▷ Darling Ingredients Rousselot® Health Brand receives a …

03.12.2021 – 15:47

Darling Ingredients Inc.

Irving, Texas (ots/PRNewswire)

Rousselot®, the health brand of Darling Ingredients and the world’s leading provider of collagen-based solutions1, announces that the European Patent Office (EPA) has granted the company’s patent application for its SiMoGel (TM) solution – a gelatin-based solution for functional gummy bears .

The SiMoGel, which was launched in 2018, enables dietary supplements to be manufactured in a starch-free process and provides the hygienic conditions required for dietary supplements. The gelatin-based solution not only helps to optimize the production process of nutraceutical gummy bears, but also enables manufacturers to bring tasty, innovative and competitive dosage forms to the market.

“We are pleased that we have taken this important step in protecting our innovative SiMoGel solution,” says Randall C. Stuewe, Chairman of the Board and CEO of Darling Ingredients. “The granting of patents by the EPO strengthens our current patent portfolio and confirms that we are bringing truly innovative solutions to the market. By securing this patent, we can offer our customers even more opportunities for safe product development that enables them to enter the growing market for To tap into dietary supplements. “

In recent years, nutraceutical gums have proven to be a popular dosage form, reaching a CAGR of 37.3% from 2016 to 20202. As the market continues to grow, so do the opportunities. To further improve the delivery form of gummy bears, Rousselot recently launched a new SiMoGel-based process solution that enables the production of center-filled gummy bears for dietary supplements – also known as rubber caps. This unique concept combines the advantages of softgels and gummy bears in a single dosage form, making it the first of its kind to be introduced to the dietary supplement and pharmaceutical market.

Marit van der Heijden, Global Marketing and Project Manager at Rousselot, added: “We are committed to using gelatin as the preferred excipient in this application as we believe that its many functional benefits and natural origins are infinite to consumers Providing opportunities to enjoy their daily vitamins and even medicines. The team at Rousselot is looking forward to using the SiMoGel concept in collaboration with our customers to develop innovative products such as 3D gums with visually appealing and tasty shapes. Our teams at Food and nutrition professionals are particularly keen to provide formulation support and help nutraceutical and pharmaceutical stakeholders achieve their goals in new product development. “

The patent granted by the EPO (Ref. EP3570680B1) is valid in all major European countries and is pending in Brazil, Japan and the USA.

Information on darling

Darling Ingredients Inc. (NYSE: DAR) is a global leader in organic ingredients making a wide range of sustainable protein and fat products, and one of the largest producers of renewable clean energy. Darling operates on five continents and tracks waste streams from the agro-food industry, which are processed into special ingredients such as hydrolyzed collagen, edible fats and fats in feed quality, animal proteins and flours, plasma, animal feed additives, fuel raw materials and green bioenergy. Darling Ingredients named one of 50 Sustainability and Climate Leaders in 2021 to find out more Darling Ingredients:The world’s greenest company – 50 sustainability and climate guides (50climateleaders.com). The company sells its ingredients around the globe and works to reinforce our promise for a better future by developing product applications for health, nutrients and bioenergy while optimizing our services to the food chain. Darling is a 50% joint venture partner of Diamond Green Diesel (DGD), North America’s largest manufacturer of renewable diesel, whose products reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by up to 85% compared to fossil fuels. For more information, please visit the company’s website at http://www.darlingii.com.

Further information: Darling Ingredients, Jim Stark, VP Investor Relations, Tel: +1 972 281 4823

Email: [email protected]

Further information: Rousselot, Caroline Brochard-Garnier, Communications Director, Tel: +33 1 46 67 87 27, E-Mail: [email protected]

1 Global Gelatin Market Insights to 2026 Caliber Research, 2020

2 Innova Market Insights

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