NUTRAFLORA® soluble prebiotic fibers

The purest form of short-chain fructooligosaccharide (scFOS) available on the market today

A standout among dietary fibers

Today’s consumers are more attuned to the importance of dietary and prebiotic fibers for maintaining digestive health. Yet achieving just-right taste and superior performance in your food and beverages, along with the fiber consumers want, takes the right ingredient. Trust our teams of technical and market experts to provide guidance when selecting from our broad portfolio of in-demand ingredients. Our formulation and application expertise will bring your vision to life and accelerate speed to market.

Deliver great-tasting products with enhanced fiber, reduced sugar and digestive support

NUTRAFLORA® is one of the most effective prebiotic fibers and the purest form of short-chain fructooligosaccharide (scFOS) availabile on the market today. Its primary benefit is to help increase healthy gut bacteria in the large intestine and is scientifically substantiated to support digestive health.1

Other valuable benefits

  • Easy to use and virtually unseen when added to food and beverage applications
  • Contains a minimum of 95% (dry basis) of scFOS
  • Produced from non-GMO sucrose (cane sugar) through a nature-based bio-fermentation process
  • 30% as sweet as sugar with fewer calories and a similar sweetness profile
  • No aftertaste

Achieve label claims that accelerate your growth

Products offering enhanced fiber and digestive health support are in high demand. By including even small quantities of NUTRAFLORA® soluble prebiotic fiber in your products, you can add consumer-preferred label claims2 that will help you win your market, including:

  • Gentle prebiotic
  • Promotes digestive function
  • Increases mineral absorption
  • Promotes bifidobacteria growth
  • Improves gut health in people with gastrointestinal discomfort

Create consumer-preferred food and beverages

Gentle and well-tolerated, NUTRAFLORA® soluble prebiotic fiber is easily integrated in many products, such as:

  • Dietary supplements
  • Bars (nutritional, granola) and cold cereals
  • Dairy (fluid milk, yogurt, ice cream)
  • Functional beverages
  • Non-dairy drinks
  • Snacks and confectionery
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Rely on our trusted experience to meet standards and requirements

The safety and effectiveness of NUTRAFLORA® soluble prebiotic fiber are built on a foundation of more than 20 years of research. Our ISO 9001 and FSSC 22000 certified facility enables us to deliver a consistent molecular composition of this prebiotic.

Enjoy first-rate functionality and processing

NUTRAFLORA® soluble prebiotic fiber ranks high in taste, performance and purity, providing you with new ways to create value:

  • Enhances flavor and rounds out the sweetness profile of high-intensity sweeteners
  • Provides very low viscosity and high clarity in solution compared to other prebiotic fibers
  • High solubility and dispersibility, ideal for liquid or dry formulations
  • High-temperature stability under conditions such as HTST, UHT, retort, shear, drying, extrusion and batch cooking at a pH above 4.0
  • Extends humectancy and shelf life
  • Suitable for use in low-calorie products

Webinar: Fiber in Focus Create consumer value with digestive health benefits

Manufacturers have an opportunity to drive brand loyalty and growth by (re)formulating fiber-enriched products that help consumers in their pursuit of improved digestive health. Join us March 5, 2024, as Ingredion experts will discuss:

  • Evolving consumer demand for digestive health solutions
  • The value proposition of fiber benefits
  • Formulating fiber-rich food and beverage products that deliver on taste, texture and functionality
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1Hidaka K, Eida T, Takizawa T, Tokunaga T, Tashiro Y. Effects of fructooligosaccharides on intestinal flora and human health. Bifidobacteria Microflora 1986 5(1):37-50. Additional citations available upon request.

2Digestive claims made with suggested NUTRAFLORA inclusion of a minimum of 1.1 g/day

This information is intended to support the efforts of our customers to develop and implement an appropriate labeling strategy for products containing Ingredion’s products. In all respects, the ultimate decisions on how to identify claims on food packages and label ingredients on food packages remain with our customers. Ingredion Incorporated and the Ingredion group of companies make no warranty about the accuracy or completeness of the information contained above or the suitability of any of our products for your specific intended use. We urge you to carefully review the relevant regulations and to seek appropriate legal counsel as you determine the labeling requirements applicable to your products.