Hosoda Nutritional

Hosoda Nutritional is a part of Hosoda SHC, a Japanese family company established in 1952. Located in Fukui Prefecture, the company operates in four different business areas, focusing on food industries, medical supplies and natural functional ingredients.

Hosoda Nutritional has a long history in Indonesia, focusing on natural ingredients from Java. Thanks to a strong local presence with three regional collection centers and with the new extraction plant in Bandung, Hosoda Nutritional is in a perfect position to source valuable ingredients across Southeast Asia. The final processing and quality assurance take place in Japan, whence products are distributed for the global supplement and cosmetic industries. Hosoda Nutritional is working together with the Indonesian Agricultural Association and local farmers in Indonesia growing the melinjo. This cooperation guarantees full traceability for the ingredient, making it possible to identify the specific farmer and field that have supplied the raw material. This cooperation also guarantees stable revenue to farmers in the form of higher prices for melinjo.

About Melinjo Resveratrol
Melinjo Dimer Resveratrol is a natural resveratrol extracted from the seeds of the melinjo, Gnetum gnemon. Melinjo seed contains an abundance of resveratrol (stilbenoid) mainly in form of dimers (Gnetin C). This small tree is native to Southeast Asia, and melinjo is the common Indonesian name for the plant. The product originates from the island of Java in Indonesia. Each production lot leaving the factory in Japan, where the product is standardized, can be traced back to a single farmer and field in Indonesia.

Hosoda Nutritional is the only company supplying Melinjo Dimer Resveratrol to the Japanese and global supplement markets. In the United States, Hosoda Nutritional is working to get self-affirmed GRAS, and this work is expected to be finalized during this year. Hosoda Nutritional has been granted a U.S. patent for Melinjo Dimer Resveratrol; the patent number is US8067036 B2.

B&D Nutritional Ingredients is proud to represent this fine product as part of their premier portfolio of natural ingredients.


Melinjo Resveratrol

  • Melinjo Resveratrol 20% Dimer Resveratrol