With greater transparency and the focus on simpler products with fewer artificial additives taking “clean label” to the next level. The market segments of natural shelf-life ingredients are clearly defined, and all are subject to a high growth trend.
Because we understand that food shelf-life needs vary, so we have built the richest portfolio of diverse and complementary brands to offer a perfect choice of natural shelf-life solutions to our global clients.

For 14 years, Handary has close cooperation with various food producers and has accumulated a vast number of case studies, which enable us to quickly propose initial products to the new demands from our clients and keep us up to the trend in the market. Handary uses natural raw materials minimally processed to get simple and familiar shelf-life ingredients.

Dr. Yudi YANG
Production Director


Antimicrobial is used to prevent biological deterioration by inhibiting or killing unwanted bacteria, yeasts and molds throughout the food shelf life. At Handary, we focus on producing antimicrobials which are natural, safe and effective, responding to the growing demand from consumers for natural solutions, stringent national food safety legislation and the need from food manufacturers to protect their brands. The functionality of individual antimicrobials is defined by the types of microorganism they target (including but not limited to yeast and mold, Gram-positive and Gram-negative spoilage bacteria and pathogens) in a variety of foods and beverages. The main antimicrobial products are spanned into 12 categories as below:

1 Natap®/Natadex®/Natalac®/Natanacl™ Natamycin
2 Epolyly® e-Polylysine
3 NisinA® / NisinZ® Vegetal Nisin
4 Lyscoh® Lysozyme
5 Befresh™ Protective cultures
6 Proteria® Cultured sugar and vinegar
7 Plantéria® Fruits extracts
8 Chitoly® Mushroom chitosan
Mushria® Mushroom extracts
9 Fixolor® Cultured vegetables
10 Phagex™ Bacteriophage
11 Antimix® Antimicrobial blends
12 Bioflimix™ Antibiofilm cocktails


Oxidation is one of the major causes of quality deterioration in food. Oxidative deterioration in any type of food is manifested in form of discoloration, development of off-flavor, formation of toxic compounds, poor shelf-life, nutrient and drip losses. At Handary, we provide a group of natural antioxidant extracts under the brand of Guardox™ that effectively prevent oxidation and minimize changes in taste, odour, color, texture, and nutrient that can meet the consumer demands of clean-label, The main antioxidant products include:

1 Guardox™ BL Bamboo leaf extract
2 Guardox™ OE Olive pulp extract
3 Guardox™ AE Acerola extract
4 Guardox™ RA Rosemary extract (Rosmarinic acid)
5 Guardox™ GT Green tea extract
6 Guardox™ CA Rosemary extract (Carnosic acid)
7 Guardox™ TG Palmitoylated Green Tea Extract


Fresh-keepers are used to keep food fresh by controlling moisture migration, stale texture, enzymatic browning, color loss and nutrient loss. At Handary, we provide a variety of natural fresh-keeping substances derived from plant extraction and microbial fermentation. The individual functionalities of the fresh-keepers have been identified to facilitate different food applications, including:

1 Antibräun™ Anti-browning agents
2 White Fiber™ Moisture retention fibers
3 Trehalox™ Crystal trehalose
4 TGzyme™ Transglutaminase


Shelf-life extenders are all-natural range of tailored blends used to increase the shelf-life of foods by stabilizing multi-deteriorating factors or inhibiting multi-spoilage factors. Combinations of selected ingredients create optimal functionality for a broad assortment of food and beverage applications. Handary’s tailored blends draw on a comprehensive toolbox of natural protective ingredients, which maximise their synergies to address consumer needs. They result in end products that are fresh, tasty, appealing, healthy and safe, including:

1 Shelfex® Shelf-life extender
2 Koatilm™ Biocoating
3 Antipack® Active antimicrobial film