Snail mucus, a complex composition and unique properties

The mucus of snail is secreted by the supra-pedal glands of the foot of the snail. This biological substance is made up of many active molecules (allantoin, elastin, glycolic acid, hyaluronic acid, peptides…), and covers the whole body of the snail. Its properties are numerous and were in particular studied by the researchers of the university of Ferrara (Italy). Here are its principal properties: Bio-adhesive: […]

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

As you may know, last month we launched a new food ingredient dedicated to intestinal comfort: Helidigest. Helidigest has been formulated to help reducing the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).  We therefore wrote this article to give you more details about the IBS.    What is the irritable bowel syndrome?    It is a chronic gastrointestinal disorder characterized by attered motor skills (constipation, diarrhea) and intestinal sensitivity (abdominal pain). The causes are […]

BIO Certificate

After initiating the process of obtaining organic certification a few months ago, we are proud to have received our BIO certification on April 12, 2021 for “nutritional products extracted from the snail”. It is thanks to the seriousness of our suppliers, our partners, the rigor of our traceability and our quality controls that we could obtain this certification. Two of our ingredients will now be […]

Partnership between HPE Ingredients and Helix Pharma

Helix Pharma is an Italian company resulting from the collaboration between Alessandro Colognesi, agricultural entrepreneur specialized in heliculture, and Claudio Trapella, researcher at the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences of the University of Ferrare. Since snail mucus has many properties (antibacterial, healing, antiviral, antifungal, etc.), the two friends wanted to value it in order to use this secretion in cosmetics, medical devices and in food supplements. […]

New Product : Cardiolix

CARDIOLIX ensures a complete action on the cardiovascular sphere HPE Ingredients is launching a new food ingredient: CARDIOLIX. This new concept is 100% of natural origin and is designed for cardiovascular care. CARDIOLIX is a unique formula that combines bioactive peptides extracted from snails, standardized aged black garlic and vitamin B1. The inhibitory activity of Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) associated with the anti-inflammatory and antioxidant […]

Back after FI Europe 2019 at Paris

    We are happy to be a part of world’s leading food and beverage platform « Food Ingredients Europe 2019 » held in Paris from 3rd to 5 December. This trade fair is a source for over 27000 visitors and 1700 exhibitors, who exhibited the latest and most innovative food & beverage ingredients from all over the world.     HPE ingredients is delighted to be […]

FIE 2019 event in Paris

HPE ingredients will be an exhibitor at FIE 2019 in Paris from 3rd December to 5th December at the stand 6H83. As you know , HPE ingredients is one of the innovative manufacturers of Health & Nutrition ingredients extracted from the biotechnological potential of the snail. In 2019 : we have launched 2 new ingredients : HELIDERM : A snail extract for beauty from within HELITEIN : Snail proteins […]

Coming back from Vietnam

We are happy to be invited by our partner in Vietnam  to participate in the two customer seminars, which was successfully organised in Hanoi (on 27th August 2019) and Ho Chi Minh city (on 29th August 2019). Our distributor has been operating in the industries of pharmaceuticals, dietary supplements and cosmetics. He has two offices in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, more than 75 staff and […]

HELIDERM: A Snail extract for Beauty from within

HPE ingredients produced a Nutri cosmetic ingredients ” HELIDERM” that reduces the appearance of wrinkles and could improve your skin’s health. “A snail extract for beauty from within” Cosmetics—makeup, creams, fragrances—have been around for thousands of years. Ancient Egyptian and Roman women famously caked on lead-based foundation. (Lead, a metal, can cause nerve, muscle and organ damage.) But surely lead-laden cosmetics have been phased out […]