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Active & Healthy Lifestyle

In supplements, foods, and beverages, our nutrition solutions are designed to enhance a wide range of physical functions so people can live healthier and more energetic lives.

From healthier hearts and bones, to better immune health, to increasing or maintaining muscle, our science-based solutions target a broad spectrum of health benefits. We’re always innovating new ingredients and formulations to help keep people at their best.

Bioactive Ingredients

We offer highly effective, science-based and health beneficial bioactive ingredients that give your product a marketable edge.

Our Solutions

AdvanPro™

A unique low protein solution containing PepForm® Leucine (leucine enriched milk protein and peptides), optimized for effective leucine delivery. This low dose formulation allows for the same muscle synthesis benefits associated with high dose protein intake to be achievable. An excellent solution for ready-to-drink beverages and powder drink mixes.

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.

CapsiAtra®

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

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.

FitNox®

A source of 100% plant-based nitric oxide, FitNox has been scientifically shown to increase NO levels up to 336% while improving endurance. Provides a stimulant free and low dose solution for pre-workout performance products. An excellent solution for powder drink mixes, tablets and capsules.

GroPlex®

A unique combination of dairy peptides and proteins that helps drive amino acids transport in to muscle cells and helps promote muscle protein synthesis. An excellent solution for powder drink mixes.

HydroMax®

The leader in high-yield 65% glycerol powder, the industry’s first stable and highly concentrated form of powdered glycerol. A convenient way to deliver that all-important pump sensation to athletes engaged in power lifting and body building or regular gym goers looking for an edge. An excellent solution for powder drink mixes, tablets, capsules and soft gels.

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.

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 funtional foods.

NeoShield™

A concentrated 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 toddlers, children and maternal health (pregnant and nursing mothers). An excellent solution for powder drink mixes.

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.

Prolibra®

Whey protein derived ingredient that functions to help increase fat loss and maintain lean muscle for healthy body composition. Excellent solution for powder drink mixes, nutrition bars and snacks.

Salibra®

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

SatieTein®

Milk protein concentrate which contains casein molecules that are cross-linked to form a larger protein size. The larger protein size slows down enzymatic digestion and helps promote increased satiety and reduced desire to eat. Excellent solution for powder drink mixes and nutritional bars.

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.

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

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 Active & Lifestyle Nutrition products 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.

StimuFlav™

StimuFlav™ Flavors are flavors you can feel! StimuFlav engages specific receptors in the mouth to create the perception of a physical sensation such as tingling, cooling, and heating, which stimulate the brain for a unique sensory experience.

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 provide the highest-quality foundation for a wide range of nutritional supplement formats.

Browse our Micronutrients

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

BarHarvest™ Pea Protein

BarHarvest Pea Protein adds protein fortification, and is an allergen-free, gluten-free, kosher protein ingredient that delivers excellent performance. BarHarvest is designed to improve the shelf life, moisture and soft texture of bars, cookies and other baked goods.

BevChia™

BevChia Solutions are an excellent source of fiber, protein, calcium and ALA Omega-3 that are heat-treated using our MicroSure™ Plus technology to ensure a safe, stable and fully nutritious ingredient. BevChia™ is non-GMO, gluten-free and provides greater texture, flavor and dispersability, perfect for beverages and creamy foods.

BevChia™ Protein

BevChia Protein is an all-natural, chia protein concentrate featuring 30% protein, ALA omega-3 and 42% 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 systems ensure our BevFlax ingredients have a guaranteed shelf life of two years, maintain nutrition and are easy to incorporate into a variety of beverages and creamy foods.

BevOat™

BevOat Solutions combine MicroSure™ Plus heat-treatment technology with super-fine, cold-milling technology to deliver the safest ingredients without the grittiness found in standard plant-based options. Our NSF-certified, gluten-free OatSecure™ closed-loop supply chain guarantees BevOat has <10ppm gluten. BevOat maintains nutrition and is easy to incorporate into a variety of beverages and creamy foods.

BevOat™ Low Viscosity

BevOat Low Viscosity allows you to incorporate the benefits of BevOat at a higher inclusion rate so you can include more glucan and healthy nutrients into your beverages and creamy foods. BevOat Low Viscosity is MicroSure™ Plus heat-treated to deliver the safest ingredient and due to our OatSecure™ system is guaranteed to have <10ppm 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.

Proteins

Our proteins, including many plant-based options, offer superior nutrition and functional properties—like flavor, solubility and stability—to help sustain overall health and wellness.

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.

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™ Milk 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.

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.

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.

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 Solutions

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.

Flavored Film Strips

Our edible film can be used to produce flavored, quick-dissolving film strips for oral use. Ideal for breath fresheners, oral hygiene, sugar-free candy strips, caffeine and energy strips, and nutrient strips.

Sol-U-Pak®

A Sol-U-Pak is a pouch that is soluble in cold water. The pouch is made entirely of edible packaging film. All components of this film have FDA approval for food use. Sol-U-Paks can be used for both industrial and consumer applications.

For Industrial application in bakeries and food manufacturers: Every step taken out of a production process yields bottom-line benefits. This may occur through reduced labor inputs, increased product throughputs, or a reduction in quality defects. It’s no surprise. Therefore, that production streamlining is critical today—we pre-measure minor ingredients into Sol-U-Pak edible film pouches. The Sol-U-Pak pouch is simply thrown on top of the other ingredients in the mixer. The pouch only takes about 10 to 20 seconds to dissolve.

For Consumer Applications: Mainstream consumers are looking for convenience and alternative delivery methods. Offering a range of delivery forms will help brands strengthen product adoption rates, continued use, and customer loyalty. Sol-U-Pak pouches of powdered drink mixes and protein powders provide the ultimate single-serve convenience.

TechVantage™- Watson 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), botanicals, 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 assures correct dosage and prevention of costly overages and errors. Ideal for dietary supplements and foods.

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