Orchidali is an independent consulting and training company specialised in nutrition.
Since 2009, Orchidali has been supporting large, medium and small companies in the valorisation of the nutritional quality as well as wellness effects of their products:
Our consultancy services range from the definition of your strategy in nutrition to the delivery of tailor-made scientific communication tools compliant with the regulatory requirements.
* Including functional foods
“When feeding is health” is the raison d’être of our company and we share the definition of health according to the World Health Organisation:
“Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity”.1
Orchidali works on the relationships between feeding and all health aspects including safety issues, eating behaviour, psychological aspects and effects on metabolism and body functions. We believe in a holistic approach of Nutrition including public health, environmental sustainability, food science and processing, and physiology to satisfy all the increasingly demanding needs of the consumers. We believe in robust science-based argumentations to drive innovation and success.
1 Preamble to the Constitution of the World Health Organization (1946).
Our mission is to stand by our customers at each stage of the implementation of a strategy in nutrition, from analysis of the state of the art to development of tailor-made scientific communication tools. We provide:
The Orchidali team provides skills and expertise in sciences, nutrition, health, and food quality. Based on our regulatory and scientific experience, we identify nutrition communication opportunities.
PhD in biochemistry
Scientific Affairs Manager
Orchidali helps you define and implement an action plan for promoting nutritional and health properties of your food products. The plan aims at ensuring the ongoing growth and development of your business while taking into account quality of the scientific evidence behind the product and regulatory constraints.
Orchidali organises interactive training sessions about the regulatory context related to nutrition and health claims and information to consumers for marketing people or developers. The aim of these sessions is to provide the basic understanding of the goals of the Regulations. To catch the attention of the participants, we illustrate the requirements with practical cases adapted to your products and market.
Orchidali can also organise session on Nutrition and well-being that are parts of your Corporate Social Responsibility action plan. The aim of these sessions are to raise the awareness of your collaborators for food, diet, physical activity.
Some examples of our achievement
|SCIENTIFIC LEAFLETS / NEWS|
|CEDUS Scientific Department (French sugar professional association) performs a scientific watch and disseminates Nutrition news, regarding sugar and carbohydrates…|
|Mondelēz International, Inc took the opportunity of the 12th European Nutrition Conference to organise a scientific workshop for providing the most recent state of the art on slowly digestible starch and its health interest…|
|You are looking for a novel axis of research, taking into account the potential competing companies, from a database of thousands of documents…|
|SCIENTIFIC LITERATURE REVIEW|
|You want to know the state of the art regarding a scientific question like the relationship between a food or a constituent and a body function…|
|The Grap’Sud sales representatives need synthetic leaflets introducing the extracts and their health properties in order to communicate to the clients…|
|You would like to submit an application for authorisation of a health claim to be scientifically validated by the European Food Safety Authority.|
Orchidali works with a network of independent experts to provide acute answers to your needs. We meet the experts and update our expertise by attending congresses in Nutrition and Health. We follow the last trends in innovation and development by attending Ingredient Exhibition Show.
We can also respond to specific requests of our clients based on the expertise of selected external partners:
Orchidali is a member of Synadiet, the French food supplement Association, the competitive cluster Terralia, the business network Plato and the French scientific network Fonds Français pour l’Alimentation et la Santé.
Dans le cadre des Etats Généraux de l’Alimentation, la Fondation Daniel et Nina Carasso publie un recueil des projets qu’elle soutient.Tous ces
This summer EFSA published several documents: A Public consultation regarding the update of guidance on health claims related to antioxidants, oxidative damage
Le 28 Août, Le Ministre de l’Agriculture et de l’Alimentation a lancé les ateliers des EGAlim lors d’une conférence de presse. Quatorze
Many definitions already exist for whole-grain food, in line with the diversity of products containing cereals. In order to develop guidance on