Discovering the alpine plants of Valais and their use
PhytoArk is a technology site specifically for companies whose core activity involves the commercial exploitation of natural ingredients. These companies design high value-added products in the following domains: ingredients market, the cosmetic, food, nutrition-health and the phyto-pharmacy.
This visit allows you to discover the activities of PhytoArk, Pharmalp, Agroscope and Mediplant, on the theme of the valuation of the alpine plants in cosmetics.
- Welcome at the PhytoArk
- Introduction to the theme of the alpine plants and their use
- Visit of the installations of cosmetics manufacturing, packaging and R&D
- Introduction to the company Pharmalp and its products based on alpine plants
- Visit of Mediplant and Agroscope (culture, taming, drying of plants)
- Visit of the pre-industrial platform of plant extraction at the PhytoArk
- Workshop on cosmetic creams
- Apéritif (movie about innovation in the Valais)
At the term of the visit, every participant leaves with a jar of cream which he/she will have contributed to make.