Eye Health

Kemin Receives ANVISA Approval for Sale of ZeaONE

01 Feb 2016 --- ANVISA, Brazil’s national Health Surveillance Agency, has approved for sale its product, ZeaONE Zeaxanthin - a naturally sourced dietary free-form of zeaxanthin from marigolds. 

High Dietary Intake of Multi-Carotenoids Reduces Risks of AMD

20 Jan 2016 --- A recent cohort study reveals that high intakes of carotenoids, - lutein and zeaxanthin, together with alpha-carotene, beta-carotene, and beta-cryptoxanthin are associated with decreased risks of advanced age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

Green Leafy Vegetable and Dietary Nitrate Intake Associated With Lower Risk of Glaucoma

19 Jan 2016 --- Greater intake of dietary nitrate and green leafy vegetables such as broccoli was associated with a 20 percent to 30 percent lower risk of primary open-angle glaucoma, according to a study published online by JAMA Ophthalmology.

DSM and Kemin Launch New Forms of Lutein and Zeaxanthin

02 Oct 2015 --- DSM and Kemin have announced two new additions to their portfolio of eye health solutions including FloraGLO Lutein and OPTISHARP Zeaxanthin, which are being introduced as part of their longstanding partnership. This move signals the continued investment by DSM and Kemin in providing high quality ingredients, tailored applications expertise and access to the latest scientific advances, in response to the growth in global demand for dietary supplements targeted at eye health and visual comfort.

DSM Venturing Invests in ZeaVision Holdings

09 Oct 2014 --- ZeaVision Holdings, Inc., maker of the EyePromise brand of doctor-recommended nutraceuticals, has received an equity investment from DSM Venturing, the corporate venture arm of Royal DSM, the global life sciences and material sciences company.

Kemin and DSM Expand Partnership to Include Natural Zeaxanthin

02 Oct 2014 --- Kemin and DSM have announced the launch of OPTISHARP Natural brand of zeaxanthin. Kemin, pioneer of FloraGLO Lutein, and DSM, creator of OPTISHARP Zeaxanthin, are expanding their longtime lutein partnership to deliver high-quality, naturally-sourced zeaxanthin. OPTISHARP Natural, made from Kemin Industries’ ZeaONE brand of zeaxanthin, offers important benefits for eye health, cognition and skin health.

Kemin Launches Dietary, Free-Form of Zeaxanthin From Marigolds

09 Aug 2013 --- Kemin, pioneer of FloraGLO brand Lutein, is extending its eye health expertise with the launch of ZeaONE - a dietary, free-form zeaxanthin ingredient naturally sourced from marigolds. Zeaxanthin, like lutein, acts as a protective antioxidant in the eye and is proven to promote eye health.