Pineapple: usage in Cosmetics and Skincare industries

Thailand considered as a one of the leading countries in growing Pineapples. This fruit has become very popular for consumption, because of its delicious flavor and high concentration of various nutrients, which are beneficial for the body. Pineapple is a great source of biological substances (Bioactive Compound), vitamins such as Calcium, Phosphorus, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Citric Acid, Malic Acid and Minerals. Advanced research (Deep Biotechnology) of the pineapple has revealed the presence of another important substance – Bromelain.

Bromelain Extract from pineapples is a compound of glycoprotein, with the ability to catalyze the hydrolysis of peptides, amides, esters of amino acids and peptides, and also accelerates the casein digestion process. Bromelain extract strengthen the digestive system, inhibits platelet aggregation, dissolves blood clots, and reduces the occurrence of diseases caused by thrombosis in the blood vessels, such as blood vessels, etc. Many potential antioxidant properties were also identified in Bromelain, such as stimulation of anti-inflammatory substances production for the inflammation reduction.

The nutritional advantages of Bromelain Extract can be utilized for varies purposes, including cosmetic and skincare production.

Quality Plus reveals the value and a high potential of Thai plants and passionate about its further research. With this interest in advanced research, the company cooperated with the Kasetsart Agricultural and Agro-Industrial Product Improvement Institute, Kasetsart University to research the active ingredients derived from pineapples to the global beauty industry.


Why is it a Bromelain Extract from pineapples?

Today natural extracts that does not cause allergies or irritation is on the high demand in the beauty and cosmetic industries. Bromelain Extract from pineapples is an innovative natural ingredient, that successfully passed through various studies, researches and experiments to confirm its suitability for use in skincare and cosmetic products.

It is laboratory proved that Bromelain extract has not any toxicity effects to the skin cells. Bromelain extract helps gently exfoliate old skin layer and stimulates the creation of new skin cells, reduces dark spots, reduces dullness and has various antioxidant properties.


Properties of Pineapple Bromelain Extract

  • Whitening
  • Reduced Dark Spots
  • Anti-Inflammatory
Reduce dark spots

Utilization of Pineapple Bromelain Extract

  • Cosmetic industry: Bromelain extract from pineapple can be developed into a variety of products such as whitening, anti-acne, face polish (gentle exfoliation products), and many more.
  • Food Supplementary Industry: With the ability to degrade peptide proteins, Bromelain extract from pineapples can be developed into a various types of dietary supplements, like supplements to improve digestion efficiency.
  • Medicine Industry: Bromelain extract from pineapples has the properties to reduce platelet aggregation, inhibits platelet aggregation, reduces inflammation from surgical wounds, inhibits the pathology of the disease occurring in the arteries. Therefore, it can be studied for further development in the pharmaceutical industry, for making drugs that help in wound healing, reduce inflammation, help digest food etc.
  • Food Industry: Bromelain extract from pineapples has the ability to cut protein bonds, and peptide degradation. That properties can be utilized in food production industries such as beer, wine, bread or cheese etc.

Further development of Bromelain extract from pineapples

At present, Quality Plus has developed the research into the utilization of Bromelain Extract in collaboration with leading research institutes from different countries like Canada, Brazil, Japan. If you are interested in joint investment to develop research with Quality Plus in the form of developing commercial patent in the field of extracts and branded products under your own brand, please contact us.