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Sports Performance

Our industry-leading nutritional solutions help both serious athletes and everyday enthusiasts build muscle, accelerate recovery and increase endurance.

We’re always innovating new science-based formulations and formats—from bars to powder drink mixes and ready-to-drink beverages—to help athletes, and your products, outperform the competition.

Bioactive Ingredients

We use advanced processing technologies to make science-based bioactive ingredients that target specific health benefits—from muscle building, endurance and recovery, to improved cell and organ function.

Our Solutions

AminoBlast® Technology – BCAAs & EAAs

Provides amino acids with enhanced capabilities, improving their functionality and application performance. An excellent solution for ready-to-drink beverages, powder drink mixes, bars and gel applications.

Bioferrin® Lactoferrin

This natural, bioactive milk protein is isolated from fresh, sweet whey using advanced fractionation and separation processing technologies. It’s a natural source of iron, an effective antimicrobial and can support immune function. An excellent solution for infant formula, functional food and beverages and dietary supplements.

CreaBev®

A soluble and stable creatine monohydrate for superior performance beverages. Shown to provide improved short term and long term stability. An excellent solution for ready-to-drink beverages and powder drink mixes.

CuroWhite®

All of the benefits of curcumin but white for easier manufacturing. The lack of color and the milder taste and smell make it ideal for many applications such as tablets, capsules, powder drink mixes, functional foods, and gummies.

Hydrovon®

A portfolio of partially hydrolyzed whey proteins. Available also as Hydrovon® EET, a hydrolyzed whey protein phospholipid concentrate with embedded enzyme technology that targets the release of leucine peptides. An excellent solution for powder drink mix formats.

PepForm® Peptides

This revolutionary, patent-pending peptide carrier technology improves the solubility and absorption of amino acids. An excellent solution for powder drink mixes and nutrition bar formats.

PepForm® Tryptophan

Formulate sleep aids with proven next day cognitive benefits that help promote the body’s own natural melatonin without the addition of hormones, in a more soluble and bioavailable way. An excellent solution for powder drink mixes, ready-to-drink beverages, tablet, capsule and nutrition bar formats.

WheyXR® Extended Release

A whey protein concentrate that is modified to have a prolonged release of amino acids for recovery. An excellent solution for powder drink mixes.

Custom Premix Solutions

Our premix solutions are built around your specifications to achieve optimal nutritional, functional and operational performance.

Learn more about our Custom Premix Solutions

Micronutrients

Our vitamins, minerals, amino acids, botanicals and herbs can fortify your Sports Performance products with the essential building blocks athletes need to perform better and recover faster.

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Proteins

Our dairy-based and plant-based proteins offer superior functional properties—like flavor, solubility and heat stability—and excellent nutritional support for muscle building and recovery.

Our Solutions

Avonlac® Whey Protein Concentrates

Whey protein concentrates (WPCs) that offer excellent nutritional value and have a pleasant, creamy flavor. They’re completely soluble across a wide pH range, and are available straight or instantized with protein content from 34% to 80%. Avonlac® is an excellent protein fortification option for early life nutrition, dairy products, dry mixes, powder drink mixes and bakery products.

BarFlex® Whey Proteins

Whey protein isolates (WPIs) and concentrates (WPCs) that enable 100% whey formulations, minimize bar hardening and extends the shelf life of nutritional bars. It’s an excellent source of high-quality protein that gives bars a clean flavor and a long-lasting, chewy texture.

Our BarFlex 100 WPC was specifically designed and optimized for extrusion, delivering a range of exceptional starch-like textures without the inclusion of high quantities of starch making it ideal for bar and snack inclusions. 

Learn more about BarFlex 100.

BarPro® Milk Proteins

Milk protein concentrates and isolates (MPC's & MPI's) designed to extend the shelf life of nutrition bars and minimize bar hardening. Truly Grass Fed™ option available. They’re an excellent source of high-quality protein with a short texture and a clean flavor profile.

Our BarPro 100 series was specifically designed and optimized for extrusion, delivering a range of exceptional starch-like textures without the inclusion of high quantities of starch making it ideal for extruded snacks, cereals and inclusions.

Learn more about BarPro 100 series.

BevEdge™ Whey Protein A-220W

This revolutionary ingredient makes berry and citrus flavored protein powdered mixes possible for the first time. Using our patent-pending BevEdge technology, this pre-acidified whey protein isolate uses no lecithin, yet mixes more easily than soy or sunflower lecithin in high acid RTMs. Its larger particle size improves flowability, helping eliminate costly slowdowns or production stoppages. A clean label solution with excellent high acid flavor expression and no unsightly cloudiness typical of high acid RTM mixes, this ingredient creates opportunities for new SKUs and new types of protein powders. Label simply as whey protein isolate, citric acid.

BevWise® Protein Systems

Protein fortification ingredient systems specifically for use in aseptic and hotfill processing, providing exceptional nutritional attributes and functional benefits to high acid beverages. Benefits include superior clarity, less astringency, improved processing with better dispersion, and reduced processing time/costs.

Crunchie™ Whey Protein Crisps

Ideal for bar and snack inclusions, delivering exceptional texture and a hearty crunch to a product throughout shelf life, creating a delightful eating experience. Clean dairy flavor requiring no masking. Visually appealing with consistent shape, size and light color appearance. Contains greater than 74% high quality milk protein for an extra protein boost.

NutraSol® Functional Protein Fortification Systems

These milk protein ingredients fortify food and beverage systems with proteins that meet specific functionality requirements or claims (such as micellar casein). They’re an excellent solution for ready-to-drink beverages, powder drink mixes, yogurts and other dairy foods.

OptiSol® 1000 Series

A range of functional dairy protein ingredients that improve product processing and flavor, enhance creaminess and texture and support clean label initiatives. rBST free and Grade A options available. Our OptiSol 1005 and 1007 are advanced whey protein concentrates that allow for increased protein levels in high heat processed applications.

Learn About OptiSol® 1007 Learn About OptiSol® 1005

ProTherma®

An agglomerated hydrolyzed whey protein designed for use in hot ready-to-mix powdered beverage and food applications. ProTherma protein is heat stable, soluble and high in protein. An excellent solution for ready-to-mix hot coffees, teas, cocoas, malts, soups, oatmeals, coffee creamers and coffee pods.

Provon® Whey Protein Isolates

Highly pure whey protein isolates (WPIs) with very low levels of fat and lactose, containing the full spectrum of undenatured proteins naturally found in whey. Neutrally flavored, soluble in a wide pH range and available straight or instantized with protein content of 90%. Truly Grass Fed™ options available. Excellent protein fortification option for powder drink mixes, bars, dairy/frozen desserts and dry mixes.

Thermax® Heat-Stable Whey Proteins

Heat-stable whey proteins that offer excellent nutritional value imparting a clean flavor, depending on degree of hydrolysis. Manufactured from sweet whey using an advanced ultrafiltration process, Thermax® proteins are designed for UHT and retort processing conditions. They’re heat-stable at neutral pH, soluble over a wide pH range and available with protein content from 34% to 90%. An excellent solution for a wide variety of beverages, dairy products and bars and snacks.

Truly Grass Fed™ Proteins

In partnership with our Irish sister company, Glanbia Ireland, the Truly Grass Fed brand offers customers a fully traceable and third party accredited grass fed WPI, MPC and MPI under our Provon®, Solmiko®and BarPro® protein solutions. The Truly Grass Fed brand carries a promise with the Truly Grass Fed seal, a seal which signifies many things including 1) Cows grazed on grass lands for an average of 250 days a year 2) Cows receiving 95% of their nutritional feed from grass 3) Non-GMO Project Verified.

Watson Edible Films

Since the 1960s, Watson’s research and development team has been a pioneer in soluble and edible film technology. Watson’s expertise in film technologies, commitment to quality, and range of processing equipment are unmatched in the industry.

Our Solution

EdiSparklz® Edible Glitter

EdiSparklz are colorful toppings and inclusions that can be used in a wide range of applications. 100% edible, EdiSparklz have no flavor, no sweetness and add no calories. They are available in a wide range of flakes or shapes, and are manufactured in a full spectrum of colors including standard, plant-based and metallic colors. EdiSparklz are a very cost-effective alternative to standard decorative options like sprinkles, and save customers an average of 20% by switching.

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