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huila, Mexico, and the Universidad
Autónoma Agraria Antonio Narro
in Coahuila examined the potential of developing functional bakery
products by applying prebiotics or
A prebiotic is a non-digestible
food ingredient that beneficially affects the host by selectively stimulating growth and/or activity of one or
Nestle turns to
corn fiber for
ount Nestle S.A., Vevey, Switzerland, as a believer in soluble corn
fiber. The company is using Promitor soluble corn fiber in Nesquik in
certain countries, said Nick Hampton,
chief executive and executive director,
of London-based Tate & Lyle, P.L.C., in a
May 24 earnings call.
"I'm very proud of what the (Tate &
sugar, fat or calorie reduction, or to
support gut and bone health, chicory
root fiber is a naturally sourced, labelfriendly choice," Cargill said.
A study that appeared online Feb.
5 in the Journal of Food Science and
Technology examined the functional
properties of prebiotics, including
inulin. Researchers from the Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila in Coa-
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Lyle) team has done with Nestle in helping them take sugar out of their famous
range of Nesquik powder drinks," he
said. "Nestle wanted to significantly
reduce the amount of sugar they use in
Nesquik without compromising taste.
Working closely with them at both the
global and the local level, using our
Promitor fiber, we were able to provide
the right solution to reduce sugar by
up to 40% in Nesquik products across
numerous countries, from the U.K. to
Spain, from Hungary to Chile."
Ingredients in the Promitor portfolio
may be listed as "soluble gluco fibre"
in Europe and "soluble corn fiber " in
other parts of the world.
ADM/Matsutani L.L.C., Chicago,
plans to promote its Fibersol line of
soluble corn fiber ingredients at IFT18,
the Institute of Food Technologists' annual meeting and exposition July 1518 in Chicago. Fibersol is digestion resistant and a prebiotic fiber fermented
by microflora in the colon, according to
ADM/Matsutani. Clinical studies have
shown Fibersol helps support or maintain intestinal regularity, helps control
the rise in blood glucose after a meal
and may attenuate the rise in blood triglycerides following a meal. When 10
grams of Fibersol are consumed with a
meal, satiety may increase.
ADM/Matsutani is a joint venture
between Archer Daniels Midland Co.,
Matsutani Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.
and Matsutani America, Inc. MBN
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