Herbal healthy benefits has been raised to the status of a scientific discipline, and the key to Novanat's career is its research, covering: the safety assessment of raw materials & products; the screening of edible and medicinal plants for their healthy benefits; the identification of new active principles; the development of extraction and purification systems with low pollution; and the application of active principles in the food, health-food, and cosmetics.
The safety assessment focus is the edible history review of raw materials, cultivation investigation, pesticides control, heavy metals detection, and solvents used in the production, etc.
The second main focus is the screening of edible and medicinal plants for their healthy benefits, especially concentrated on the development of standardized extracts from edible plants that are traditionally recognized as having biological activity, such as anti-oxidant properties, cardiovascular system protection, weight control, and lowering blood sugar, etc.
The third area is the identification of new active principles derived from plants. These then constitute the active components in a variety of health foods and cosmetics often developed in partnership with our customers.
The development of extraction and purification systems with low pollution is one of the five research directions. The company designs and engineers original advanced industrial production processes to use for the efficient production of active principles, standardized extracts and ingredients often on behalf of our partner companies.
The application focus is the use of active principles, standardized extracts and ingredients in the food, health food, and cosmetics, especially concentrated on the usage of tea extracts, Luo Han Guo Concentrates and extracts, herbal concentrates, and other ingredients all of botanical origin in food and health food often developed in partnership with our customers.