Human Nutrition

Plant-based Health Ingredients

People around the world limit or increase specific foods for different compelling reasons. Many consumers fall into the category known as “flexitarians” – a combination of the words “flexible” and “vegetarian”. They have the freedom of choice to switch between animal and non-animal-based products.


Driven by reasons ranging from health, environment or animal welfare, flexitarians are looking to diversify their diets with more “plant-based” options. This perspective could also have an impact on the ingredients used in food as well as in dietary supplements.

Keen to learn more about the flexitarian trend and how natural, science-backed solutions from BASF can support consumer needs? 

Our range of plant-based ingredients include:

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Disclaimer: Specific regulations in the respective countries on the ingredients used, for the intended use and claims made on the final product have to be observed.