Subcritical extraction


Grinding is done on the raw material.


Extraction by subcritical water.


Evaporation, under vacuum, to concentrate the extract.


Spray by atomization or vacuum drying.

An innovative environmentally friendly process

Exinnov uses a unique and patented subcritical water extraction process that goes deep into plants to recover highly active substances.

This innovative and environmentally friendly process does not use alcoholic or toxic solvents and reduces water consumption up to ten times compared to a conventional process, thus protecting the most precious of our resources.

Exinnov is equipped with cutting edge production devices: an extruder capable of extracting in subcritical water, a hydrogenator, a spraying tower, filtration and ultrafiltration units, a vacuum evaporator We can carry out all types of custom extracts (dry and liquid extracts, hydroglycerin extracts, floral waters, vegetable butters and waxes), including plant sourcing, but also contract farming, thanks to strong partnerships with recognized players in the supply of quality plants.


Extracts acclaimed by consumers.

Exinnov add values to French academic research by integrating in its development the most promising research programs and by combining the knowledge of the TOURNAY family, active in the field of plant extraction for more than 25 years. Acquired in 2018, the plant located in Melle has been the subject of numerous investments to develop and produce innovative extracts concentrated in active compounds.

Switch to eco-friendly extracts.

Consumption patterns are evolving more and more towards natural and organic products. Exinnov offers you the opportunity to play a leading role in this change.

We offer a wide range of plant extracts, focused on locally grown plants like vine and pine, for extracts rich in polyphenols, or plants from more distant origins like our extracts of ginger, harpagophytum, desmodium recognized for their health properties. We always guarantee the traceability of our products.


Checks and analysis

Rigorous quality control.

At Exinnov, each batch is released following rigorous checks. Our modern laboratory allows us to perform advanced analysis. Equipped with state-of-the-art equipment, we guarantee the content of active molecules in our extracts and carry out a bacteriological control on each production meeting the most demanding standards. Choosing Exinnov extracts guarantees a quality extract for your customers and a healthy product for the consumer.

Food supplements, Cosmetics, Animal feed, Biocontrol.

Our plant extracts in powders or liquid extracts can be used for food supplements, cosmetics and animal health products. We can adapt to specific demands, to facilitate the integration of our extracts into your formulations, in dry or liquid form.