About Us

Alimentarius has established itself as a leading specialist in health claims and the science of functional foods and nutraceuticals. Uniquely the company has a proven track record in successfully defending functional foods and nutraceutical products against action by UK and EU regulatory authorities. Founded in 2003, the company was specifically established to allow functional food companies to meet the increasing challenges posed by national and European food regulations.

Within two years Alimentarius Ltd. had gained an enviable reputation by consistently providing cost effective and practical solutions to regulatory problems. Industry bodies, raw ingredient manufacturers and producers of finished products quickly recognised the value of our thorough scientific approach. As a consequence, Alimentarius was asked to extended its’ services to cover food law, scientific writing and research trials. Our work includes position statements for the European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance (ESSNA) and major functional food manufactures; ingredient safety dossiers; scientific contributions to the Health Food Manufacturers Association (HFMA) and government debates on food.

Academic rigor, coupled with commercial acumen, are central to our success and is delivered by a team of PhD level scientists and medical doctors with nutrition expertise. Alimentarius has a unique scientific library comprising of many thousands of authorative nutrition texts, some dating back to the 1920s. These include scientific monographs, books, position statements and seminal nutrition papers; which provide our clients’ with significant time and cost savings when compiling scientific reports. Many of these documents are not available online, or are out of print; despite this they often hold the scientific data needed to address current regulatory issues. Our extensive scientific and regulatory database has allowed us to successfully defend clients in areas such as food safety, food law and health claims. The scientific approach used by Alimentarius, and our detailed understanding of legal and regulatory compliance has saved our clients millions of Euros. By choosing Alimentarius you enjoy the benefits of our expertise, providing a proven track record to success.