FLAVEX Naturextrakte

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About FLAVEX Naturextrakte


FLAVEX Naturextrakte, established in 1986 by Dr. Quirin and Dr. Gerard, stands as a prominent player in the production of plant-based ingredients through supercritical carbon dioxide extraction. Situated in Rehlingen-Siersburg, Germany, near the borders of France and the Benelux countries, FLAVEX has experienced continuous growth, establishing itself successfully on the international market. The company's core competency lies in the gentle production of sensitive plant-based ingredients for diverse industries such as cosmetics, perfume, food, and dietary supplements.

Key Highlights

  • Supercritical CO2 Extraction: FLAVEX is recognized as a pioneer in this field, boasting over 30 years of expertise.
  • Global Presence: As one of the world's leading suppliers of CO2 extracts, FLAVEX caters to industries worldwide.
  • Sustainability Focus: The company places a strong emphasis on sustainable practices across its operations.
  • Creditworthiness: FLAVEX has been honored with the prestigious CrefoZert credit rating certificate multiple times.
  • Environmental Responsibility: FLAVEX has implemented a sustainable energy concept to reduce its carbon footprint.

Commitment to Sustainability

Guiding Philosophy

FLAVEX is committed to sustainable development, aligning with the principle of meeting present needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet the same needs, as outlined by the World Commission on Environment and Development in 1987.

Sustainable Practices

  • Ecologically Friendly Cultivation: FLAVEX prioritizes organic and local cultivation practices.
  • Long-Term Partnerships: Maintaining enduring relationships with trusted suppliers ensures a sustainable and socially compatible supply chain.
  • Cultivation Projects: FLAVEX actively engages in various cultivation projects to secure the future of raw material suppliers and customers.
  • Own Cultivation Initiatives: The company operates its own cultivation projects to ensure quality and sustainability.

Recent Sustainability Initiatives

  • Christmas 2023: FLAVEX contributed to projects supporting children in need during the festive season.
  • CrefoZert Award: Securing the 1st place multiple times underscores FLAVEX's financial stability.
  • FLAVEX Energiekonzept: Recent months have seen the expansion of solar energy systems and residual process heat recovery, demonstrating a commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Cultivation Projects

FLAVEX actively participates in cultivation projects to ensure a consistent and sustainable supply of high-quality raw materials.

Key Initiatives

  1. Marigold Contract Cultivation:

    • Location: Central Europe.
    • Objective: Production of Marigold (Calendula) flowers with specific content characteristics.
  2. Albanian Cultivation Project:

    • Location: Albania.
    • Crops: Rosemary, sage, oregano, balm leaf.
    • Approach: Government-funded project promoting sustainable agriculture.
  3. Arnica Montana Cultivation:

    • Location: Germany.
    • Objective: Sustainable cultivation farming to protect the endangered Arnica montana species.
    • Long-Term Goal: Field cultivation for long-term supply and protection of wild populations.
  4. FLAVEX Organic Vanilla Project in Uganda:

    • Partners: FLAVEX Naturextrakte and Coetzee Organic (U) Ltd.
    • Collaboration: Involves 154 small-scale farmers in Western Uganda for organic vanilla cultivation.

Selected Products

FLAVEX offers a diverse array of highly effective extracts catering to various industries, including cosmetics, food supplements, and food products.

Featured Products

  1. Echinacea Extract:

    • Description: High-quality CO2 extracts from Echinacea purpurea root.
    • Origin: North America, discovered by Native Americans.
  2. Chamomile CO2 Extracts:

    • Description: High-quality chamomile extracts suitable for various applications.
    • Approach: Selected seeds, controlled cultivation, and gentle CO2 extraction.
  3. Arnica Montana Extracts:

    • Description: Sustainable cultivation farming of Arnica montana in Germany.
    • Objective: Ensuring a sustainable supply and protecting the endangered species.
  4. Commiphora Myrrha (Myrrh) and African Frankincense:

    • Description: Sustainable gums and resins with healing and anti-inflammatory effects.
  5. FLAVEX Organic Vanilla Project in Uganda:

    • Description: Organic vanilla cultivation in partnership with Coetzee Organic in Uganda.