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.
Our TechVantage functionally optimized nutrient technologies provide optimizations in the areas of color/clarity, taste, stability, dispersibility and bioavailability.
Microencapsulation transforms nutrients in a variety of ways to improve functionality, including masking odors and flavors, improving stability, controlling color intensity, converting oils to powders, and delaying the release of nutrients. These ingredients are commonly used in dietary supplements, bars, cereals, snacks, powder drink mixes, beverages, infant nutrition, and medical foods, to name a few. Methods used include core and shell encapsulation and matrix encapsulation.
NutraShield nutrients are available in these categories:
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Functionally Optimized High Concentrated Ashwagandha
Optimizing KSM-66 Ashwagandha with our NutraShield Technology, we have utilized the powder extract as a carrier of the flavor masker during an encapsulation process. This provides additional support and protection when including in a formulation that contains other vitamins and minerals that have off notes and allows for a higher ashwagandha inclusion rate to be obtained in products to meet efficacy dose requirements.
NutraShield Triple Layer Caffeine
Functionally Optimized Caffeine for Higher Inclusion Levels and Superior Taste
Caffeine has a very undesirable taste which makes it difficult to include at large dose levels within products. Encapsulating the nutrient in the flavor masker provides protection during challenging processing conditions (heat and shear), as well as stops ingredient interactions once in the final product format. The ability to obtain up to a 5x loading increase in caffeine levels is possible.
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.
GranulPlex nutrients are available in these categories:
GranulPlex Directly Compressible Solutions
Functionally Optimized Compressible Powders for Better Performing Tablets
Compressible solutions designed for use as a diluent in the production of high-quality chewables, tablets and effervescents. They provide desired organoleptic qualities and cohesive properties to promote tablet hardness and minimize friability, and promote the flow of powder in the hopper and uniform fill of dies.
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.
UniTrit nutrients are available in these categories:
UniTrit Nano-Free Solutions
Functionally Optimized Nutrients on Standardized Carriers for Clean Label Products
Clean label triturations that are free from nano particles such as SiO2. They provide similar functionality to those containing nano particles.
Nutrients that perform at their best and improve your manufacturing.
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