Kyowa Hakko

Kyowa Hakko

Kyowa Hakko offers a line of well-researched, branded ingredients and an extensive portfolio of quality-assured, ultra-pure amino acids, paraprobiotics, vitamins, nucleic acids and related compounds for use in pharmaceutical and nutritional applications.

Manufactured exclusively by KYOWA HAKKO BIO CO., LTD., a global specialty fermentation company, Kyowa’s branded ingredients are backed by 60 years of research and innovation to deliver targeted, condition-specific consumer health benefits.

Our core business areas:

  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Supplements & Nutrition


Pharmaceutical companies around the world purchase our high-quality Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients and excipients that can be used in a wide variety of pharmaceutical applications.

Supplement & Nutrition

Kyowa is committed to ongoing scientific research, quality management and consumer education for its products. Kyowa’s branded ingredients have been designed to deliver targeted, condition-specific consumer health benefits and are backed by science.

Our ingredients bear the Kyowa Quality mark, which means that all products are manufactured to meet highest quality assurance standards, supplying quality and trusted materials for various industries such as pharmaceuticals, foods, and cosmetics.

Key branded ingredients include:

IMMUSE®, Lactococcus lactis​ strain Plasma

IMMUSE®, is the first paraprobiotic ingredient clinically researched to directly activate pDC (plasmacytoid dendritic cells), a rare subset of immune cells, providing comprehensive innate and adaptive immune support.  Backed by 26 studies, including 11 human trials, add IMMUSE®, to your next product.

Setria® Glutathione

Known as ‘The Master Antioxidant’, Setria® Glutathione is a tripeptide composed of L-Glutamic acid, L-Cysteine and Glycine.  Setria® helps protect cells from the damaging effects of toxins and oxidative stress and plays a key role in supporting immune function.

Setria® Performance Blend

Setria® Performance Blend is a clinically researched blend of glutathione and made in the USA L-Citrulline that may support nitric oxide production. New research in resistance-trained males suggests that  Setria® Performance Blend may help sustain NO levels which could lead to reduced fatigue and speed post-workout recovery.

Cognizin® Citicoline

Cognizin® Citicoline is a proprietary brain-health nutrient that has been clinically shown to support mental energy, focus, attention and recall. Cognizin® is approved as Novel Food Ingredient in the European Union and can be added to food supplements and food for special medical purposes.

VELOX™ Patented Performance Blend

VELOX™ Blend is a clinically studied blend of two made in the USA amino acids—L-Citrulline and L-Arginine— that has been shown to boost Nitric Oxide levels more rapidly than L-Arginine alone. Help your customers achieve their personal best with VELOX™ Patented Performance Blend.

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