Nexira used Food Ingredients Europe to introduce inavea, the first organic and sustainable ingredients brand with a strong commitment to nature and the protection of its resources.
inavea is the first premium brand of organic and sustainable ingredients preserving natural resources, supporting local communities and aiming for a carbon-neutral footprint. inavea offers distinctive and proven health benefits for all nutritional foods and beverages.
Starting in 2020, Nexira will unveil new scientific evidence and technical benefits, encompassing into inavea brand with innovative synergies and solutions.
In association with the French NGO, SOS SAHEL, and its partners, we are particularly involved in sustainable development of acacia forests for future supply.
This innovative and collaborative approach combines economic and social development for local populations with environmental protection to prevent deforestation.
See our infographic to discover our contribution through the Acacia project.
Nexira’s new ingredient inavea PURE ACACIA is an all-natural, organic and GMO-free dietary fiber sourced from carefully selected acacia trees. inavea PURE ACACIA is a sustainable acacia fiber with a carbon-neutral commitment and involved in the preservation of natural resources and community care. inavea PURE ACACIA offers the value of high digestive tolerance for fiber and prebiotic enrichment in a large array of applications.
The prebiotic acacia with high digestive comfort
With a minimum of 90% fiber content guaranteed on dry weight, inavea PURE ACACIA is the ideal clean label ingredient for fiber fortification.
Prebiotic effect of acacia fiber has been largely demonstrated for 40 years in more than 40 studies. inavea PURE ACACIA has a strong prebiotic effect at a dose of 10 g/day, stimulating healthy bacteria and contributing to the Short Chain Fatty Acids production.
Nexira’s latest study, using the SHIME model*, demonstrates that the intake of our prebiotic acacia results in a diversified microbiome. This means more healthy bacteria and more bacteria strains.
Another benefits involves gut barrier permeability. Previous studies have demonstrated that inavea PURE ACACIA helps to restore the gut barrier.
Clean label and easy-to-use
inavea PURE ACACIA offers the value of a clean label in addition to the consumer appeal of 100% vegetable origin and fiber enrichment. This pure acacia is the perfect clean label ingredient: organic, all natural, GMO-free, sustainably sourced, minimally processed and providing health benefits.
inavea PURE ACACIA has an excellent stability to extreme process (pH, heat treatment, yeast fermentation) and storage conditions.
- 100 % soluble / good dispersibility
- Odorless / colorless / tasteless
- Low viscosity / low hygroscopicity
- Low-carb / low caloric value