Amino Acids
Quality Amino Acids for Every Application

An Amino Acid Supplier You Can Rely On

Prinova’s inventory of food-grade amino acids is the largest and most comprehensive in the world. Whether you need solutions for nutrition applications, flavour, pet food or animal feed, you can count on us for the highest quality ingredients. Our range includes branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs), essential amino acids (EAAs), and non-essential amino acids (NEAAs). We only source from suppliers we trust, and you can depend on us for complete traceability and transparency, as well as reliable and consistent supply. Benefit from our application expertise and let us help you create amino acid-rich products that align perfectly with key consumer trends.  



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Amino Acids for Human Nutrition

The human body needs amino acids for vital functions like hormone synthesis and muscle recovery. We offer a range of BCAAs, EAAs and NEAAs for sport, performance and lifestyle nutrition, including custom blends as well as single ingredients. We also offer amino acids that are ideal for your infant nutrition formulations. 

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Pet Food and Animal Feed

We are a leading amino acid supplier to the pet food and animal feed industries. Our wide range of high-quality solutions for pet food includes taurine for cat food, and all the amino acids you need to create fully enriched pet nutrition products. Additionally, we provide a range of feed-grade amino acids for livestock animals.


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Amino Acids for Flavour Production

Our amino acids can also be used in flavour production. Depending on how they are deployed in the Maillard Reaction process they can deliver umami and savoury flavours, as well as sweet flavour bases. For pet food applications our amino acids are also by producers of palatability-enhancers, also known as palatants, that deliver meaty flavours to encourage food acceptance rates.

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Amino Acids for Personal Care

As the building-blocks of all proteins, amino acids are essential for skin health. The inclusion of our amino acids in your personal care and cosmetic applications can offer various benefits — hydration, cellular repair, and stimulation of collagen production, to name a few.

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Branched-Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs)

Branched-Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs) have a unique molecular structure that promotes muscle growth, delivers improved exercise performance, and reduces levels of fatigue. Working with trusted suppliers across the world, we can offer you BCAAs as single ingredients or blends. We also produce our own blends to custom ratios, so we can guarantee the exact specifications you need for your product every time. Think of us as your one-stop amino acid shop.

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We offer Essential Amino Acids as single ingredients or blended to custom ratios. Our custom blends are perfect for sports and lifestyle nutrition applications, where they offer benefits for tissue growth and nutrient absorption, among others. 

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Non-Essential Amino Acids

We stock an extensive range of NEAAs – from the best known to the less familiar. They provide benefits for digestion, metabolism and tissue health, making them a great choice in a range of human and animal nutrition applications. 

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Vegan Amino Acids

Offering a range of health and taste benefits, and suitable for multiple applications, our vegan amino acids are the perfect way to tap into the plant-based trend. 

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Product Development Solutions for Amino Acids

Additional customisation is possible with our added-value amino acids, which we have developed to help you overcome common formulation challenges. They deliver a range of functional benefits, with solutions available to improve key factors such as flavour and solubility, among others.

We also offer custom options including market-ready-blends and tailored amino acid premixes that will complement your production set-up perfectly. Our experts can help you minimise overages, ensure content uniformity, and maximise potency in your finished product. Whether you’re looking to improve performance, mouthfeel, or solubility, we have the solution.

As experts in particle size management, we offer dedicated solutions that can help you eliminate many of the technical challenges associated with amino acids. Our micronised AAs deliver rapid, and total, solubility in powdered beverage applications, improving texture, mouthfeel and consumer appeal.  We also offer an agglomeration process for coating and dispersibility solutions, and granulation options for tablets and capsules. Whatever you need, Prinova’s experts will work closely with you to identify the ideal particle size for your formulation.