Healthy Aging and Well-Being with Mediterranean Fruit and Vegetable Extracts — Part 2

Pharmaceutical, Food, Healthcare, Food Manufacturing & Supply Chain, Food Ingredients & Innovations, Food Sustainability & Environment,
  • Wednesday, December 14, 2022 | 9am EST (NA) / 2pm GMT (UK) / 3pm CET (EU-Central)
  • 60 min

The market is more receptive to products that are as natural as possible and with similar health promoting value as the foods consumers eat. Not to be neglected is the desire for plant-based, sustainable products that benefit healthy aging, well-being and the environment. Increased demand, in combination with recent disruptions in supply chains, has led to a heightened risk for sub-standard or adulterated ingredients with wild claims and regulatory issues entering the supply chain.

Responding to a growing demand for premium, eco-friendly, clean and sustainable botanical ingredients for the health-aware and environmentally conscious aging consumers, the iconic Spain-based global supplier of pharma-grade botanicals developed the Mediterranean fruit and vegetables extracts™. These premium standardized ingredients are inspired by the health-promoting and trendy Mediterranean diet in practical formats, backed by published studies and ongoing research on healthy aging applications such as blood sugar management, sports nutrition, cardiovascular, metabolic, cognitive and mood support, mobility and beauty from within.

With this new line of extracts Euromed has shifted its focus from global to local, diving deep into locally sourced, edible Mediterranean fruits and vegetables that are staple in the Mediterranean diet.


Locally grown and collected pomegranates, olives, figs, artichokes, spinach, and lemons are gently processed with eco-friendly technologies — such as the Pure-Hydro Process® — preserving and enhancing the properties of the plant compounds without any impurity from residual volatile solvents. The extracts are water soluble, bioavailable and highly concentrated, suitable for the most complex formulas making them versatile and unique premium botanical ingredients, backed by solid research projects and by Euromed’s renowned quality control and customer services.

Obtained with a transparent and clean process from edible botanicals through vertical integration and full control of the supply chain, and regulatory hurdles are less stringent as compared to ingredients that would fall under the novel food category. In addition, with qualitative control of all steps from farms to final extract, batch to batch consistency and full documented traceability is guaranteed. This second of a two part webinar series will introduce the Mediterranean fruit and vegetables extracts™, the context of the Mediterranean diet and healthy aging. The focus will then move to ingredients from figs, spinach and lemons, with particular emphasis on polyphenols and flavanones from these botanicals.This webinar will provide valuable information and solutions for a market demanding transparency with regards to how health supplements are produced, a market that prefers certified organic, clean and ecological technologies reducing the risk of chemical residuals and harm to consumer’s health and the environment, delivering on claims relating to health, quality, provenance and sustainability.

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Register for this webinar to learn about how botanical ingredients like polyphenols and flavanones from a Mediterranean diet can benefit well-being and healthy aging.

Click here to view Healthy Aging and Well-being with Mediterranean Fruit and Vegetable Extracts — Part 1


Dott. Andrea Zangara, Head of Scientific Communications and Marketing, Euromed

Andrea Zangara is Dottore in Clinical Psychology (University of Padua, Italy) and holds an MSc in clinical phytotherapy (University of Barcelona, Spain). He has more than 20 years of international experience in pharmaceutical and nutraceutical research and development, holding executive positions in academia and the industry in several countries. In 2017, he joined Euromed and is currently the Head of Scientific Communications & Marketing. He is an Adjunct Research Fellow at Swinburne University, Australia, and collaborates with ESCOP and other international expert groups to focus on quality control in herbal medicines.

He is author or co-author of over 30 research papers, review articles, book chapters or books, including on the Mediterranean diet.

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Who Should Attend?

  • Research and Development experts
  • Formulators
  • C Levels
  • Project Managers
  • Procurement Managers
  • Production/Manufacturing Managers
  • Brand Managers
  • Academia Scientists
  • Health Professionals
  • Supply Chain Operatives
  • Innovation Managers
  • Contract Manufacturers
  • Consultants

What You Will Learn

  • The Mediterranean diet: key botanical compounds
  • The role of specific botanicals to the Mediterranean diet healthy aging properties
  • How to source sustainable, green and evidence-based botanical ingredients obtained from edible foods, representative of specific values of the Mediterranean diet
  • Formulation tips for final products
  • Health claims: building scientific and clinical evidence

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Euromed is a Spanish global leader in the manufacture of premium standardized botanical extracts for the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, health food and cosmetics industries. The keys to Euromed’s success are 50+ years of expertise in research and quality control, state-of-the-art technologies, sustainability and traceability from field to finished extract. The company, a subsidiary of DERMAPHARM AG, holds 7 industrial certifications and is a long-standing supplier to the European pharmaceutical industry. The firm has been inspected by FDA, TGA and KFDA and its established procedures and analytical capabilities satisfy the most rigorous regulatory scrutiny. All extracts are “pharma-grade” and produced per US & European Pharmacopeia botanical monograph requirements. Euromed offers effective ingredients meeting the growing consumer demand for natural and safe solutions to support healthier lives. Inspired by the Mediterranean diet, the company has launched an expanding line of evidence-based, environmentally friendly Mediterranean fruit and vegetable extracts™ for wellness and healthy aging.

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