Frutarom Gets GRAS Status for Vitamin K2

November 27, 2012

UniK2 is MK-7 vitamin K2, meaning the ingredient bears a longer half-life in the blood than MK-4 varieties.

Frutarom Health (Switzerland) has secured GRAS status for its UniK2 vitamin K2 ingredient.

Derived from a natto-based bacterium called Bacillus subtilis, UniK2 is MK-7 vitamin K2, meaning the ingredient bears a longer half-life in the blood than MK-4 varieties. UniK2 is available as 0.2% powder and 0.15% oil, and can be applied to products including dairy products, soymilk, fruit drinks, breads, and nutrition bars.