Biorigin is a brazilian company which mobilizes expertise and technology to promote health and quality of life. Using biotechnological products, it produces natural ingredients for flavor enhancement, sodium reduction, shelf life extension in food market; and for animal nutrition enrichment and health.
Biorigin is a business unit of Zilor, a company with more than 70 years of experience and one of the largest Brazilian producers of ethanol, sugar and electricity.
It was founded in 2003 and, in 2008, acquired the companies PTX Food Corp., in the United States, and Immunocorp Animal Health, in Norway, expanding and strengthening its international presence.
Founded in 2003, Biorigin is a Brazilian company which mobilizes expertise and technology to promote health and quality of life.
Using biotechnological products, Biorigin produces natural ingredients for flavor enhancement, sodium reduction, shelf life extension in food market; and for animal nutrition enrichment and health.
To be the main supplier of valued natural ingredients to our customers
We mobilize competencies, and using biotechnological processes, we create innovative ingredients from natural sources, and we are committed to add value to our customer´s products.
Integrity, Loyalty, Social Responsibility, Commitment with the Future, Continuous Learning, Creative Effort and Alliances.
At Biorigin, technology and innovation ensure the delivery of unique solutions to the market.
The full control of the production chain is what distinguishes Biorigin. As Zilor supplies the raw material, the company ensures the traceability of the entire process – from yeast production to the final product, providing more safety to the customers.
Another distinctive feature is the Pure Culture plant, the first in Brazil, which allows selection the best yeast strains for each product and maintaining continuous production, in addition to total control of the production process.
Biorigin also has its own Research and Development Center, with three laboratories, a highly trained team and cutting-edge equipment for the development of new products. The company has also established partnerships with universities and with the most acknowledged research institutes in biotechnology in Brazil and abroad, in order to evaluate the results, functionalities and applications of its products.
Safety and quality, ensuring full traceability, from the raw material to the final product. These are commitments that Biorigin makes with its partners, and its accreditations are a proof of the work made on its production units.
Biorigin counts on the ISO 22000 certification, which is a globally recognized standard for the Quality Management System, as well as the FSSC 22000 certification, a global standard specific for food production chain, covering all stages of production, packaging, and distribution logistics steps, ensuring food safety and good manufacturing practices.
It also counts on the GMP+ (Feed Safety Assurance), Kosher OU and Kosher Badatz certifications, certifying the products’ adequacy to the Jewish norms with the most rigorous requirements, and the Halal Fambras certification, which ensures products comply with the Islamic laws, broadly used worldwide.
The United States plant also counts on the SQF certification for Food Safety Management System and the products for human consumption of Bionis, Goldcell and Biotaste lines produced at Quatá Unit have the Non GMO Project Verified seal, meeting the demands of the market for natural and quality products, in addition to reinforcing the commitment to transparency with customers.
São José Unit
Barra Grande Unit
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