Beneo seeks to tackle dog obesity with isomaltulose ingredient

GERMANY- Leading functional ingredients manufacturer Beneo recently initiated a new series of in-vitro and in-vivo studies to evaluate the digestion of isomaltulose, and its glycaemic and insulinemia effects in dogs, compared to other relevant carbohydrate sources.  The study, conducted by Corbee et al., demonstrates that isomaltulose is a suitable low glycaemic ingredient for use in dog food, triggering a lower…

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Beneo to extend fiber portfolio with barley beta-glucan flour 

USA- Leading supplier of functional ingredients Beneo has announced plans to launch a barley beta-glucan flour that promotes heart health and blood sugar management during this year’s Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Food Expo in Chicago from July 17-19.  According to the company, its new product Orafti® β-Fit is a natural and clean label wholegrain barley flour with 20% beta-glucans,…

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Beneo announces Niels E Hower as latest addition to its board of directors

GERMANY- Functional ingredients manufacturer Beneo GmbH has announced the appointment of Niels E Hower as the latest member of its executive board of directors. The appointment, effective immediately, will see Hower responsible for Beneo’s portfolio of plant-based proteins. This portfolio includes Meatless, a specialized company for plant-based texturizing solutions, formed in 2005 and acquired by Beneo in May 2022. Leading…

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Beneo launches new ingredient that replaces sugar with fiber in response to consumption trends 

USA-  Functional ingredients specialist Beneo has launched Beneo-scL85, a short-chain fructooligosaccharide (scFOS) that promises to reduce the sugar used in snacks and baked products, by enriching them with dietary fiber.  The scFOS are prebiotics and do not undergo digestion in the small intestines. Instead, they are fermented by the microflora in the colon into short-chain fatty acids.  Therefore, they do…

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BENEO adds faba bean ingredients to animal nutrition portfolio to meet demand for sustainable feed

GERMANY- BENEO, a leading functional ingredients manufacturer, has added faba bean ingredients range to its animal nutrition portfolio to meet the growing demand for sustainable plant-based options for feeds and pet food. BENEO’s new range includes faba bean protein concentrate, starch-rich flour, and hulls, representing sustainable alternative sources of protein, starch, and fiber that enable feed manufacturers to improve the…

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