We are Understory. The future of protein.

Clean label Project Certification

For food and consumer product safety regulatory fabric in America is largely focused on pathogen & microbiological contaminants. For categories where Clean Label Project does not have benchmarked data to warrant a Clean Label Project Purity Award, Clean Label Project borrows a page out the State of California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986. Informally known as Proposition 65, this regulation was enacted as a ballot initiative in November 1986. It considered the strictest regulation in the country when it comes to protecting consumers from industrial & environmental contaminants and chemicals of concern. Proposition 65 aims to protect the state’s drinking water sources from being contaminated with chemicals known to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm, and requires businesses to inform Californians about exposures to such chemicals.

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Our story is one of aspiration for a better future. A better future as a result of refining an ancient natural resource into marine peptides, through the artistry of science. We are Understory™. The future of protein. We pioneer the future of nutrition. Led by passion and curiosity, we strive to be infinitely resourceful with the least amount possible. Our novel marine peptides from Krill Euphausia Superba are the result of our innovative and patented process. They are a confirmation of our belief that in nature we can find new nutritional opportunities to improve life on our planet.


Gamut™ is the first product in the exclusive Understory™ product line. It is a complete protein in peptide form with naturally occurring minerals. It is made for innovative protein formulators and brands who wants to offer real, authentic nutrition to health-conscious consumers. Through our innovative and patented process, we have enhanced nutrition from a marine resource and enabled unique product development opportunities. Hence, Gamut™ encompasses the true meaning of the word – a versatile protein ingredient that runs the whole gamut.

    • Pure source
    • Perfect protein quality
    • With naturally occurring minerals
    • In peptide form for easy digestion


    • PDCAAS 1.0 Complete protein promoting optimal muscle health
    • In peptide form for quick, easy digestion
    • High in naturally occurring magnesium, calcium, and selenium supporting a variety of vital functions
    • Gut-friendly with no gluten or dairy for sensitive systems
    • <1% FAT
    • Low sodium


    • Clear in solution
    • 100% soluble
    • Easy to mix pH & heat stable
    • Low viscosity
    • Ultra-low foaming
    • 24 month shelf life


The versatility and nutritional benefits of the peptides support multiple end-applications and consumer segments.

Join us on our journey to improve both human and planetary health!