Beneo expands line with organic chicory root fiber, rice starch offerings
June 17, 2020
BENEO, one of the leading manufacturers of functional ingredients, has expanded its chicory root fiber and rice starch ingredient portfolio with two new organic solutions. The launch of the new additions, comprising an organic waxy rice starch, Remyline O AX DR, and organic chicory root fiber, Orafti®Organic, paves the way for BENEO to strengthen its market leading position.
Higher global volume due to capacity increase of production facility in Chile by 2022
March 3, 2020
BENEO, one of the leading manufacturers of functional ingredients, has announced a significant expansion for its chicory root fiber production facility in Chile by 2022, funded by an investment of more than 50 million Euro.
Sensus celebrates FDA confirmation of dietary fiber status for chicory root fiber
June 15, 2018
The announcement follows a joint citizen petition requesting the addition of chicory root fiber to the list of dietary fibers accepted in the US as well as a comprehensive response to the FDAs scientific review of inulin-type-fructans and data request. In 2015, the FDA issued new Nutrition Facts labeling regulations for food and supplements to be implemented by January 1st, 2020. In the new regulation, dietary fibers are defined as naturally occurring fibers that are intrinsic and intact in plants, or as isolated or synthetic fibers that have demonstrated a beneficial physiological effect.
BENEO’s chicory root fibers are included in FDA’s “Approved Dietary Fibers” list
June 15, 2018
The decision was made following an extensive review by the FDA’s Nutrition Science Review team into a wide range of non-digestible carbohydrates. As a result, chicory root fibers inulin and oligofructose—natural non-digestible carbohydrates from chicory root—have a demonstrated health benefit and have been found to be in compliance with the dietary fiber definition, as outlined in the nutrition labelling regulations.
BENEO using FiE to mark decade of “connecting nutrition and health”
November 9, 2017
BENEO will use this year’s Food Ingredients Europe (FiE) exhibition in Frankfurt, Germany, to celebrate the young company’s 10-year anniversary. Originally launched at FiE 2007 in London, BENEO has since focused on delivering better nutrition and health for people and animals.
Escalating levels of obesity, type 2 diabetes and other non-communicable diseases, are fueled by unhealthy diets and other lifestyle factors
November 9, 2017
One very important ingredient in this is sugar - adults and children in many countries simply consume too much. We need to reduce the amount of sugar that we eat drastically. Various solutions to reduce the sugar content of food are available.
Sensus expands North American line to include organic inulin
June 20, 2016
Sensus entered into an agreement to market organic inulin, sourced from agave, under its Frutafit® line of products. Frutafit® OAI is certified USDA organic and will help meet demand in the growing organic market.