Lycored’s tomato extract is the first to achieve non-GMO project verification


Lycomato, Lycored’s proprietary blend for supplements, has become the first tomato extract to carry the Non-GMO Project Verified seal

The seal gives consumers assurance that a product has completed a comprehensive third-party verification for compliance with the Non-GMO Project Standard.

Lycomato is Lycored’s first proprietary blend and remains one of its best-selling products.

Certified in the US and EU, it offers a synergistic combination of carotenoids, tocopherols and phytosterols sourced from non-GMO tomatoes.

Zev Ziegler, Head of Head of Global Brand and Marketing (Health) at Lycored, said: “Letting nature provide a path towards wellness has always been a core pillar of our company. In that light, we’re proud to announce that Lycomato has become the first Non-GMO Project verified tomato extract on the market.”

Consumer demand for non-GMO products is rising sharply. The number of people who say they avoid GMOs has reportedly tripled during the past 11 years and currently stands at 46%.

Non-GMO Project Verified is the fastest growing label in the natural products industry, representing more than $26 billion in annual sales and more than 50,000 verified products for in excess of 3000 brands.

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Zev Ziegler added: “2019 could be the year when demand for non-GMO products reaches a tipping point. We’re delighted that Lycomato will carry the Non-GMO Project Verified seal ― it’s another sign of our unwavering commitment to providing consumer-friendly products of the highest quality, efficacy and safety.”