SBI Pharmaceuticals conducts research, development and manufacture of health products that include 5-ALA (5-Aminolevulunic acid).
5-ALA, essential in the generation of energy in our bodies and which maintains our lives, is created in various organisms including plants and animals. 5-ALA is reported to exist in various foods, and especially in fermented food.
Note: Aminolevulinic Acid phosphate can be used as food as recognized by the MHLW, which regulates the definition of foods and drugs.
Cited from presentation documents of the Second ALA Science Forum
Crown daisy (shungiku)
Tuna (red meat)
Sea bream, flounder
Horse mackerel, sardines
SBI Pharmaceuticals seeks to develop foods containing 5-ALA in combination with other materials and foods based on research results, in consideration of usability, high quality and safety.
We only supply products that pass our strict quality standards. We offer some products as Foods with Functional Claims (機能性表示食品), based on the scientific evidence.
We develop and manufacture drugs and foods. Consequently, we pay serious attention to quality and safety. We manufacture food with 5-ALA in factories certified with Food GMP (good manufacturing practice) in Japan and the U.S.A under the proper supervision by manufacturing and quality management.