1921 to 2021: One hundred years of Botanical Excellence
A journey of discovery, research and sustainability
Journey through time to understand how Indena’s steadfast focus and commitments to health and sustainability transform nature’s plants into something that may provide powerful and useful benefits both for the phytochemical culture and for human health at large.
The company that will first become Inverni Della Beffa and later Indena is created. The founders' vision sets the new paradigm in the production of botanical extracts.
Quality, scientific inspiration and rigour, industrial approach: these are the pillars that allow the company to stand out on the Italian market.
Luigi Della Beffa, son of the founder Biagio Alberto Della Beffa, enters the company. Manufacture of finished medicinal products begins, based on the company's own plant derivatives.
Milan becomes the hub of the company's activity, with new headquarters and a new plant.
Inverni Della Beffa develops Indena, INdustria DErivati NAturali. Pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals are the reference markets, all over the world.
Luigi Della Beffa and his vision: business relations at international level and a new plant in Settala, a model of innovation, with cutting-edge facilities and laboratories.
Research is increasingly a strategic pillar for Indena's leadership. New international plants and commercial branches open. Benedetto and Biagio Della Beffa, both sons of Luigi Della Beffa, join the company.
Nutraceuticals become more and more important and scientifically recognized. Indena captures market shares with multicomponent plant extracts.
Cutting-edge technological innovations are introducted in the Settala plant, for a sophisticated CDMO - Contract Development and Manufactuing Organization activity.
Indena develops Phytosome, a revolutionary delivery system to improve absorption and effectiveness of botanical extracts.
Innovation and implementation of the most advanced technologies, research on new products and personalized applications, quality and sustainability: this is Indena's vision for the next 200 years.