Prebiotics and Probiotics

Promoting digestive health

EmulGold™ Fibre

EmulGold™ Fibre is a natural, non-GMO source of soluble dietary fibre (> 90% on a dry weight basis) produced from the highest quality gum acacia – the dried, natural exudate from the stem and branches of the acacia tree. EmulGold is 100% derived from plants.

Potential nutritional benefits:

  • contains a high concentration of soluble dietary fibre (90%+)
  • excellent digestive tolerance
  • prebiotic effect (Calame et al. 2008): stimulates growth or activity of healthy bacteria in the digestive system
  • clinically proven satiety effect (Calame et al. 2011)
  • contains no net carbs and has a glycaemic index of 0
  • low caloric value
  • non-cariogenic – potentially beneficial to oral care
  • natural, non-GMO and organic ingredients

Functional benefits:

  • fully soluble in water
  • stable to extreme temperatures, mechanical stress and pH with no reduction in functionality
  • improves texture of finished product and can also play a role in flavour enhancement
  • agglomerated powder – easy to use and disperse, with low dust residue
  • non-hygroscopic, non-gelling, non-swelling, Non-thickening
  • no taste, smell or odour – can be used in hot or cold liquids, or added to dry components

Applications:

Profile GOS™

Profile GOS™ is a galacto-oligosaccharide (the most abundant oligosaccharide in human breast milk) derived from bovine milk lactose. It is a prebiotic soluble fibre that is produced using the β-galactosidase enzyme from bacillus circulans.

Potential nutritional benefits:

  • stimulates the growth of bifidobacteria
  • contributes to a well-balanced gut flora
  • supports a healthy functioning of the gut
  • stimulates the absorption of calcium
  • helps to relieve constipation

Functional benefits:

  • heat and acid stable
  • excellent dispersion characteristics
  • clean, neutral flavour
  • superior emulsification properties

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