• FrieslandCampina Ingredients has been given exclusive rights to supply Biotis GOS for new supplements containing GOS for 2 years, meaning Australian manufacturers can now create efficacious gut health supplements with FrieslandCampina Ingredients’ range of high-quality prebiotic solutions. Image: FrieslandCampina Ingredients
    FrieslandCampina Ingredients has been given exclusive rights to supply Biotis GOS for new supplements containing GOS for 2 years, meaning Australian manufacturers can now create efficacious gut health supplements with FrieslandCampina Ingredients’ range of high-quality prebiotic solutions. Image: FrieslandCampina Ingredients
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Advancing its expansion plans, FrieslandCampina Ingredients has announced that the Therapeutic Goods Administration of Australia (TGA) has added Galacto-Oligosaccharides (GOS) to its Permissible Ingredients Determination for listed complementary medicines in Australia.

With the approval, FrieslandCampina Ingredients has been given exclusive rights to supply Biotis GOS for new supplements containing GOS for 2 years, meaning Australian manufacturers can now create efficacious gut health supplements with FrieslandCampina Ingredients’ range of high-quality prebiotic solutions.

FrieslandCampina says demand for natural gut health solutions in Australia is fast-growing; 40 per cent of Australian consumers say gut health is ‘extremely important’ to them and 30 per cent suffer from issues related to gut health. As a result, emerging ingredients like prebiotics are growing in popularity – 53 per cent of consumers in the region are already aware of prebiotics and of these, over half (54 per cent) understand the digestive health support they can offer.

FrieslandCampina Ingredients creates solutions that support gut health, promotes healthy digestion, intestinal flora balance and friendly bacteria in the gut. By using FrieslandCampina Ingredients’ prebiotic solutions, brands can create scientifically proven applications that support gut health and overall well-being to meet the demands of increasingly health-conscious consumers.

The addition of FrieslandCampina Ingredients’ Biotis GOS range to the TGA’s Permissible Ingredients Determination includes Biotis GOS-OP High-Purity, which has been designed specifically to enable the formulation of prebiotic supplements. This high-concentration prebiotic is the company’s purest prebiotic with a GOS content of over 90 per cent, meaning that the solution is efficacious in doses as low as 2 grams.

With 54 per cent of consumers preferring to consume their gut health supplements in gummy formats, formulators can stand out in this market with trending formats that deliver both proven and sought-after health benefits.

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