Cereals

Cereals

Our range of cereal solutions, including our revolutionary new way to achieve protein fortified extruded cereal, give cereal manufacturers new paths to innovation in the cereal aisle.

From our breakthrough Crunchie™ milk protein bites to our ability to fortify and flavor a range of hot and cold cereals, we have the portfolio to help you succeed. 

Proteins

Our dairy-based, plant-based and functional proteins can enhance the texture, taste and nutrition of a variety product formats.

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 (WPI) and concentrates (WPC) 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.

barGAIN® Protein Blends

A unique combination of dairy and plant proteins designed to enhance bar functionality, providing a softer texture, an extended shelf life and a clean flavor profile. It’s a complete protein solution for low-to-moderate protein bars, baked goods and cookies.

BarHarvest™ Plant Proteins

Plant protein-based systems (non-soy) designed to deliver protein fortification in emerging plant-based bar, cereal, and snack applications without negatively impacting texture or shelf life. Delivers a variety of textures while minimizing the dryness, brittleness and hardness over shelf life commonly associated with plant proteins.

BarPro® Milk Protein Isolates

Milk protein isolates (MPI) 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.

Solmiko® Milk Proteins

Milk protein concentrates (MPCs) and milk protein isolates (MPIs) that are excellent sources of native casein and whey proteins. They offer superior flavor, solubility and heat stability and are an ideal solution for neutral pH and other applications where low micro counts, functionality and flavor are critical. Truly Grass Fed™ options available. Ideal for powder drink mixes, ready-to-drink beverages, bars and fresh dairy products.

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.

Bioactive Ingredients

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

Our Solutions

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.

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.

TruCal® Milk Mineral Complex

Much more than just calcuim, TruCal is a source of natural milk minerals for optimal bone health. An excellent solution for powder drink mixes, ready-to-drink beverages, capsules, tablets, yogurt, nutrition bars, processed dairy products, bakery, cereals and snacks.

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

Flavors

Whether you want to select from our extensive library, create a precisely-flavored ingredient blend, neutralize off-notes without adding fillers, or make something completely new, we can give your bars and snacks a flavor people love.

Our Solutions

Bare Flavors™

Bare Flavors are ultra-clean label flavors made the way flavors used to be made with nothing to hide! Bare Flavors ingredients are derived from traditional methods based on extracts, essential oils or distillates.

CarbOUT™

CarbOUT™ Flavors are fully customizable and easily meet low carbohydrate requirements. CarbOUT can reduce carbs 50-100% and increases protein 10+%. Remove filler such as maltodextrin and dextrose, for a more pure, protein-packed product.

Customized Flavors

Experts in creating nutritional solutions, we are very familiar with the flavor challenges that arise in developing great tasting nutritional products. Based on your goals, our flavor chemists, R&D scientists, and application specialists quickly and reliably deliver delicious flavor solutions that address your unique application challenges. We make nutritious delicious.

MaskWell™

Glanbia Nutritionals is an expert in flavoring and masking nutritional products. We have solutions and experience in flavoring and masking vitamins & minerals, protein, plant-based ingredients and an array of other ingredients. Collaborate with us to meet your flavor needs in bars, protein beverages and powdered drink mixes.

XtraPro™ Seasonings

XtraPro™ Seasonings are high protein seasonings that increase protein and impart great flavor to healthy snacks. XtraPro Seasonings are fully customizable and are available in plant-based or dairy proteins.

Micronutrients

Our vitamins, minerals, amino acids, botanicals and herbs can fortify your cereal products and help your consumers sustain their overall health.

Plant-Based Solutions

Plant-based nutrition takes on new levels of ease. Our portfolio provides excellent solutions for bars, granola, no-bake doughs, cereals as well as bulk food displays. Our SNACK solutions incorporate our MicroSure™ Plus heat-treatment to ensure our ingredients are safe for ready-to-eat foods.

Our Solutions

BarHarvest™

BarHarvest proteins are designed to increase protein and improve the shelf life, moisture and soft texture of cereal and protein bars, cookies, and snacks.

HarvestPro®

HarvestPro adds protein fortification and are allergen free, gluten-free and kosher protein ingredients that deliver excellent protein and performance in snack and bars.

SnackChia™

SnackChia solutions provide greater texture and is an excellent source of fiber, protein, calcium and vegetarian ALA Omega-3. Heat treated using our MicroSure™ Plus technology to ensure a safe, stable and fully nutritious ingredient. SnackChia™ is minimally processed and free of chemicals, allergens and gluten - an excellent solution for bars and snacks.

SnackFlax™

SnackFlax solutions provide excellent nutrition and texture with a balance of ALA Omega-3 fiber, protein and superior flavor.  Our MeadowPure™ sorting and selection systems ensure SnackFlax ingredients have a guaranteed shelf life of two years.  SnackFlax are minimally processed, free of chemicals and are easy to incorporate into a variety of bars and snacks.

SnackQuinoa™

SnackQuinoa solutions have exceptional purity and a delicious clean flavor in a format that is easy to use in snack products. Heat treated with our MicroSure™ Plus technology, SnackQuinoa is minimally processed and free of chemicals, allergens and gluten - an excellent solution for bars and snacks.

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 30% by switching.

Watson Functionally Optimized Nutrients

Watson Functionally Optimized Nutrients are vitamins, minerals, botanicals, amino acids, sweeteners, carbohydrates, fats (oils), botanicals, fibers and acids designed to provide specific functionality and benefits as desired by the customer.

These benefits include things like:

  • easier material handling in a powder form
  • reduction in overages resulting in cost savings
  • standardized particle size for more uniform distribution in a blend
  • potency protection and stability during processing and shelf life
  • flavor and odor masking of objectionable tasting ingredients
  • easy dispersion and improved solubility in solution 
Our Solutions

Microencapsulated Nutrients

Microencapsulated nutrients have a protective coating called a matrix applied around a small particle called the core or active. The matrix keeps the active ingredient locked in and stabilized until the release of the material is desired. Microencapsulation transforms nutrients in a variety of ways to improve functionality, including masking odors and flavors, improving stability, changing color, changing form, delayed nutrient release. These ingredients are commonly used in dietary supplements, bars, cereals, snacks, powder drink mixes, beverages, infant nutrition, and medical food, to name a few. Methods used include spray drying and fluid bed.

Triturated Nutrients

Triturated nutrients are standardized on a carrier for homogeneous distribution in the final blend and for ease of scaling. They can be customized to any level of active to carrier ratio or percentage. The process assures correct dosage and prevention of costly waste and errors. We utilize a wide range of carriers to suit the properties of your finished product, taking into consideration solubility, particle size, special label claims (starch free). Applications include dietary supplements, foods, premixes, and ready-to-mix beverages.

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