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about sirio

Who we are

From the first softgels manufactured by SIRIO Pharma Co. in 1993 to SIRIO’s expansion into the USA and Europe, explore the milestones in SIRIO Europe’s history that have led to the organisation’s position at the forefront of dietary supplement development.

Our history

SIRIO Europe has a rich history spanning over 25 years. Pushing the boundaries of pharmaceutical development since 1992, SIRIO has unrivalled experience in manufacturing high quality gummies and softgels and creating innovative solutions for its clients, championing quality and compliance at all times.

  • Foundation of Sirio Pharma Co., Ltd.; started with the production of soft gels.
  • Sirio starts contract manufacturing service of dietary suppliments
  • Sirio is awarded GMP Certification for dietary supplements.
  • Started production of nutraceutical gummies, tablets, capsules and powders.
  • First entity in China to receive the NPA dietary supplements GMP certificate.
  • Opened US Branch.
  • Began production of functional beverages.
  • Ranked largest Chinese nutritional supplements exporter.
  • Began production of vegetarian softgels and probiotics products.
  • Laid the foundation for a new facility in Ma’anshan Health Industrial Park.
  • Acquisition of Ayanda, Germany: GMP-certified CDMO for nutraceutical and pharmaceutical softgels, serving customers in Europe and the global market for over 25 years.
  • SIRIO gets approval of CNAS certification.
  • Neutraceutical gummy production begins at Ma’anshan plant.
  • Inauguration of new R&D laboratory of 2600 m² at Shantou.
  • Inauguration of a workshop dedicated to probiotic dosage forms at Shantou.
  • European patent awarded to Ayanda for a softgel containing probiotics and omega 3.
  • Sirio Listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, as firs food supplement CDMO ever.
  • Inauguration of a new office in Shanghai.
  • Capacity expansion of German Ayanda plant, including equipment for vegetarian softgels.
  • At the Ma’anshan plant: Inauguration of new 1200 m² large R&D centre and increase of capacity for manufacturing powders, liquids and jellies.
  • Acquisition of Best Formulation, USA
  • Full integration of Ayanda GmbH into SIRIO Europe.
  • Opening of new packaging facility in our German site (September 2024).
  • Company name change from Ayanda GmbH to Sirio Pharma Germany GmbH

Our Locations

Discover them here

We have state-of-the-art manufacturing, production and quality plants in in Germany, US and China and R&D centres across Europe and Asia.