AVENTURA, F.L.—Originates partnered with KitoZyme to expand its portfolio with KiOnutrime CsG non-animal chitosan and KiOnutrime CG chitin-glucan.
These functional fibers are extracted exclusively from safe, renewable, non-GMO and non-animal sources without any synthetic manipulation using KitoZyme’s proprietary process. They will be available on American and Canadian markets.
Designed for nutraceutical and functional food applications, these ingredients deliver proven health benefits for weight management, cholesterol management, cardiovascular health and digestive health.
“The KitoZyme ingredients are a natural fit for Originates strategic expansion of its functional ingredient portfolio," Originate’s vice president Manon Daoust said. “With the addition of these ingredients, Originates is able to meet the needs of the nutraceutical and functional food market for high-quality functional ingredients that offer an array of health benefits to the end consumer."