A French producer of health and nutrition ingredients extracted from the biotechnological potential of snails is looking for a company able to do the extraction process as part of a service agreement.
This company operates as an ingredient manufacturer and supplies dietary supplements manufacturers and companies from the food and feed industry for the manufacture of functional food.
From snail flesh, the company produces two unique products and raw materials of natural origin:
- One hydrolyzate peptide to prevent and reduce high blood pressure
- One enzyme extract to improve digestive comfort.
For the development of its business, it needs a partner able to provide the products in a suitable time and with a good quality / price ratio. The partner must be able to do the extraction process, according to a specification previously provided.
From the flesh of the snail, the process includes the following steps:
- grinding of the raw material
- enzymatic hydrolysis
- separation of solid and liquid elements
- micro and ultra-filtration
Depending on the case and geographical location of the partner, it may also be requested to proceed with the drying and supply of the packaged powder.
In order to diversify its supply sources, the partner is asked to have the approval of the veterinary authorities for the animal raw material.
It is looking for a partner in the European Union.