Human Health Associations



International Probiotics Association

The International Probiotics Association (IPA) is an international organization with members equally divided between industry and academia and its goal is to provide a unique forum for the exchange of research and the latest breakthroughs in probiotic technology and new product development. IPA holds NGO status before Codex Alimentarius and is the global voice of probiotics as the majority of the world’s industrial producers are members.


Pharmabiotic Research Institute

The PRI strives to facilitate the development of medicinal probiotics (pharmabiotics) by enhancing the visibility of the new microbiota & human health industry, as well as build the necessary regulatory affairs intelligence which will help to make pharmabiotics a therapeutic reality.


International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics

Our company is proud to support the International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics, a nonprofit scientific organization dedicated to advancing the science of probiotics and prebiotics. ISAPP is an association of academic and industrial scientists involved in research on fundamental and applied aspects of probiotics and prebiotics. The scientists participating in ISAPP have a common interest in generating high quality scientific information for the probiotic and prebiotic fields and providing guidance for collaborative and multidisciplinary research.


The Bladder and Bowel Foundation

The Bladder and Bowel Foundation is the UK's largest, non-profit making, advocacy charity providing information and support for adults aged 18 years and over who have experienced either a bladder problem or bowel problem or both.
The charity provides information for individuals, patients, carers and healthcare professionals.
Our fibre range Lepicol is a proud supporter of the Bladder and Bowel

 The IBS Network

The IBS Network  - support people living with irritable bowel syndrome. The chair of the IBS Network is Dr Nick Read, MA, MD, FRCP. Nick works in private practice as a gastroenterologist and psychotherapist, helping people cope with illnesses, like IBS, that have no clear cause or pathology. During a long academic career, he has held university chairs in Gastrointestinal Physiology, Human Nutrition and Integrated Medicine, published too many papers and a few books. He now devotes much of his time trying to help people understand what underlies their illnesses and how better to manage them. Our Bio-Kult range is a proud supporter of the IBS network and work with them to help support sufferers of IBS.

The National Association of Health Stores

The National Association of Health Stores was started in 1931 to represent the growing number of independent health food stores in the UK. It is the only organisation in the UK which can claim to speak for such businesses and is run entirely by independent retailers.The NAHS seeks to promote to the public the benefits of shopping in locally owned, independent health food stores and to ensure that there is a good standard of customer advice available in all its member stores. As a strong supporter of the independent healthfood trade we see this as a valuable association to be a part of and are proud to be an associate with our multistrain range Bio-Kult.


Loo of the year Awards

Everyone deserves a clean, attractive environment when they visit an 'away from home' toilet, especially if suffering from debilitating digestive health problems Our Lepicol range of products are proud to be once again supporting Loo of the Year Awards in 2013. The awards do a fantastic job in recognising those who have pride in their loos and who work tirelessly to keep public facilities in tip-top condition, ensuring that anyone needing to visit an 'away from home' toilet has a comfortable experience.