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Essential ingredients for a healthy lifestyle.

The importance of dietary fibre intake is increasingly recognised by the general public. Today, many consumers are already actively asking for convenient food and drinks that include dietary fibres.
Our functional fibres Inulin and Oligofructose improve the balance of the intestinal flora by stimulating beneficial bifidobacteria growth – an important elementof good digestive health.
Our functional fibres have been proven to support weight management and help the body absorb more calcium for stronger bones.
Finally, BENEO functional fibres support a low glycaemic diet. The European Food Safety Authority has positively evaluated claims that our Orafti® Inulin and Orafti® Oligofructose  varieties can be used in foods for reducing the post-prandial glycaemic response.
Our soluble fibres can be easily used in all kinds of convenient consumption products.
This way, they contribute to keeping people healthy – from an early age and throughout their entire life.

Enhancing your products – easy technical solutions

While Orafti® Inulin stands out thanks to its texture enhancing benefits, Orafti®Oligofructose is applied when high solubility and a natural sweetness profile are asked for. Some of our Orafti® Inulin varieties such as Orafti® Synergy1, combine the best of both.

BENEO Fibres - benefits at a glance.

Nutritional benefits

Technical benefits

  • Creamy texture, less fat
  • Good solubility
  • Naturally sweet sugar reduction
  • Masking "off-taste" from intense sweeteners

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Functional fibres, the natural choice for healthy nutrition

With Orafti® Inulin and Orafti® Oligofructose, manufacturers can claim a 13.5 European health label for improved blood glucose management and offer a greater variety of low glycaemic food choices. Orafti® Inulin even allows two 13.5 European health claims on the product packaging: "promotes digestive health" and "lowers blood glucose rise". Want to put this into practice? 
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US FDA Citizen Petition Dietary Fiber

BENEO’s comprehensive research data on the naturally sourced inulin supported a joint citizen petition for qualification as a dietary fibre to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).