ProVen Probiotics Story

1994
Cultech established
Cultech was established in 1994 and quickly became internationally recognised as both an innovator and premium quality manufacturer within the nutritional supplement industry.
1994
Lab4 first production of probiotics in 2004 - ProVen Probiotics
2004
Lab4 probiotics colonised
Lab4 and Lab4b are lactic acid bacteria (LAB) and bifidobacteria that have been isolated from the gut microbiota of healthy humans and then screened for appropriate probiotic characteristics, ranging from resistance to stomach and bile acids, to robust capability for large-scale in-vitro cultivation and commercialisation.
2004
First clinical trials were undertaken in 2004 - ProVen Probiotics
2004
First Lab4 clinical trial
The first clinical study using the Lab4 friendly bacteria was the Cambridge Clostridium difficile Study. This randomised, double-blind, placebo controlled study was designed to provide evidence that supplementing with Lab4 probiotics while taking antibiotics can prevent the incidence of antibiotic associated C. difficile diarrhoea (CDAD).
2004
Launch of our global ProVen Probiotics brand in 2012
2012
ProVen Probiotics launched
After almost 10 years of research (including five major clinical trials) and having sold Lab4 Probiotics to a number of major probiotics resellers around the world, Dr Nigel Plummer launches his own brand, ProVen Probiotics.
2012
ProVen Probiotics launches in stores across the UK in 2012
2012
Proven Probiotics available in store
Following launch in 2012, ProVen Probiotics were available to buy via independent pharmacies and health stores throughout the UK.
2012
ProVen Probiotics hires its first in-house nutritionist in 2014
2014
In house nutritionist hired
The expansion of the ProVen brand and increase in enquiries from customers necessitated an expert to help with technical information. Adrienne Benjamin, registered Nutritional Therapist, joined the ProVen team in November 2014.
2014
ProVen Probiotics Fit for School probiotic product launch in 2014
2014
Fit for school product launch
ProVen Probiotics launched their Fit for School chewable tablets in 2014 following research using this product. The research study (known as ProChild) was published in 2015 and Fit for School stick packs were launched the same year.
2014
ProVen Probiotics UK website launched online in 2015
2015
Proven launches online
ProVen Probiotics was first sold online in 2015 - making the whole range and all related information available in one online space.
2015
ProVen Probiotics on sale in Boots health stores
2016
Proven on sale in boots
Launch of our probiotics product range in every Boots store within the UK.
2016
ProVen Probiotics on sale in Holland and Barrett
2017
Proven on sale in Holland and Barrett
Launch of our probiotics product range in every Holland & Barrett store within the UK.
2017
Four new ProVen products launched in 2017
2017
Four new proven products launched
2017 saw the launch of four brand new ProVen Probiotics products to broaden the product range to 18. The new products were Women's Lactobacillus & Bifidus with Cranberry, Acidophilus & Bifidus with Digestive Enzymes, CardioPro and Adult Acidophilus & Bifidus- 50 Billion.
2017
On-site probiotic suite built in 2018 at ProVen Probiotics
2018
Brand new probiotic suite built
In 2018 we completed our brand new state-of-the-art probiotics production suite at our site in Port Talbot in South Wales. The facility will help to take our probiotics manufacture and development to the next level and to ensure that we are able to continuing growing into the future.
2018
New ProVen Probiotics website launched in 2019
2019
New proven website launch
Launch of our new interactive website. Delivering more engaging content whilst continuing to serve our expanded range of probiotic products. More story, more products and more on brand. We look forward to continuing the journey with you.
2019
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