Our story

Activ’Inside was created in 2009 by 3 innovation lovers: David GaudoutStéphane Rey and Benoit Lemaire. Specialized in botanical extracts, their objective was to combine their complementary expertise to make difference for tomorrow’s nutrition and health market.

Activ’Inside young and dynamic team developed together 150 botanical extracts and gain expertise in grape and saffron raw materials with strong applications in cognition, skin beauty and mood.

Based in Bordeaux area, Activ’Inside has an international presence with 60% of its turnover on export including EuropeAsia and United States.

Our vision

Offering innovative natural active ingredients, carrying a differentiating message with high added values, and answering to customer needs are Activ’Inside 3 main objectives for nutrition and health market.

Activ’Inside has a strong expertise from raw materials to finished products development. Its innovative solutions are supported by scientifically proven efficacy, clinical studies and validated claims. Backed by its state-of-the-art innovative solutions, Activ’Inside brings true difference and a ready-to-use access to nutraceutical market. That’s what makes Activ’Inside different with product supported by science inside and claims outside.

Our vision

Offering innovative natural active ingredients, carrying a differentiating message with high added values, and answering to customer needs are Activ’Inside 3 main objectives for nutrition and health market.

Activ’Inside has a strong expertise from raw materials to finished products development. Its innovative solutions are supported by scientifically proven efficacy, clinical studies and validated claims. Backed by its state-of-the-art innovative solutions, Activ’Inside brings true difference and a ready-to-use access to nutraceutical market. That’s what makes Activ’Inside different with product supported by science inside and claims outside.

Making difference is the core value of Activ’Inside

Our values

“Beyond essential requirements on worldwide nutraceutical market like compliance to regulation, optimal quality and complete safety, Activ’Inside offers high-quality innovative solutions with full scientific, technical and marketing support based on nature, science and teamwork.”

Each solution is adaptable to any customer requirements.

Throughout product development, Activ’Inside put special care into being at the forefront of innovation. Activ’Inside is currently implementing the internationally recognized FSSC 22000 Food Safety System Certification based on existing ISO standards and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).

Our values

“Beyond essential requirements on worldwide nutraceutical market like compliance to regulation, optimal quality and complete safety, Activ’Inside offers high-quality innovative solutions with full scientific, technical and marketing support based on nature, science and teamwork.”

Each solution is adaptable to any customer requirements.

Throughout product development, Activ’Inside put special care into being at the forefront of innovation. Activ’Inside is currently implementing the internationally recognized FSSC 22000 Food Safety System Certification based on existing ISO standards and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).

Our quality commitments

Activ’Inside is committed to propose innovative ingredients with high quality and with guaranteed safety:

  • By demonstrating the conformity of its activities with the various legal and regulatory requirements.
  • By applying a rigorous selection of raw materials and suppliers. Suppliers are selected, approved and their performances are tracked in order to determine their suitability with Activ’Inside requirements.
  • By performing many quality controls (visual checks, actives compounds and contaminants analysis) of raw materials during their development and before their use, and finished products before their release and shipment.
  • By applying good hygiene and manufacturing practices, from raw materials reception to shipment of finished products, through production steps.
  • By conducting analysis according to Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) method and Food Defense and Food Fraud approaches.
  • By ensuring complete traceability of its products, from the purchase of raw materials to the delivery of finished products to customers.
  • By staying attentive to customersneeds in order to best meet their requirements.

Activ’Inside is committed to put in place human, organizational and material resources to ensure the performance and continuous improvement of our food safety management system.

Customer satisfaction rate in 2018: More than 98%.

Our quality commitments

Activ’Inside is committed to propose innovative ingredients with high quality and with guaranteed safety:

  • By demonstrating the conformity of its activities with the various legal and regulatory requirements.
  • By applying a rigorous selection of raw materials and suppliers. Suppliers are selected, approved and their performances are tracked in order to determine their suitability with Activ’Inside requirements.
  • By performing many quality controls (visual checks, actives compounds and contaminants analysis) of raw materials during their development and before their use, and finished products before their release and shipment.
  • By applying good hygiene and manufacturing practices, from raw materials reception to shipment of finished products, through production steps.
  • By conducting analysis according to Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) method and Food Defense and Food Fraud approaches.
  • By ensuring complete traceability of its products, from the purchase of raw materials to the delivery of finished products to customers.
  • By staying attentive to customersneeds in order to best meet their requirements.

Activ’Inside is committed to put in place human, organizational and material resources to ensure the performance and continuous improvement of our food safety management system.

Customer satisfaction rate in 2018: More than 98%.

For Activ’Inside, be close to nature is fundamental

Activ’Inside only proposes natural products, either ingredients or ready-to-use formulations, to promote and concentrate all the power of nature without the side effects of pharmaceutical drugs.

With an environmental respectful approach, Activ’Inside:

  • Attaches great importance to the sourcing origin of its botanical extracts.
  • Proposes natural organic products with a range in constant expansion
  • Develops ecological extraction processes without any chemical solvents. The one actually in development is entirely performed with water.  
For Activ’Inside, science is essential.

Every innovation is based on science at Activ’Inside: each year, 25% of its turnover is invested in R&D department.

  • From the botanical raw material to the product commercialization, Activ’Inside developed precise scientific tools including proprietary analytical methods, extraction processes and scientific studies such as in-vitro, in-vivo or clinical studies to valorize the product and its efficiency.  More than 10 proprietary articles were published in international scientific journals.
  • Activ’Inside is part of several multi-partners international scientific projects: it ensures the synergy of knowledge and skills, and thus optimal efficiency of the products. As an example, recently, Activ’Inside participates to a 12-years epidemiological study about the effects of a rich diet in polyphenols on cognitive decline. It has been highlighted that polyphenols are essential molecules for health and wellness.
For Activ’Inside, teamwork is key

Behind Activ’Inside innovation, there is a dedicated team of experts with synergistic skills, composed of engineers specialized in biotechnologies or agronomy, doctors in neurosciences and agro-chemistry and dietician among others.

  • Passionate by nature, science and innovation, Activ’Inside members are working side by side to provide its customers different and ready-to-use products with clear messages. Each Activ’Inside actors adheres to the global objectives and values of the company.
  • Activ’Inside is working in partnership with international actors of the nutraceutical market: eminent research institutes like INSERM or Harvard, industrials, suppliers and especially its distributors, providing them full technical and marketing support.

Our expertise

Our achievements

“Over the years, Activ’Inside makes its mark by several discoveries which illustrate its expertise.”

3 INNOVATIVE ACTIVE INGREDIENTS

3 INNOVATIVE ACTIVE INGREDIENTS

Memophenol™, SkinAx2™ and Safr’Inside™ with full intellectual protections and regulation registrations
10 PROPRIETARY SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS

10 PROPRIETARY SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS

including in-vivo, in-vitro and clinical studies about Memophenol™ formula and its mechanism of action on cognitive decline
3 PROPRIETARY EXTRACTION PROCESSES

3 PROPRIETARY EXTRACTION PROCESSES

for its raw materials including one specific to saffron (Crocus sativus L.) and one actually under development
1 PROPRIETARY PUBLISHED ANALYTICAL METHOD

1 PROPRIETARY PUBLISHED ANALYTICAL METHOD

by U-HPLC for saffron characterization
SEVERAL TRADEMARKS

SEVERAL TRADEMARKS

Dozens in several countries
 2 PILOT TRIALS

2 PILOT TRIALS

on Memophenol™ and Safr’Inside™ performances
8 PATENTS

8 PATENTS

2 PROPRIETARY PUBLISHED CLINICAL STUDIES

2 PROPRIETARY PUBLISHED CLINICAL STUDIES

on Memophenol™ and SkinAx2™ and their effectiveness
QUALITY CERTIFICATIONS

QUALITY CERTIFICATIONS

FSSC 22000 Food Safety System Certification (currently implementing)
ORGANIC, HALAL, KOSHER & VEGAN

ORGANIC, HALAL, KOSHER & VEGAN

3 INNOVATIVE ACTIVE INGREDIENTS

3 INNOVATIVE ACTIVE INGREDIENTS

Memophenol™, SkinAx2™ and Safr’Inside™ with full intellectual protections and regulation registrations
10 PROPRIETARY SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS

10 PROPRIETARY SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS

including in-vivo, in-vitro and clinical studies about Memophenol™ formula and its mechanism of action on cognitive decline
3 PROPRIETARY EXTRACTION PROCESSES

3 PROPRIETARY EXTRACTION PROCESSES

for its raw materials including one specific to saffron (Crocus sativus L.) and one actually under development
1 PROPRIETARY PUBLISHED ANALYTICAL METHOD

1 PROPRIETARY PUBLISHED ANALYTICAL METHOD

by U-HPLC for saffron characterization
SEVERAL TRADEMARKS

SEVERAL TRADEMARKS

Dozens in several countries
 2 PILOT TRIALS

2 PILOT TRIALS

on Memophenol™ and Safr’Inside™ performances
8 PATENTS

8 PATENTS

2 PROPRIETARY PUBLISHED CLINICAL STUDIES

2 PROPRIETARY PUBLISHED CLINICAL STUDIES

on Memophenol™ and SkinAx2™ and their effectiveness
ORGANIC, HALAL, KOSHER & VEGAN

ORGANIC, HALAL, KOSHER & VEGAN

QUALITY CERTIFICATIONS

QUALITY CERTIFICATIONS

FSSC 22000 Food Safety System Certification (currently implementing)

Our awards

Since its creation, expertise and innovation of Activ’Inside have been recognized by 6 international awards “

VITAFOODS ASIA 2018
Safr’Inside™ microtabs

In the “Botanical product of the year” category.

VITAFOODS EUROPE 2017
Memophenol™

“Ingredient of the year” in the “Healthy Ageing” category for its strong scientific background resulting from several years of R&D with the international Neurophenol project

SUPPLY SIDE WEST 2016
Grape Expert Skin Radiance, with SkinAx™

In « Personal Care Category » at CPG Editor’s Choice Awards, for the innovation led by Activ’Inside on the development of SkinAx™

VITAFOODS EUROPE 2016
Memophenol™

At the French Innovation Corner contests in the “Pharmaceutical Product” category for its innovation, strong R&D approach and scientific proven efficacy.

VITAFOODS EUROPE 2016
Grape Expert Skin Radiance

In the “Readers’Food Supplement of the Year” category valorising SkinAx™ effect on skin beauty, associated with GLA

AGRIMIP 2013
Neurophenol™ project

High School students price for its quality and its ability to federate around an important research project with industrial and scientific interests.

Activ’Inside: Science Inside, Claims Outside

VITAFOODS ASIA 2018
Safr’Inside™ microtabs

In the “Botanical product of the year” category.

SUPPLY SIDE WEST 2016
Grape Expert Skin Radiance, with SkinAx™

In « Personal Care Category » at CPG Editor’s Choice Awards, for the innovation led by Activ’Inside on the development of SkinAx™

VITAFOODS EUROPE 2017
Memophenol™

“Ingredient of the year” in the “Healthy Ageing” category for its strong scientific background resulting from several years of R&D with the international Neurophenol project

AGRIMIP 2013
Neurophenol™ project

High School students price for its quality and its ability to federate around an important research project with industrial and scientific interests.

VITAFOODS EUROPE 2016
Memophenol™

At the French Innovation Corner contests in the “Pharmaceutical Product” category for its innovation, strong R&D approach and scientific proven efficacy.

VITAFOODS EUROPE 2016
Grape Expert Skin Radiance

In the “Readers’Food Supplement of the Year” category valorising SkinAx™ effect on skin beauty, associated with GLA

Activ’Inside: Science Inside, Claims Outside

Our team

Board Team

Benoit LEMAIRE, Chief Executive Officer, Business and Marketing Director

David GAUDOUT, Chief Innovation Officer

Stéphane REY, Chief Technology Officer

Marketing et Communication service

Cécile FREMONT, Communication Manager

Anne-Sophie LEMBERT, Product Manager – Private Labeling

Sébastien LE QUERE, Product Manager – Safr’Inside™ Signature Grape / Saffron / Extract

Cyril PLANCKE, Product Manager – Private Labeling 

Laury SAUTET, Product Manager – Memophenol & SkinAx2™

Commercial service

Erwan DELECRIN, Customer Support Manager

Fanny JAUBERT, Customer Support Manager

Elise MOREAU, Key Account Manager

Florence VANDECASTEELE, Customer Support Manager

Administration service

Patricia VERBEECK, Account & Office Manager

Kevin LAGRANDERIE, Administrative & Financial Manager

Research & Development service

Malaurie BORDARAUD, Laboratory analytical technician

Wilfrid MAZIER, PhD, Research Projects Manager

Camille MONCHAUX DE OLIVEIRA, PhD, Student Neurosciences

Benjamin MORAS, PhD, Development Projects Manager

Line POURTAU, PhD, Research Projects Manager

Manon ROLAIT, Innovative Projects Manager, Process & Analysis

Quality service

Jannaïs DJAANFARI, QHSE Manager

Production service

Hesouwe BLAKIME, Production & Supply Chain Manager

François CHARRIER, Production & Supply Chain Assistant

David CYRILLE, Production & Supply Chain Operator

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