Extruded products : Why adding CARAFIBRE inside ?

Extruded products : Why adding CARAFIBRE inside ?

There are truly multi-functional benefits of using CARAFIBRE in extruded products

Besides its nutritional qualities and health benefits, CARAFIBRE has many more hidden properties.

It brings a more homogeneous shape, texture and lightness for extruded products, especially in damp conditions. It improves the crispiness and crunchiness of the product and extends the shelf life.

There are truly multi-functional  benefits of using CARAFIBRE in extruded products

 

  • Significantly improves the crispiness
  • Better melting in the mouth
  • Smoother surface of the cereal puff
  • Improves simultaneously the lubrication of the extruder and the degree of extrusion.

CARAFIBRE® Prebiotic Acacia Gum

CARAFIBRE® Prebiotic Acacia Gum

CARAFIBRE, acacia gum, is a fiber with a prebiotic effect, 100% GMO free, natural plant. It contains soluble fibers up to 90%.

CARAFIBRE, acacia gum, is a fiber with a prebiotic effect, 100% GMO free, natural plant. It contains soluble fibers up to 90%.

What is a prebiotic ?

A prebiotic is a living bacterial agent that, when taken orally, reaches the colon. It helps rebalance the intestinal flora with a positive effect on health. Prebiotics also stimulates the growth and colonization of probiotics (bacteria or yeasts).

Its use confers properties beneficial for health. Indeed, taking 10 to 15 grams of CARAFIBRE per day for 10 days increases the quantity of lactic acid. In addition, it boosts the growth of bacterias and bifidobacterias without affecting the anaerobes nor the aerobes counts.

Advantages of using CARAFIBRE ?

The fibers are neither degraded nor assimilated by the body : they only transit through the digestive tract. As a result, they do not provide any energy or nutrients. Our product prevents intestinal symptoms such as flatulence, bloating, diarrhea) and helps reduce the risk of colon cancer. Moreover, CARAFIBRE fights against the increase of blood cholesterol.

It can be used in various applications :

  • Beverages
  • Confectionary
  • Bakery
  • Dairy
  • Cereal
  • Dietary specialities

The CARAGUM commitment is to ensure high standards quality (HACCP). Our product is suitable for Halal and Kosher food.

Dairy products  : What are the benefits of CARAFIBRE ?

Dairy products : What are the benefits of CARAFIBRE ?

CARAFIBRE improves the mouthfeel and the smoothness in dairy preparations such as yogurts, milk, desserts, ice creams, breakfast beverages or skimmed milk based meal substitutes.

CARAFIBRE improves the mouthfeel and the smoothness in dairy preparations such as yogurts, milk, desserts, ice creams, breakfast beverages or skimmed milk based meal substitutes.

Only a small dose is required to allow a source of fibre in yogurt. The great stability of our CARAFIBRE in acidic medium, guarantees fibres content in the final product.

Our goal is to improve dairy products shelf life

Adding CARAFIBRE to a fermented dairy product containing a bifidobacteria probiotic restrains the mortality of the probiotic towards the end of the product’s shelf life.

Beverages : The necessity of adding CARAFIBRE

Beverages : The necessity of adding CARAFIBRE

CARAFIBRE gives you the ability to make healthier beverages

We give you the possibility to produce better beverages by adding CARAFIBRE. Thanks to this prebiotic fiber, we can improve the smoothness and round mouthfeel. It increases very well the oil phase stability and the flavors released are stronger. The important fact is that it does not alter taste nor smell.

CARAFIBRE gives you the ability to make healthier beverages

Using CARAFIBRE in fruits beverages include a process stability of dietary fibres. Its great resistance in acidic medium and at high temperatures allows a more flexible process.

With more and people around the world who suffer from obesity and diabetes, it is important to notice that CARAFIBRE fully meets the low carb requirements.

CARAFIBRE for cereal bars and breakfast cereals

CARAFIBRE for cereal bars and breakfast cereals

CARAFIBRE is an efficient for cereals which eliminates the need to add lecithin in the syrup

Our CARAFIBRE stabilizes the texture. Its contribution in the cereal bars makes it possible by controlling the water activity (hygroscopy down) while mixing the ingredients which gives a lighter texture. Thanks to our product, we give a better bowl-life to your cereals.

CARAFIBRE is an efficient emulsifier for cereals which eliminates the need to add lecithin in the syrup

The use of CARAFIBRE reduces the amount of sucrose while maintaining the same mixing properties as the syrup, which makes it particularly useful for use in low carbohydrate products.

In addition to its use in cereal bars, CARAFIBRE and its multi-functional virtues are very important in cereals that many people consume at breakfast. Indeed, the presence of CARAFIBRE will improve the crispness of the product and allow a longer shelf life. Then, it will give a more homogeneous form to the cereal flake and a better texture especially in humid environments.

Producing cereals with CARAFIBRE is the best way to obtain a product with a high percentage of fibre.

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