Improved Digestive Health With Functional Fibres

The importance of dietary fibre intake is gaining traction. Today, many consumers already actively ask for convenient food and drinks including dietary fibres.

Our functional fibres Orafti® Inulin and Oligofructose improve a balanced intestinal flora by stimulating growth of beneficial bifidobacteria– an important element of good digestive health.

They have been proven to support weight management and help the body absorb more calcium, good for stronger bones. In addition, Orafti® functional fibres also support a low-glycaemic diet.

The European Food Safety Authority positively evaluated a health claim on the reduction of post-prandial glycaemic response for Orafti® Inulin and Oligofructose.  Not only in Europe, but also in the US, BENEO’s Orafti® Inulin and Oligofructose are recognised by official bodies. BENEO’s Inulin & Oligofructose from chicory root are now officially on the list of approved dietary fibres published by FDA. Chicory root fibres are the only proven plant-based prebiotics. The corresponding scientific database for BENEO`s prebiotic fibres is the strongest in the food industry.

Easy, technical solutions

While Orafti® Inulin stands out thanks to its texturising properties, Orafti® Oligofructose is applied when high solubility levels and a natural sweetness are required. Some varieties of Orafti® Inulin, such as Orafti® Synergy1, combine the best of both.

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Technical benefits:

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Benefits of Inulin:

Orafti®Inulin is a prebiotic fibre from the chicory root. It can improve consumers’ digestive health, weight management & calcium absorption and can be used for fat reduction.

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Benefits of Oligofructose:

Orafti®Oligofructose is a prebiotic fibre from the chicory root, often used as sugar reducer. It can improve consumers’ digestive health, blood glucose levels & weight management.

In-depth information about dietary fibres

BENEO Webinar about Prebiotic Fibres

Orafti® Inulin and Oligofructose as FDA’s officially approved dietary fibres

BENEO’s Inulin & Oligofructose from chicory root are now officially on the list of approved dietary fibers published by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Webinar about functional fibres

Webinar about functional fibres in snacks

Catering to the snacking generation

Snacks have become the new meal, a trend that is driven by Generation Z and the Millennials. Help bridge the gap between meals or satisfy the appetite for a responsible, yet delightful treat. Let our experts walk you through the technical and physiological benefits of our ingredients, market insights, consumer concepts and recipes based on top-level food engineering.

In-depth information about functional fibres

Blood sugar management with Functional Fibres

Blood sugar management with functional fibres

The impact of low-glycaemic carbohydrates and dietary fibres on blood glucose response and a healthier metabolism.

Functional Fibres brochure

Functional fibres brochure

Orafti® chicory root fibres open new doors to flavoursome sugar and fat-reduction with a nutritional plus. Organic inulin available.

Build consumer trust with healthier ingredients

Build consumer trust with healthier ingredients

Functional fibres to improve your Nutri-Score in a simple and natural way. Bump up those scores in puddings, cakes and ice creams!

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Organic chicory root fiber

We obtain the best from the chicory root with respect for the environment in support of sustainable and nutritious organic food creations.

Inspiring product concepts with functional fibres

Inspiring concepts with fibres

Inspiring ideas offer new angles of product positioning towards consumers & market insights. They are substantiated by science and come with a regulatory guideline.

Proven product recipes with functional fibres

Product recipes with fibres

Concepts are worked out by a team of dedicated food application technologists into concrete recipes that we share with you after extensive testing on lab.

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