Layn Natural Ingredients (Newport Beach, CA) has announced the expansion of its portfolio of Non-GMO Project Verified botanical extracts. Prior to this, Layn achieved Non-GMO Verification for its plant-based sweetener products such as stevia, monk fruit, sweet blackberry and NHDC. The new expansion of non-GMO ingredients is specifically focused on polyphenol-rich botanical extracts that offer high functional benefit in the dietary supplement, sports nutrition, food & beverage, and pet nutrition markets. The latest non-GMO additions include apple, citrus, Galla chinensis, ginger, grape seed, green coffee bean, green tea, magnolia bark, pomegranate, pu’erh tea, rosemary and Sophora japonica.
“Consumers are increasingly demanding greater transparency and trust. As a global, fully vertically integrated botanical extracts ingredient innovator and supplier, we want the world to know we take a clear and proactive approach in verifying that these ingredients widely used in food, beverage, and supplements, as well as in pet and animal nutrition markets, do not contain any GMOs,” stated Collette Kakuk, vice president, global marketing for Layn Natural Ingredients, in a press release.