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Functional Beverages

Our deep understanding of end-to-end beverage development can make your beverages more functional and your brand more appealing.

With winning product ideas, functionally superior ingredients, formulation expertise and technical support, and other support, we help our customers stay ahead in a quickly evolving market.

Bioactive Ingredients

We use advanced processing technologies to make bioactive ingredients that are designed to improve specific physical functions, including muscle synthesis, sleep performance, and bone health.

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.

CapsiAtra®

A dihydrocapsiate compound naturally found in CH-19 sweet peppers that holds clinical benefits in weight management.  Excellent solution for tablet, capsule, softgel, powder drink mixes and ready-to-drink beverages. 

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, ready-to-drink beverages and gummies.

MenaQ7® Vitamin K2 MK-7

This first-in-class, only clinically researched vitamin K2 (MK-7) binds to calcium that gets lodged along the arterial walls and shuttles it to the bone, where it is needed. Only MenaQ7 is clinically validated and patented for cardiovascular benefits. An excellent solution for tablets, capsules, softgels, powder drink mixes and functional foods.

PepForm® Leucine Pea Peptides

This revolutionary, patent-pending peptide carrier technology improves the solubility and absorption of amino acids. An excellent solution for powder drink mixes, ready-to-drink beverages, snacks and supplements. 

TruCal® Balanced Milk Mineral Complex

Balanced milk mineral complex for bone support. Scientifically shown to help improve bone density and strength. Excellent solution for ready-to-drink beverages, powder drink mixes, tablets, capsules, bars, snacks, yogurts and cheese.

Custom Premix Solutions

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

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Flavors by Foodarom®

At Foodarom, we are flavor designers. We personalize flavors to meet your needs and create flavor profiles that captivate the senses and create emotional connections. Our expertise in functional flavors is an added value that will open the door to new possibilities. Let’s work together to spark the imagination.

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Micronutrients

Our extensive portfolio of vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and botanicals provides a wide spectrum of health benefits and are ideally suited for many different applications. Sourced from proven domestic and overseas manufacturing partners, all are carefully screened and quality assured.

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Plant-Based Solutions

Plant-based nutrition takes on new levels of ease and function at Glanbia Nutritionals.  Our portfolio provides safe, clean label, quality plant-based ingredients and protein that are non-GMO, gluten-free, and kosher.

Our Solutions

BevChia™ Protein

BevChia Protein is an all-natural, chia protein concentrate providing excellent nutritional protein, ALA omega-3 and fiber. It’s non-GMO, hormone-free and gluten-free. Heat treatment with MicroSure™ Plus technology affords additional food safety and guarantees shelf stability for two years. BevChia Protein is an excellent solution for beverages, bars, bakery and gluten-free foods.

BevEdge® Pea Protein

BevEdge Pea Protein is a unique, clean label pea protein that has excellent stability and a smooth flow rate.  Our BevEdge plant-based pea protein offer superior dispersibility in beverages, powdered drink mixes, frozen desserts and creamy foods. 

BevFlax™

BevFlax Solutions combine excellent stability and a smooth mouthfeel with the exceptional nutritional value of protein, fiber, and Omega-3 ALA. Our MeadowPure® sorting and selection system and MicroSure® heat treatment ensure our BevFlax ingredients have a guaranteed shelf life of two years, maintain nutrition, and are easy to incorporate into a variety of beverages.

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Learn more about our MicroSure and MeadowPure safety and quality processes

BevFlax XtraSmooth is a finely milled, whole-seed flax flour specifically designed to deliver all the nutritional benefits of whole-seed flax with an exceptionally smooth mouthfeel. Naturally rich in protein, fiber, and Omega-3 ALAs, BevFlax XtraSmooth is ideal for shelf-stable plant-based beverages. 

Learn more about using BevFlax™ XtraSmooth in beverages

BevOat™ Low Viscosity

BevOat Low Viscosity is an oat flour designed to remain pourable in heat-treated beverages, allowing for a higher inclusion rate and greater nutritional content. Naturally rich in fiber, protein, and beta glucans, it is ideal for use in plant-based beverages and creamy foods. Our OatSecure™ closed loop supply chain offers complete gluten free integrity, guaranteed to have <10ppm of gluten.

HarvestPro® Proteins

HarvestPro Proteins are allergen free, gluten-free and kosher protein ingredients that deliver excellent protein and performance in beverages, creamy foods, snacks, baked products and prepared foods.

HarvestPro Pea XtraSmooth Protein is an allergen free, gluten-free and kosher protein that delivers excellent performance in beverages and baked goods.

ProFam® Pea Protein 580

U.S. grown and sourced through partnership with ADM. ProFam is clean-tasting with less bitter and sulfuric off-notes and its light color provides a neutral base for powder drink mixes, ready-to-drink beverages, dairy alternatives and nutritional snacks.

Proteins

Our dairy-based and plant-based proteins offer superior nutrition and functional properties—like flavor, solubility and stability—to help your beverages stand out in the market.

Our Solutions

BevEdge® Pea Protein

BevEdge Pea Protein is a unique, clean label pea protein using our patent-pending BevEdge technology providing excellent stability and a smooth flow rate. Our BevEdge plant-based pea protein offers superior dispersibility in beverages, powdered drink mixes, frozen desserts, creamy foods, bakery mixes.

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.

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 more about OptiSol® 1007 Learn more about OptiSol® 1005

Truly Grass Fed® Proteins

A premium grass-fed ingredient brand from our Ireland-based partner Tirlán, Truly Grass Fed is a revolution in modern dairy that evokes a return to the basics. Small herds and a passion for the art of farming. 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. 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. 

UltraHi™ Protein Yogurt Technology

A unique patent-pending technology allowing for the creation of 8-25% protein yogurt products, beyond anything available on the market today. A combination of process and ingredient it allows for different textures and fermented dairy formats (spoonable, spreadable, and drinkable). Available as functional whey and milk protein. 

Edible Films

Through decades of film processing experience, Glanbia Nutritionals has honed its expertise in the development of soluble and edible film technology. 

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.

TechVantage™ Functionally Optimized Nutrient Technologies

In-house technologies used to improve the functionality of nutrients in your food, beverage and supplement products. Our functionally optimized nutrient portfolio covers a wide variety of categories including vitamins, minerals, botanicals, amino acids, sweeteners, carbohydrates, fats (oils), fibers and acids. 

Functionally optimized benefits include:

  • 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

NutraShield™- Micronencapsulations

NutraShield microencapsulated nutrients have a protective coating called a matrix applied around the nutrients core. The matrix keeps the active ingredient locked in and stabilized.

Microencapsulation enhances the impact and function of nutrients in a variety of ways, including masking odors and flavors, improving stability, controlling color intensity, converting oils to powders and delaying the release of nutrient. 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 core and shell encapsulation and matrix encapsulation.

GranulPlex™- Granulations

GranulPlex granulated nutrients are formed through creating single particles from multiple small and large particles. 

Granulation allows for improved instantization, providing a significant improvement in dispersibility. It also allows for a better performing compressible powder. The result is a free flowing powder that allows for uniform fill in the dies and its cohesive properties promote tablet hardness and minimizes friability. Ideal for use in supplement tablets, chewables and effervescents. 

UniTrit™- Triturations

UniTrit triturated nutrients are standardized on a carrier for homogeneous delivery of nutrients.

Trituration allows for easier distribution in the final blend and for ease of scaling. Triturated Nutrients can be customized to any level of active to carrier ratio or percentage. The process ensures correct dosage and prevention of costly overages and errors. Ideal for dietary supplements and foods.

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