Original source of this article: Focus Online, May 8, 2020: https://bit.ly/3cnXaPs
Many people supplement an often unbalanced diet with nutritional supplements in order to supply their body with all important vitamins, minerals and trace elements in the most optimal way. PM-International is one of the leading European companies in the field of nutritional supplements, selling the products under its own brand FitLine®. Many consumers ask themselves whether the FitLine® products are safe. Publicly appointed and sworn expert for Pharmaceuticals, food and nutritional supplements Dr. Jürgen Reimann provides an answer to this question by talking about his experiences in the following video. The following article reveals what role the expert plays for the family business and what distinguishes it from other companies.
FitLine® Experiences – who is Dr. Jürgen Reimann?
Dr. Jürgen Reimann is a pharmacist who has been working as a publicly appointed and sworn expert for the declaration of pharmaceuticals, food, nutritional supplements and Novel Food for more than 20 years. For a long time he was one of a few experts in this field in Germany, which presented a particular challenge. The expert also focuses on plant nutrients. Dr. Reimann conducts national and international research on active ingredients and ingredients and is involved in the new development of formulations and entire product concepts in the field of nutritional supplements and dietetic foods. In addition, he assesses claims for nutritional supplements and dietetic foods and critically evaluates claims that are applied for at the EFSA (European Food Safety Authority). Furthermore, he regularly gives lectures, writes publications and was a lecturer at the University of Munich and University of Regensburg.
Dr. Reimann has been working as a consultant for PM-International for 15 years and is a member of the Scientific Experts Team. This board combines the know-how and experience of 19 specialists from the fields of medicine, nutritional science and bio- and food chemistry and is a unique institution for a company in the beauty and wellness sector. The bundled expertise ensures that FitLine® products meet the highest quality standards from the formulation to the production process and satisfy the expectations of the customers. Dr. Reimann’s responsibility is to comply with the legal provisions of the German and European legal framework. “All FitLine® products that are manufactured by PM-International are absolutely safe and legal”, confirms the expert.
How PM-International differentiates itself from the competition
Founded in 1993, PM-International AG develops and markets high-quality, premium and mostly patented nutritional supplements and cosmetics through its own brand FitLine® in more than 40 countries worldwide. In addition, there are the cosmetic lines FitLine® skin and FitLine® med. The products are exclusively available through the online shop, sales partners or in direct sales centers.
The nutritional supplements are characterized by the nutrient transport concept (NTC®). It delivers the nutrients exactly when they are needed and where they are needed – to the cellular level. PM-Internationals own research department is also continuously working on new formulas to further improve the bioavailability of FitLine® products, based on the latest and proven findings of research and science. The company has registered around 70 patents.
Furthermore, PM-International cooperates with several renowned universities and institutes such as the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) and the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria in the area of basic and applied research.
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Quality and safety of the products is top priority
PM-International sets the highest standards for quality and safety in production too. The products are manufactured according to the strict GMP guidelines applicable in the pharmaceutical industry and the ingredients used are carefully selected and processed beforehand.
In order to guarantee a consistently high product quality, PM-International has its products continuously and independently tested by the TÜV SÜD ELAB. By scanning the QR code on the product packaging, the product consumer is taken directly to the TÜV SÜD ELAB website where he can view the analyses. This transparency sets the family-owned company apart from its competitors.
PM-International is also a founding partner of the Kölner Liste®, an initiative from the field of sports which lists nutritional supplements that present a minimized risk of contamination from banned substances. Thus, the direct sales company actively supports more safety and transparency in popular and professional sports. All FitLine® nutritional supplements are listed on the Cologne List®.
With more than 600 million FitLine® products sold worldwide, PM-International is one of the largest European direct sales companies in the health, wellness and beauty sector. One of the cornerstones of its success: The family-owned company, founded in Germany, goes far beyond compliance with established standards in terms of product quality and safety. As a result, many top athletes regularly use the high-quality FitLine® products. Within the framework of a sports marketing concept that is unique to date, PM-International cooperates with, among others, the German, Austrian and Polish Ski Associations (DSV, ÖSV, PZN), the German Ice Hockey Association (DEB), the German Cyclists’ Federation (BDR), the German Athletics Association (DLV), the national association Swiss Sliding (including bobsleigh), the Swiss and Luxembourg Handball Associations (SHV, FLH) and the Luxembourg Basketball Federation (FLBB).