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Last publication: 19/03/2013
Founded in 1980 in Carros, near Nice in France, by Dr. Max Rombi, Arkopharma is a pharmaceutical laboratory specialised in the area of phytotherapy, natural medicine and dietary supplements. By offering a global approach to health and well-being, ARKOPHARMA Pharmaceutical Laboratories meets consumers' needs. It offers natural medicines intended for treatment and prevention, increases consumption oriented towards family self-medication, and also offers healthcare professionals new possibilities for prescriptions.
For more than 30 years, ARKOPHARMA Laboratories has been dedicated to new “healthy medicines” based on natural products. It has been a period marked by the search for a healthier life and for essential values; phytotherapy and dietary supplements are favoured by an ever expanding number of consumers around the world.
Max Rombi was a veterinarian who was passionate about phytotherapy. In 1980 he decided to focus on this passion. He created Arkopharma Laboratories to modernise the old-fashioned image of how plants were used in pharmacy. He was then at the origin of the greatest discoveries and innovations in phytotherapy. These include Arkogélules®, the first capsules based on natural active ingredients. In 2008, Dr. Rombi passed control of the Group to one of his sons, Philippe, who at 47 years of age became the new President.