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denava ag edling


The DENAVA Group
is active in the
food supplement
sector since 1984.

Contract manufacturing

On behalf of commercial customer


For commercial use

Family-owned company DENAVA

Family-owned business with lived values and international success

As a family-owned business with a global orientation, we export from Edling near Munich to over 50 countries.

Our value-oriented corporate culture ensures strong cohesion and a trusting relationship with one another as well as with partners and customers in the pharmaceutical and dietary supplement industry.

This is impressively confirmed by the state award “Bavaria’s Best 50”, which DENAVA AG received again in 2021, for the second time after 2018, from the Bavarian State Ministry for Economic Affairs as one of Bavaria’s fastest growing medium-sized companies.


Our subsidiaries

Whether hard gelatine capsules, vegetarian hard capsules or capsules suitable for BIO certified products – our subsidiary GoCaps is your reliable supplier for empty hard capsules.


Our subsidiary, Goerlich Pharma GmbH, has specialized in contract manufacturing, development and packaging for dietary supplements and food.

37 years: A success-story

From the idea to success



Foundation of Görlich Handels GmbH

Foundation of a trading company, today’s Goerlich Pharma GmbH, for vegetable oils and omega-3 fish oils by Franz Görlich.


Foundation of PG Naturpharma GmbH

PG Naturpharma GmbH focuses on the direct sales of food supplements to end customers


Move to a new building

A new company building is moved into in Edling.


Certification according to DIN ISO 9001

First certification according to DIN ISO 9001 and start of contract manufacturing for dietary supplements by Goerlich Pharma International GmbH.


Foundation of Omegaceutical AG

Omegaceutical AG is founded as the parent company and enables employees to participate in the company.


Foundation of GoCaps GmbH

GoCaps GmbH is founded as a subsidiary for the distribution of empty hard capsules. In addition, this year Goerlich Pharma International GmbH becomes Goerlich Pharma GmbH.



In 2013 the production area is enlarged to 2000 m² and the office space expanded to 1000 m².


Omegaceutical AG becomes DENAVA AG

Omegaceutical becomes DENAVA AG.

The name “Denava” is derived from the maiden name of Carmen Görlich, the wife of the founder.



Relocation to a new administration building and production expansion to a production area of ​​now 3000 m².


Transfer of PG Naturpharma GmbH

The Denava Group focuses on its core B2B business

Contract manufacturing at Goerlich Pharma

For over 30 years we, Goerlich Pharma GmbH, have established ourselves as a specialized contract manufacturer and developer for dietary supplements and food for special medical purposes at the highest level on the market. With the help of our many years of know-how as a manufacturer and developer of capsules, tablets, sticks and oil blends, we advise you on the conception of new products and work with you to create the formulation for your new product that is individually tailored to your needs.

Wholesale via GoCaps

GoCaps® GmbH is engaged in the development and distribution of hard capsules for the pharmaceutical industry as well as the food supplement and animal feed industry. For more than a decade, the company has been the European trade and logistics centre of C.I. Farmacapsulas S.A./CapsCanada®, one of the world’s leading hard capsule manufacturers. In this way, customers in Germany and Europe benefit promptly from innovative trends in capsule production.

Our management

Axel Stock

CFO, authorized signatory

Banker, graduate in business administration (FH) and Executive MBA, commercial director of the DENAVA Group since 2013, managing director of GoCaps GmbH since 2014

Beate Böhm


CTA and business economist, with the company for Goerlich Pharma since 1992, member of the board since 2013

Dr. Dietmar Kapl

Member of the Board

Natural science degree and Executive MBA, with the company for Goerlich Pharma since 2003, Managing Director of Goerlich Pharma GmbH since 2015, member of the board since 2009





Our board of directors

Barbara von Hagmann

Managing Director at HWK Besitzgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG.

Dr. Karsten Schween

Managing Director at Schween Inhaber Strategie Beratung GmbH

Ricardo Görlich

Shareholder DENAVA AG

Our Mission

As a growing family-run holding company with sustainable value development, we increase efficiencies, utilise synergies and secure the future. We are committed to our employees and social projects.

    Our Vision

    DENAVA AG is developing into a diversified holding company that realises continuously increasing value growth and promotes broad-based employee participation.

    Social Responsibility

    We have been socially responsible for over 27 years. We are strongly committed to the education and development of children and young people in South America, especially in Colombia and the Dominican Republic. The Görlich couple founded the non-profit association Curari for this purpose. (www.curari.de)

    The individual projects are supported both financially and in terms of personnel.To improve local living conditions, special projects regarding environmental protection, hygiene and waste disposal are promoted.

    DENAVA AG is actively involved in this social project with long-term financial support.

      One of the best 50 companies in Bavaria

      Flat hierarchies, employee participation in the company and constant growth are what make Denava AG in Edling successful.

      In 2021, for the second time after 2018, the group of companies was once again named one of the 50 best Bavarian companies by the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs.

        Partner of the Bavarian Environment and Climate Pact

        DENAVA is a successful initiator in the field of sustainability. With the aim of sustainable development, the DENAVA Group takes successful part in the Bavarian Environment and Climate Pact.

        The focus here is on anticipatory avoidance future environmental pollution and not its repair.

        The overriding goal is the ecological, economic and social to improve the foundations of present and future generations.

        Sustainability Report

        A sustainable value chain is important to us.

        Take a look at DENAVA Group’s 2022 Sustainability Report now by clicking on this preview.

        Sustainability Report Denava 2022


        Am Gewerbering 4/6
        83533 Edling (Germany)

        +49 8071 9083-0


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