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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, our 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. BENEO’s chicory root fibres are the only proven plant-based prebiotics and the corresponding scientific database 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.

Nutritional benefits of Functional Fibres.

Technical benefits of Functional Fibres.

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


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.



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.

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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.

BENEO Webinar Healthy snacking

Experts present: 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.

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In-depth information about Functional Fibres.

BENEO paper blood sugar management
Paper: Blood sugar management with Functional Fibres.

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

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BENEO brochure functional fibres - English
Brochure: Functional Fibres.

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

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BENEO Nutri-Score: Build consumer trust with healthier ingredients
Paper: 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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