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13 May 2015 - 10:00

DuPont Nutrition & Health Receives Award for HOWARU® Cardio

DuPont Nutrition & Health has been honored with the eagerly anticipated NutraIngredients Award: Finished-Product-of-the-Year, which was given to HOWARU® Cardio under the category of Heart & Brain.

Results from recent clinical trials have been exceptionally strong, which helped to promote HOWARU® Cardio to the NutraIngredients finalist list.

"We are delighted that HOWARU® Cardio, part of the DuPont™ Danisco® ingredients range, has been awarded this prestigious accolade," said Didier Carcano, marketing strategy leader, probiotics, DuPont Nutrition & Health. "Our probiotic has been able to significantly improve total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol levels after just 12 weeks.  On the strength of this, we look forward to talking with our customers about how HOWARU® Cardio can be applied to their own brands to help consumers maintain their heart health."

HOWARU® Cardio, a new commercial product available globally for the Dietary Supplements & Consumer Health Care industry, embodies the new DuPont Nutrition & Health branding position entitled It’s What’s Inside. The position brings together the dynamic ingredients including knowledge, expertise and science which work together to deliver a full menu of innovative solutions for the food, beverage and dietary supplement industries.   

Only last week DuPont placed probiotics at the heart of their presence at Vitafoods Europe 2015 by showcasing industry-leading research and science coupled with deep market knowledge and insights: 

"We are always pleased to share our scientific expertise with our customers and prospects," added Alvin Ibarra, senior scientist, DuPont Nutrition & Health. "This year we have been discussing the emerging science of our probiotic strains and their health benefits, specifically in relation to respiratory health, weight management and heart health."

The next step in DuPont’s launch of HOWARU® Cardio is an invitation to present the science behind the new product at the European Society of Cardiology’s ESC Congress 2015, which begins on 29 August in London.


DuPont Nutrition & Health combines in-depth knowledge of food and nutrition with current research and expert science to deliver unmatched value to the food, beverage and dietary supplement industries. We are innovative solvers, drawing on deep consumer insights and a broad product portfolio to help our customers turn challenges into high-value business opportunities. Follow us on LinkedIn

DuPont (NYSE: DD) has been bringing world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace in the form of innovative products, materials, and services since 1802.  The company believes that by collaborating with customers, governments, NGOs, and thought-leaders we can help find solutions to such global challenges as providing enough healthy food for people everywhere, decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the environment. For additional information about DuPont and its commitment to inclusive innovation, please visit www.dupont.com.

Richard Donovan
Richard Donovan
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Paris, France