BASF launches next generation carotenoid formulations

BASF launches next generation of carotenoid formulations

11:47 AM, 22nd August 2018
Lucantin 10% NXT from BASF in both yellow and red.
Lucantin 10% NXT from BASF in both yellow and red.

LUDWIGSHAFEN, GERMANY: BASF Animal Nutrition launches its Lucantin NXT product line in the EU 28 market. The next generation of carotenoids is stabilized by propyl gallate (PG) and butylhydroxytoluene (BHT) or tocopherol. The introduction in other countries will gradually follow.

Extensive trials have shown that Lucantin NXT products deliver high homogeneity, outstanding stability and long shelf life while maintaining egg yolk and broiler skin coloring efficacy. These carotenoid formulations meet the latest Regulation (EC) No 2017/962, which requires to withdraw EQ as a feed additive.

BASF has several decades of experience in formulation and production of carotenoids. Today, BASF is a worldwide leading producer of carotenoids for the animal nutrition industry.

“With our proprietary Lucantin NXT products, we support our customers with innovative formulations that comply with regulatory requirements while setting exceptional quality standards to meet the growing global demand,” said Christopher Rieker, vice president BASF Animal Nutrition.

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