The Future Is Golden With MenaquinGold® Natural Vitamin K2

The Future Is Golden With MenaquinGold® Natural Vitamin K2

Introducing MenaquinGold®, our natural vitamin K2 produced utilizing a patented chickpea fermentation process in our soy-free, non-GMO manufacturing facilities. With an FDA issued GRAS ‘No objection letter’ and supported by scientific research and clinical trials, MenaquinGold® is a key ingredient to building a healthier future.

MenaquinGold® helps consumers embrace a world of strength and opportunity

MenaquinGold® helps consumers embrace a world of strength and opportunity

Vitamin K2 has been associated with health benefits within several areas. Most substantiated are research on bone health as well as heart health, but emerging science indicates promising results related to sports performance and nerve health.

At Novozymes, our aim is to support our consumers’ lifestyles in effective ways. That’s why we produce our version of vitamin K2-7, a long-chain form of menaquinone with high bioavailability and bioactivity compared to other forms.

Vitamin K is a collective term for like, fat-soluble compounds. There are two kinds of vitamin K: vitamin K1 (phylloquinone or phytonadione) and vitamin K2 (menaquinone). As vitamin K2 can differ in number side chains of the molecule you might come across names as vitamin K2-4 (4 side groups), also called MK-4, (for menaquinone K-4) or K2-7 (7 side groups) also called MK-7.

Good for more than you think possible

There are multiple reported benefits of vitamin K2-7 available in literature. Maybe best known are vitamin K2-7 benefits for bone health, but vitamin K2-7 has also been associated with health benefits in other areas including heart health, sports performance, and nerve health. With research and evidence on the diverse benefits of vitamin K2 proliferating, this vitamin is truly good for more thank you think is possible.

  • Bone health: Vitamin K2-7 is observed to activate the bone protein osteocalcin, which is essential to bind calcium effectively to the bone matrix.
  • Heart health: Vitamin K2-7 has been associated with heart health benefits.
  • Beyond the basics: Proprietary research on MenaquinGold®, suggests that vitamin K2-7 may provide health benefits in relation to nerve health. Additionally, other proprietary research indicates benefits related to sports health.

Keep your options open with our flexible formulations

Keep your options open with our flexible formulations

MenaquinGold® is available across multiple product grades and concentrations – so that you can add it to the dosage form of your choice. Our powder grade is suitable for most dry blends including capsules and tablets without alkaline or aggressive components. Our Extended Stability option is ideal for highly alkaline products such as calcium mineral complexes and our water-soluble product is perfect for applications such as sachets, beverage powder blends and liquids. Granules are also available for tablet and capsule applications. Finally, we have MenaquinGold® in an MCT oil form.

Applications and combinations flourish with MenaquinGold®

Applications and combinations flourish with MenaquinGold®

Globally, the vitamin K2 ingredient market value is growing at a CAGR of 10-20% and consumer interest in the vitamin has grown over 10 times in the last 10 years. MenaquinGold® can be formulated as a stand-alone input or in combination with other functional ingredients. Our team can assist you to meet the growing demand for products fortified with vitamin K2-7.