Our story

1958

  • Creation of Laboratoires ORTIS by Irène and Adolphe Horn, pioneers of plant-based health in Belgium.
  • Marketing of royal jelly, in liquid form.

1974

  • Launch of the ORTISAN cube (fruit and fibre concentrate in chewable cubes)

1976

  • Michel, the eldest of the family, takes his first steps at ORTIS.

1986

  • Solange, wife of Michel, and Philippe, his brother, join the management at ORTIS.

1996

  • Launch of the first DETOX product.

1999

  • Creation of stock in.

2002

  • Creation of the “Herba Sana” Health Garden, allowing the general public to discover medicinal plants and the benefits of plant-based products.

2007

  • ORTIS is awarded ISO certification.

2008

  • Construction of the new logistics centre in Elsenborn.
  • Decision to adapt the formulas of certain products to obtain ORGANIC certification.

2009

  • First worldwide: Certisys ORGANIC certification for the first ORGANIC film-coated tablet.
  • First validation of the ORTIS product quality control system by the Federal Food Chain Safety Agency.

2017

  • Patricia Coopmans is appointed CEO and takes over operational business management.

2018

  • 60th anniversary of the creation of Laboratoires ORTIS.