Animal Nutrition

Animal/Pet

Our nutritional solutions help customers improve the overall health and development of animals, especially companion animals.

Whether for kibble, wet food, pet treats, or supplements, Glanbia Nutritionals has a wide range of solutions to improve the quality, performance, nutrition, texture, and taste of animal and pet products.

Bakery Ingredients

To make quality baked goods, it takes more than just quality ingredients. It takes the support of experts in baking technology. We help customers make formula adjustments, customize our ingredients to suit their need, and guarantee optimal performance.

Our Solutions

Long Life Parve

An all-natural mold inhibitor for yeast-raised products derived from the con­trolled fermentation of corn syrup or the fermentation of wheat starch depending on the variety. Also available in a certified gluten-free formulation.

Natural Mold Inhibitor OWS2

A blend of organic whole wheat flour and cultured organic wheat starch, designed to increase the mold-free shelf life of natural and organic baked products.

Bioactive Ingredients

We use advanced processing technologies to make bioactive ingredients that are designed to improve overall health.

Our Solutions

Aquafactor®

Bioactive fraction complex designed to deliver a healthy aquaculture environment during times of stress.

Bioferrin® Lactoferrin

This natural, bioactive milk protein is isolated from fresh, sweet whey using advanced fractionation and separation processing technologies. Its iron binding and immune modulating benefits support immune health and the balance and absorption of iron within the body. An excellent solution for infant formula, ready-to-mix powders, chewables, effervescents, and bars.

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.

Neoshield®

A bioactive rich whey protein produced using our selective transfer membrane system, which concentrates whey components such as milk fat globule membrane phospholipids, lactoferrin and immunoglobulins targeted at supporting a pet’s immune system and gut health. Neoshield can be an attractive alternative or supplement to Colostrum with guaranteed levels of lactoferrin, immunoglobulins, phospholipids and protein. An excellent solution for powder drink mixes and bars. 

Salibra®

A bioactive whey concentrate rich in Immunoglobulins, growth factors and Lactoferrin, providing nutrient rich defense  for significant stages of life. Excellent solution for powder drink mixes. 

WFI

A fractionated whey protein with high levels of lactoferrin and lactoperoxidase to support a pet’s immune system, growth, and well-being.

Custom Premix Solutions

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

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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.

CuisineFlax™

CuisineFlax provides excellent nutrition and texture with a balance of ALA Omega-3 fiber, protein and superior flavor. Available in conventional and organic options with a guaranteed shelf life of two years. CuisineFlax is minimally processed and free of chemicals, allergens and gluten and is an excellent solution for pet and equestrian products.

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.

PetFlax™

PetFlax Kibble Binder dramatically improves fresh meat inclusion rates, palatability and digestibility. It binds with fresh meat protein to allow extrusion of high levels of fresh meat in formulations with no grain and results in high kibble durability.

SnackChia™

SnackChia provides greater texture and is an excellent source of fiber, protein, calcium and Omega-3. Heat treated using MicroSure™ Plus technology to ensure safe, stable and fully nutritious seeds. SnackChia is a clean label ingredient and minimally processed and free of chemicals, allergens and gluten and are an excellent solution for pet and equestrian products.

SnackFlax™

SnackFlax Protein provides excellent nutrition and texture with a balance of protein, ALA Omega-3, fiber, and superior flavor. Available in conventional and organic options with a guaranteed shelf life of two years. Heat treated with MicroSure™ Plus technology for ready-to-eat applications, our SnackFlax is minimally processed and free of chemicals, allergens and gluten and are an excellent solution for pet and equestrian products.

Proteins

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

Our BarHarvest Pea Protein Series are functionally designed to allow for high levels of protein fortification without compromising taste and texture in bars, snacks and baked goods. 

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.

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 70% to 90%. An excellent solution for a wide variety of baked goods, bars and snacks. 

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. 

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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