Disruptive nutritional innovation for promoting gut and immune health
Utilizing punicic acid (PUA), our PUA-based product, Pervida Immune, is the first product in our brand Pervida™, a product line containing scientifically sound natural ingredients. Through focused execution, innovative proprietary technology with strong IP, and committed leadership, Pervida™ connects science and healthy lifestyles. Pervida™ is anchored on innovation, naturally occurring products, scientifically proven health benefits, the highest safety standards, and quality control to generate foods and beverages that improve health and well-being.
What is the problem?
Gut health is one of the most frequent reasons to consult a physician. Thus, it is key for overall health and wellness. A poorly functioning digestive system can lead to Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), heartburn, and a weakened immune system. It is understood that gut health impacts overall well being. Also, a weak immune system can lead to increased risk for infection and cancer.
Why is PUA of interest?
Pervida Immune is our first PUA-based product consisting of a beverage fortified with natural pomegranate seed oil, which generally regarded as safe (GRAS) and contains PUA. Pervida Immune will support the immune system and help maintain gut health The significance of Pervida Immuneis based on three main key points:
Pervida™ is looking for a commercial partner or VC investment for the final stages of product development of Pervida Immune. Given the advanced stage of development of Pervida Immune, we are raising $1.2M to perform a clinical trial and launch to the market by Q4 2016. This asset would be of interest for either B2B (to sell or incorporate the food ingredient in current products to be able to make the claim of digestive and immune health boosting) or B2C (open to partnerships to add value to certain brands by providing our products).