Plant extraction expert and
supplier of cosmetic active ingredients

With 50 years of experience, Berkem has become an expert in plant extraction thanks to its R&D knowledge and industrial tools.

A French-based company, Berkem is specialized in the extraction of active ingredients from plants, particularly polyphenols, for the cosmetic and food industries. The company controls all stages of development from laboratory research to industrial manufacturing thanks to its R&D, analysis and application laboratories, and the quality assurance department. Moreover, our industrial site, which comprises 50,000 square meters of space, is ISO 9001 and ISO 22000 certified. We can also provide Ecocert, Halal and Kosher certifications.

Our product offer is based on:

  • Ranges of active ingredients, extracted from plants, in phase with market trends and demands.
  • The development of tailor-made extracts, which specifically meet the needs of both customers and consumers.

Independence, responsibility, pragmatism, innovation and responsiveness are the company’s key drivers.

Since 2014, Berkem USA has supported the commercial development of our cosmetic active ingredients on the US market thanks to a direct sales force. All the plant-derived ingredients are formulated, created and manufactured in France. We provide quality products developed with highly controlled extraction processes. Thanks to our expertise, we are able to offer active ingredients with a full package of efficiency tests (in vitro, ex vivo and in vivo tests), technical data (such as tolerance test results, toxicity evaluation), regulatory status requirements, formulation tips, etc.

Using strong established relationships with US industrial customers, Berkem USA strives for continuous improvement of quality, service and innovative active ingredients.

Contact us

If you need more information or if you have questions about Berkem or our products, feel free to contact us using the form below:

Contact us

If you need more information or if you have questions about Berkem or our products, feel free to contact us using the form below:

BOTANYKEM™

Range of botanical extracts and floral waters derived from Nature’s treasures: exotic and traditional plants, carefully selected from the four corners of the world with several benefits for face, body and hair.

Polynektars®

Unique range of active ingredients, 100% plant-origin and with high polyphenol content, offering a variety of benefits: complexion-brightening, lightening, anti-redness, soothing, etc.

Berkemyol®

Range of stabilized plant polyphenols (patented), with powerful anti-aging and antioxidant properties, extracted from maritime pine, cocoa, potentilla and green tea.

Background

Our commitments

Innovate with strong R&D knowledge and a responsible, ethical approach

Our high-performance industrial tools make it possible to achieve high extraction yields and levels of pureness. They guarantee high-added value products rich in active compounds. Moreover, green chemistry is an integral part of our philosophy: the extraction processes set up have been developed to minimize our environmental impact by limiting energy and solvent consumption. And, all the plant raw materials sourced for our product ranges are selected to combine performance and efficiency, respect biodiversity and add value to the plants used.