Ceapro Inc. is a Canadian biotechnology company involved in the development of proprietary extraction technology and the application of this technology to the production of extracts and active ingredients from oats and other renewable plant resources. Ceapro adds further value to its extracts by supporting their use in cosmeceutical1, nutraceutical2, and therapeutic products for humans and animals. The company also introduced health and wellness services employing CeaProve®, an innovative diabetes screening technology. The most recent initiative is the creation of Ceapro BioEnergy Inc. (CBE), a wholly-owned subsidiary that employs Ceapro's proprietary technology for the production of ethanol and other value-added products refined from secondary by-products of extraction and fermentation.
Cosmeceutical and Personal Care Applications
Ceapro's ingredients provide performance benefits that are integral to a wide range of personal care products. These active ingredients are supplied to manufacturers for use in: hair care items including shampoos, conditioners, styling aids, and colouring products; makeup for eyes, face, and lips; the full range of oral care and skin care products including sun care products; and other toiletries including deodorants and shaving products. Ceapro's products can bring value to a multiplicity of sub-segments in the personal care industry. All of the ingredients are natural and thus bio-degradable.