Layn Natural Ingredients launches botanical solutions division, Nutrae

September 28, 2020

Layn Natural Ingredients launched its Nutræ business unit, which provides botanical ingredient solutions suited for nutraceutical and personal care products.

Layn Natural Ingredients (Newport Beach, CA) launched its Nutræ business unit, which provides botanical ingredient solutions suited for nutraceutical and personal care products. The business unit offers three branded platforms:

  • Nutræ ESSENTIALS – health essentials and supplements
  • Nutræ SPORTSACTIVE – for sports nutrition and active lifestyle
  • Nutræ CARE & BEAUTY – personal care and beauty

“As the world’s largest producer and innovator of stevia and monk fruit extracts, Layn’s brand is well-recognized in the natural sweetener market. Our botanical expertise also extends deeply into functional botanicals used in the supplement and personal care markets,” said Elaine Yu, president of Layn Natural Ingredients, USA, in a press release. “That’s why we launched Nutræ by Layn and brought respected nutraceuticals industry expert, Jim Roza, on board to lead science, research and innovation for the division. Specifically focused on serving the exacting needs of nutraceuticals, sports nutrition and personal care products, Nutræ helps brands meet growing consumer demand for natural, sustainable, plant-based ingredients, and differentiate through science-backed botanical ingredient innovation.”

Nutræ represents a significant addition to the Layn Natural Ingredients family, expanding on the company’s capabilities, and building on the success of Layn’s three existing business units, including Plantæ for food, beverage, and flavor solutions; TerraSweet plant-based sweeteners; and TruGro for animal nutrition and pet health. 

“A pioneer in botanical innovation, with a lasting commitment to botanical science, Layn has been delivering quality ingredient solutions at global scale for nearly three decades," said Jim Roza, chief scientific advisor at Layn Natural Ingredients, USA, in a press release. “Nutræ has the advantage of leveraging the advanced R&D infrastructure, global supply chain assurance and agricultural excellence that have earned Layn a solid reputation as a leader in the industry.”