Lonza harnesses science and technology to create products that support safer and healthier living and that enhance the overall quality of life.
As one of the world’s leading and most-trusted suppliers to the pharmaceutical, biotech and specialty ingredients markets, Lonza offers services and products ranging from active pharmaceutical ingredients and stem-cell therapies to drinking water sanitizers. The products range from vitamin B compounds and organic personal care ingredients to agricultural products, and from industrial preservatives to microbial control solutions that combat dangerous viruses, bacteria and other pathogens.
Founded in 1897 in the Swiss Alps, Lonza today is a well-respected global company with more than 40 major manufacturing and R&D facilities and approximately 9,800 full-time employees worldwide.
Nutrition family for pets
Lonza is the manufacturer of Carniking® L-Carnitine and Niacin/Niacinamide to the companion and production animal industries. The company’s portfolio also includes a unique, all natural prebiotic fiber.
Carniking is specially made to provide L-Carnitine as the active ingredient. L-Carnitine function is essential for helping to achieve optimal energy metabolism. L-Carnitine has many other functions which include optimizing cardiovascular and brain health, supporting healthy weight management, antioxidant support and helping to maintain muscle integrity. Lonza is the only company that produces L-Carnitine directly to the L-Isomer.
Larefeed larch arabinogalactan is a premium soluble prebiotic fibre that offers superior benefits for gastrointestinal health combined with excellent digestive tolerance and technological properties. Lonza extracts the fibre from larch trees via a patented solvent-free process.
Niacin and Niacinamide
Niacin is the direct precursor of the essential coenzymes NAD+ and NADP+. Both coenzymes are involved in the transfer of hydrogen, a basic function in the synthesis and degradation of fatty acids, carbohydrates and amino acids. Lonza has invested significantly in remaining the trusted source for Niacin by maintaining control of all its raw material needs through every production step of finished product.
Pledge to pet food customers
- Lonza remains committed to satisfying our customers’ needs with superior, beneficial products, expert technical, regulatory and marketing support, and innovative and sustainable technologies.
- The company will continue to make significant contributions to scientific work and studies dedicated to supporting the well-being of people and our pets around the world.
- The company will not compromise on quality standards.
- All manufacturing campuses comply with strict global standards. Carniking and Carnifeed® L-Carnitine plants are feed GMP, FAMI-QS and FSSC 22000 certified.
- The company employs dedicated production staff, whose continuing education remains focused on producing the safest and highest quality products in the world.
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