Dear customers, friends and colleagues,

We are very proud to announce that we received the prestigious NutraIngredients Award 2017 in the category „Service Provider of the Year“.

For more than 20 years we are acting as your „Innovation Experts in Natural Health Products“ and this is a good opportunity to thank you all for your great support and friendship over two decades.

Our obsession for the power of natural health products is our intrinsic driver and enables us to turn our profound expertise  and creativity into tailor-made innovation solutions to maximize the value of our clients’ products and serving consumer needs. For more than 20 years we are making use of our unique combination of regulatory and scientific consulting with clinical research expertise to cover the full spectrum of all that matters in the area of natural health products.


This encompasses regulatory services involving regulatory strategy development, dossier preparations, novel food tasks, EFSA health claim development, and market access support to the EU. In the last 4 years a&r expanded its regulatory and scientific expertise also to support novel technologies such as natural product made by microbial fermentation. Due to our international network, we are not limited to the EU but can also handle multinational product innovations. Additionally, we cover high quality scientific writing and support scientific marketing activities. In the area of strategic innovation, we do ingredient and product scouting, market trend analysis, ideation and concept development, and we identify the best innovation strategies for our customers. Our open innovation practice enables us to deliver all that is needed from ideation to the full product development including the final regulatory registration. We also help our customers identify licensing opportunities both for licensee and licensor dedicated to the natural health product industry.  This broad spectrum of services is only possible due to the high level of expertise and enthusiasm of our teams coming with in-depth industry experience from SMEs and multinational companies, in combination with a strong industry and academic network.

With more than 1000 customers and over 300 clinical trials we established our consulting & CRO business as a “One Stop Innovation Shop”, analyzing and realizing the potential of our clients’ products. Our own clinical trial center in Berlin is highly specialized for working with natural health products and is able to recruit volunteers for a broad range of indications. In the last 20 years, we have developed a high degree of expertise especially in the area of weight management, immune health, gut health, mental health, heart health, and metabolic health. Due to our very close collaboration with the world famous Charité university hospital, Berlin, we are also ready to expand our medical know-how according to the needs of our customers.

With a team of around 35 people and our international network, we are optimally equipped to handle a very broad spectrum of customer requests and are also well prepared to support the natural health product industry in the future.

Thanks again to the NutraIngredients team and all of you for your great support and as well to all our customers & clients and we look forward to serving the natural health products industry for many more years to come! 

All the best,

Matthias Miller and Volker Spitzer (Managing Directors) and the analyze & realize team

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