -free inner capsule, aiming for clean label consumers.

The company has plans to launch three additional products for immune health and sleep, mood and anxiety in early 2021. All three will feature the capsule technology.

Its also developing a joint health and support supplement, using Lonza’s TiO2-free hard capsules portfolio and its UC-II undenatured type II collagen ingredient.

A key element of the collaboration is the development of an intra-workout product featuring Lonza’s MuscleGuard formulation.

Roel van de Put, Business Development Manager, Lonza said: “This collaboration with Body&Fit is a perfect showcase of our combined expertise in providing high-quality sports nutrition and dietary supplements in unique dose delivery formats. We are excited to work with Body&Fit to help consumers live a fitter and healthier lifestyle with new and innovative nutrition products.”

Szabina Pál, Product Development Manager for the tablet and capsule portfolio at Body&Fit said: “Body&Fit, just like Lonza, is constantly looking for unique solutions to bring truly innovative products to the market. Lonza’s cutting-edge technologies, premium ingredients and forward-thinking concepts are the perfect fit with our vision, mission and business model. We are very excited to combine our strengths to maximize our potential.”

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