We partner with and work closely with our global suppliers to meet the needs of our most demanding customers to deliver quality products at competitive prices while providing consistency of supply and excellent service. To accomplish this, we seek to create visibility and maximize traceability in the supply chain, develop long-term contractual agreements, secure raw material to maintain price stability and conduct quality audits of our manufacturers.
In addition to offering a broad range of well-established natural ingredients, Quality of Life Labs/Maypro has also developed a highly selective portfolio of innovative proprietary patented and branded ingredients backed by extensive clinical data that meets the scientific and regulatory requirements of our most demanding customers.
We are honored to represent some of the most prestigious biotech, food and beverage companies from around the world including:
Alesco S.r.l. is an Italian-based functional ingredient manufacturer and distributor with its head office located in Pisa. It was established in 2000 with the aim of becoming a reference point in the nutraceutical field for the distribution and formulation of selected raw materials with a deep commitment to providing high-quality products. After several years of intense scientific research and collaboration with the most prestigious Italian Universities, in 2012 Alesco developed its own line of Sucrosomial Minerals produced entirely in Italy. Alesco’s novel functional ingredients ULTRAMINS and ULTRAMIR are highly concentrated elements with improved bioviability, developed by applying their unique and innovative Sucrosomial Technology comprising of the encapsulation of minerals in order to provide maximum efficiency. Alesco is not only a supplier of products but also a dedicated partner that offers a wide range of scientific and technical services for its clients.
AMINO UP COMPANY
Hokkaido’s leading biotechnology company that has developed and commercialized Japan’s top-selling specialty immune supplement AHCC and subsequently launched Oligonol, the world’s first low-molecular-weight polyphenol, and ETAS – a ground-breaking natural ingredient that induces heat shock protein. Their new eco-friendly production facility has recently obtained the SSS rank of CASBEE (Comprehensive Assessment System for Built Environment efficiency), a notable achievement in the area of sustainability that only three constructions have obtained in Sapporo, Japan.
A Boston-based IP development company that has developed, patented, researched and commercialized highly innovative advanced formulations of carotenoids, botanical extracts and specialty ingredients, including those based on its proprietary MicroActive® technology.
ASAHI CALPIS WELLNESS CO., LTD.
Asahi Soft Drinks Co., LTD. is one of Japan’s leading beverage companies having marketed the country's best selling fermented dairy product, “CALPIS®,” for over 100 years. The origin of the beverage “CALPIS®,” came from the sister company of Asahi Calpis Wellness, which has had many years of experience in fermentation technology and microbial research. They are the manufacturers of two efficacious and safe nutritional products: “AmealPeptide®,” for blood pressure and vascular maintenance, and “L-92™,” for skin health support.
A Florida corporation, that was founded as a vehicle to translate ethnobotanical medicinal discovery to commercialized medicinal products with claims for therapeutic efficacy, supported by a foundation of evidence-based research. The Dharma Biomedical paradigm involves the enriched search for sources of medicinals through the evaluation of botanical compounds or natural products that have been used in the context of traditional medicine; including Ayurveda, traditional Chinese medicine, Middle Eastern and other traditional medicine systems. The search is further refined through the application of the principles of ethnobotanical chemistry and evolutionary chemistry (evochemistry) which facilitate the identification of bioactive metabolites and extract fractions that demonstrate medicinal potential. The mission of Dharma Biomedical is to develop novel health supportive and medical therapies from botanical sources or natural products derived from our ethnobotanical paradigm using contemporary evidence-based research methodologies.
Develops, manufactures and conducts research on their proprietary formulas using unique combinations of ayurvedic ingredients and supported by well-designed human clinical studies.
ICHIMARU PHARCOS CO., LTD.
Ichimaru Pharcos Co., Ltd. was established in 1959 and has become a world leading company in the production of botanical extracts for supplements and cosmetics. They offer a broad range of botanical extracts that are backed by clinical data. Ichimaru has developed a unique proprietary proteoglycan extract from salmon nose cartilage with support from Hirosaki University in Japan that offers benefits for both skin beauty and joint care.
A family-owned business and one of the largest producers of organic applesauce in North America, harvesting the health benefits of apples for over three decades. The functional food division of Leahy Orchards, AppleActiv produces functional food ingredients that leverage the polyphenol and antioxidant properties of apples to help support healthy lifestyles, and a variety of age-related conditions.
MGC (MITSUBISHI) JAPAN
One of the Japan’s largest producers of specialty chemicals with over US$4.5 billion in annual revenues and a select portfolio of clinically researched nutritional ingredients including BioPQQ®, a naturally fermented NDI-approved pyrroloquinoline quinone.
MORINAGA MILK INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
Japan’s second largest dairy company with over US$6.5 billion in annual revenues and the leader in the development of highly stable clinically proven probiotic strains, some of which are used in Japan’s top-selling yoghurt products.
As one of the first manufacturers to offer probiotic ingredients to the natural products industry, UAS Labs helped set the stage for today’s peaking interest and growing consumer acceptance of probiotic supplementation for improved health. Much more than simply a probiotic raw material manufacturer and supplier, UAS Labs was an early leader in probiotic research and technology, and is the only manufacturer of the DDS-1 strain of Lactobacillus acidophilus using Dr. Khem Shahani’s proprietary methods. UAS Labs also offers a spore forming Bacillus coagulan named ProDURA, a strain unique in the fact that it is extremely durable (withstanding temperatures as high as 110 ̊ Celsius) and shelf stable at room temperature for up to three years. Both ProDURA and DDS-1 are both approved for use in food as well as supplements and have extensive studies that support and demonstrate their many health benefits. Additionally, UAS Labs supplies a full range of custom-manufactured probiotic microorganisms, either individually or in combination, and with or without prebiotics, enzymes, or phytonutrients.
The ORYZA Corporation is Japan’s leading manufacturer of rice-derived oil products. Established 75 years, Oryza has been a technological pioneer in cold temperature extraction and a developer of such novel nutritional ingredients as pure rice germ oil, GABA-enriched rice germ, gamma oryzanol, rice tocotrienol, perilla, ceramide and evening primrose oils. Oryza has also established itself as a developer of novel clinically tested botanical extracts such as sakura for healthy skin and purple tea polyphenol for weight management.
A science-driven company that has developed a unique highly-stable water-soluble formulation of Ubiquinol (reduced form of CoEnzyme Q10) well-suited for beverage applications and encapsulation.
Japan’s leading developer of unique micronutrients that are used in hundreds of nutritional supplement products in Japan and worldwide, including Chitoglucan for weight management and Champex for detoxification and odor control.
TOKIWA PHYTOCHEMICAL CO., LTD.
One of the oldest Japanese herbal extract manufacturers that produces the highest quality botanical ingredients including several clinically proven products for mood management and healthy aging
Greenleaf Medical AB is a Swedish research and development company, which develops and sells natural ingredients with well-documented health benefits on the global nutraceutical market. The safety and efficacy of the products is granted through research at leading international universities and research groups. The products are sold and marketed by leading distribution partners worldwide, both as functional foods and drinks as well as dietary supplements.
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