About Us

NaturalSpecialities is a business line of Ajinomoto Bio-Pharma Services and the Belgian affiliate of the Ajinomoto Group companies, which operate more than 100 manufacturing facilities ans supporting offices globally.

The NaturalSpecialities business was started more than 70 years ago, when our first extraction plant was built on the Wetteren site. Our highly skilled and experienced chemists specialize in the extraction, purification and hemi-synthesis of botanicals, as well as fermentation derived products.

Since 1947, NaturalSpecialities has been producing tannins for various industries from brewing, wine and food flavours, to textiles, nutraceuticals and cosmetics.

Today, NaturalSpecialities is the leading producer of polyphenol in throughout world.

Our current range of products include :

  • Gallotannins / tannic acids
  • Grape seed extract
  • Wood tannins

In addition to our own product range, we offer as well contract manufacturing. Please visit our CMO homepage for more information.