Lonza, Body&Fit collaborate on specialty supplements using Duocap capsule technology

January 19, 2021
Alissa Marrapodi

Body&Fit, Glanbia Performance Nutrition’s direct-to-consumer brand, and Lonza are collaborating to expand Body&Fit’s nutrition, supplements and dietary solutions utilizing Lonza’s Duocap capsule portfolio and specialty nutrition ingredients.

Body&Fit, Glanbia Performance Nutrition’s direct-to-consumer brand, and Lonza are collaborating to expand Body&Fit’s nutrition, supplements and dietary solutions utilizing Lonza’s Duocap capsule portfolio and specialty nutrition ingredients. 

“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,” said Roel van de Put, business development manager for Lonza, in a press release. “We are excited to work with Body&Fit to help consumers live a fitter and healthier lifestyle with new and innovative nutrition products.”

With a capsule-in-a-capsule design, Lonza’s Duocap technology offers combined dosing of incompatible ingredients. The first two Body&Fit product utilizing Duocap technology are Beauty Skin Duo and Pro B Duo. As a way to tap into clean label trends, the products are launching using a titanium dioxide (TiO2)-free inner capsule.

“Body&Fit, just like Lonza, is constantly looking for unique solutions to bring truly innovative products to the market,” said Szabina Pál, product development manager for the tablet and capsule portfolio at Body&Fit, in a press release. “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.” 

Body&Fit has plans to launch three additional products for immune health, sleep, and mood and anxiety in early 2021, all featuring Lonza’s Duocap capsule technology, and a joint health and support supplement, utilizing Lonza’s TiO2-free hard capsules portfolio and its patented UC-II undenatured type II collagen ingredient. 

The two companies are also collaborating on the exclusive development of an intra-workout product featuring MuscleGuard formulation from Lonza, a unique blend that delivers pre-, intra- and post-workout support.