Kensing, a manufacturer of Natural Vitamin E, Plant Sterols and high-purity surfactants, and a portfolio company of One Rock Capital Partners (One Rock), has acquired Vitae Naturals (Vitae), a producer of Plant Sterol Esters and Non-GMO Natural Vitamin E derivatives for the food, nutrition and skin care end-markets.
Founded in 2000 in Talavera de la Reina, Spain, Vitae Naturals manufactures Plant Sterol Esters under the Vitasterol brand and Natural Vitamin E derivatives under the Vitapherole brand. Plant Sterol Esters have been clinically proven to naturally lower cholesterol and help fight heart disease when added to margarine spreads, yogurts, and supplements. Natural Vitamin E derivatives are primarily used in vitamin supplements and as natural antioxidants in food and cosmetic applications. Vitae Naturals serves a large set of global customers in more than 40 countries across five continents.