Orafti® Inulin: Naturally sourced from chicory root fibre.

Inulin-type fructans, such as Orafti® Inulin, occur naturally in a great number of plants and vegetables, though the chicory root is a particularly wealthy source.

As it is extracted through hot water processing, chicory root is of 100 % vegetable origin. After extraction, purification takes place in order to meet even the highest quality requirements, including those for infant nutrition.

Nutritional benefits of Inulin.

Fibre in, fat out: Orafti® Inulin is the ideal fat replacer.

Orafti® Inulin is an ideal fat replacer and is easily incorporated in moist or semi-moist food products.
Our fructans help create a creamy taste and similar mouthfeel to fat. This enables developers to replace part of the fat content of their products by Orafti® Inulin.
Perfectly suited for low-fat products, in which it can:
– improve body and mouthfeel, for an excellent flavour profile,
– reduce the caloric value of products without compromising taste or texture.
Orafti® Inulin also improves the stability of dairy mousses and foams.

Easy implementation of Orafti® Inulin in production process.

Orafti® Inulin is a soluble dietary fibre which allows for easy processing without adapting or changing the production process. Our range offers a unique solution to formulations requiring high dosages of fibre when water availability is limited.

Orafti® Inulin range.

Orafti® Inulin can be categorised into three main product groups: standard Inulin, long chain Inulin and Oligofructose-enriched Inulin.
These ingredient types offer different levels of solubility, sweetness and fibre content. Our experts are keen on helping you identify the solution for your application.

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DP: Degree of polymerisation
Sweetness : % compared to sucrose

Above values are indicative and may vary per specific application and process.

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Experts present: Improved digestive health with prebiotic fibres.

Digestive health is a wellness issue and awareness on the beneficial effect of dietary fibre is growing. Get a close-up of the science behind prebiotics and benefits on inner wellbeing of Orafti® chicory root fibres.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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Experts present: Fat reduction, smooth textures and rich tasting sweetness.

Break away from the established pattern with naturally-sourced prebiotic fibres and starches. Formulate fat-reduced recipes with highly stable ingredients that help create smooth textures and a rich taste. 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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