In tandem with record levels of consumer demand for probiotics in 2016, Ganeden has announced year-end numbers confirming its leadership in the healthy bacteria industry. The functional ingredient supplier affirms its success with record numbers of launches, continued innovation in clinical studies, an expanded patent portfolio, additional certifications and international growth. A review of the probiotic company’s recent accomplishments shows success in multiple categories:
1. Product Launches & Partnerships
Currently, Ganeden’s flagship probiotic ingredient, GanedenBC30®, can be found in more than 550 probiotic food, beverage and companion animal product SKUs worldwide — making it one of the top probiotic ingredient options globally. The company kicked of 2016 with partners launching more than 60 new SKUs at Natural Products’ Expo West, and that growth continued through the following months with an additional 75+ SKUs launched at the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) expo. As of December, there has been more than 200 new probiotic launches in 2016, which also include personal care products launched with Bonicel, Ganeden’s probiotic-derived skincare ingredient shown to reduce six signs of aging.
2. Clinical Studies, Patents & Certifications
The benefits and efficacy of Ganeden’s probiotic ingredients, including GanedenBC30 and Bonicel, are backed by 24 published and peer-reviewed studies. Ganeden’s most recent studies confirm the positive effects GanedenBC30 has on the utilization of both animal and plant-based proteins. Additional studies are currently underway. Ganeden’s ingredients are also supported by over 130 issued patents and numerous certifications. Most recently, GanedenBC30 became Non-GMO Project verified, leading the way for ingredient suppliers to receive this notable designation.
3. International Growth
GanedenBC30 is approved for use in 58 countries worldwide, and has already been shipped to more than 36 of these countries. This year, the probiotic company expanded its sales and marketing teams by adding 6 professionals in 4 different countries.
4. Sales Overview
With worldwide brand recognition and a larger international presence, Ganeden’s 2016 sales numbers boasted over a 56% increase compared to 2015 — making it the company’s most successful year to date. “We have always felt confident in our science-backed ingredients and strategic business approach, but it is extremely rewarding to see it reflected in the numbers and overall growth,” said Mike Bush, president of Ganeden. “As a company, we are extremely passionate about the probiotic space and appreciate to the opportunity to serve as innovative leaders and educators for the industry.”
Ganeden is at the forefront of probiotic research and product development with an extensive library of published studies and more than 130 patents for probiotic technologies in the food, beverage, animal health, sports nutrition and personal care ingredients markets. Ganeden is best known for GanedenBC30® (Bacillus coagulans GBI-30, 6086), its patented, FDA GRAS, non-GMO, highly stable probiotic ingredient. Ganeden’s newest ingredient, Bonicel, is the first science-backed, probiotic-derived, personal care ingredient shown to dramatically reduce signs of aging. For more information about Ganeden and licensing opportunities, visit GanedenProbiotics.com.