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Nexira

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Nexira
129 chemin de Croisset - CS 94151
Rouen Cedex
76723
France

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Founded in 1895, Nexira is a global leader in natural ingredients and botanical extracts for food, nutrition, and dietary supplements.

Nexira first built its reputation as the world leader in acacia gum and now manufactures a wide range of natural ingredients with proven health benefits, such as the flagship brand Exocyan™, a cranberry extract standardized in polyphenols and proanthocyanidins (PACs) from 1 to 90% and recognized for its benefits in preventing urinary tract infections.

Nexira also promotes fibergum™, an all-natural and GMO-free source of soluble dietary fiber. Offering a minimum of 90% fiber and associated health benefits, fibergum™ is clean label and, because it is 100% vegetable and available in organic grades, highly appealing to consumers.
Clinical studies have demonstrated the numerous health benefits of fibergum™ and its prebiotic properties at a daily dose of five grams.

Nexira offers nutritional and natural ingredients for weight management, stress-relief, sports nutrition, digestive, joint, cardiovascular and women’s health : 

- Cacti-Nea™: A cactus fruit extract with weight-management properties.
- NeOpuntia™: A patented, healthy, lipophilic fiber from cactus leaves.
- ID-alG™: A seaweed extract clinically tested for weight management.
- Serenzo™: A sweet orange peel extract for stress relief and mood improvement.
- ViNitrox™: A nitric oxide booster and healthy performance enhancer.
- Osteol™: A patented milk protein to boost joint health formula.
- Oli-Ola™: An olive extract for the protection of LDL cholesterol.
- Exocyan™: A cranberry extract standardized in proanthocyanidins (PACs).

Nexira offers an extensive portfolio with more than 100 high-quality botanical extracts and powders (acerola, desert date, devil’s claw, green coffee, green tea, passion flower).



Articles On NutritionInsight
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NUTRITION & HEALTH NEWS

Weekly Roundup: Nexira opens new spray-drying facility in India, ADM showcases health-focused bakery ingredient solutions

13 Sep 2019 --- In nutrition news this week, Nexira announced that its new spray-drying tower located in India is fully operational. Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) showcased baking ingredient... Read More

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Targeting immunity via gut health: Nexira launches yeast extract and prebiotic fiber ingredient

16 Jul 2019 --- Natural ingredients supplier Nexira is targeting immune health with the launch Immunell, a combination of natural yeast extract and prebiotic acacia fiber. Its main actions include... Read More

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NUTRITION & HEALTH NEWS

“Wooden elephants”: Is the baobab tree ready to bloom into the superfruit trend?

10 Jul 2019 --- Baobab arguably falls into the trendy “superfruit” category, with the fruit pulp containing 50 percent fiber, as well as minerals such as potassium, calcium and... Read More

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Fiber NPD sees “double-digit growth” one year after FDA fiber classification

25 Jun 2019 --- With two-thirds of consumers in Europe and the US saying that digestive health is very important to them, products that tout gut-health continue to be on trend. The green-lighting... Read More

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Trending diet tackles IBS: The Low-FODMAP diet’s potential inspires NPD

06 Jun 2019 --- Gut health is a top concern among consumers and industry is zeroing in on this market with targeted NPD. A common gut-related affliction is irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). The... Read More




Video Interviews
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Petitioning for US dietary fiber labeling

28 May 2019 --- At Vitafoods Europe 2019, NutritionInsight spoke with Olivier Bove, of Nexira, about the company's efforts to petition for US dietary fiber labeling of acacia gum. 

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Baobab as a trending superfruit

06 Dec 2018 --- Nexira launched a baobab product as the company’s latest superfruit. “It combines well with other Nexira’s superfruits thanks to its antioxidant properties and high nutrient content. Organic certified and sustainably harvested in Africa this new ingredient will be a perfect source of inspiration for your new product developments,” the company writes. The baobab superfruit has been enjoying an NPD resurgence, boosted by renewed interest in the digestive health and low GI space, as well its strong potential for use in the sports nutrition market. Baobab – which is touted as offering low GI appeal, a high dietary fiber content and for being rich in vitamin C – has seen annual growth of 53 percent in NPD, according to Innova Market Insights data.

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Novel Cognitive Ingredients Fusing Sage Extracts

18 May 2016 --- Nexira highlighted the cognitive potential of the synergy between two sage extracts: Cognivia. The company states that food and herbal medicines may play an important role in the protection of cognitive functions and prevention of neurobiological alterations. It claims that sage, a well-known plant species from Lamiaceae family, could present many beneficial health effects, notably on memory assessment.   




Technical Papers
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How Fibregum Reinforces the Gut Barrier

30 Nov 2015 --- Fibregum™ by Nexira is a natural and GMO-free source of 90-percent soluble dietary fiber from acacia tree gum. Recent experiments conducted by Nexira showed innovative health benefits of Fibregum™ and how it reinforces the gut barrier. • The gut barrier is one of the most important components of the immune system. • Gut microbiota plays a key role in the gut barrier by allowing the body to tolerate a large amount of antigens. Recent research by Nexira demonstrates the physiological properties of Fibregum™ on gut permeability.

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Improve digestive health with Fibregum

02 Feb 2015 --- Fibregum™ acacia gum is a source of prebiotic, soluble dietary fiber from all natural, non GMO acacia trees. With a guaranteed 90% minimum fiber content, Fibregum™ is a clean label ingredient and available in certified organic grades. Clinical studies have demonstrated numerous health benefits from Fibregum™, including prebiotic properties at a dose of 5-10 g/day. Plus, Fibregum is an exceptionally gentle fiber, even up to 50g/day, making it a perfect replacement for other fibers that consumers report cause gas, bloating, flatulence and other intestinal discomfort.

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Natural ingredients for weight loss, body sculpting and calorie intake reduction

12 Sep 2014 --- Weight management is even more aligned with global “health” management. Nexira has developed three ingredients that answer each specific demand: lose weight, sculpt the body or reduce calorie intake.

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Nexira: extensive extract capacities

08 Apr 2014 --- Nexira's Health division offers a wide range of high quality natural botanical extracts, specialties and powder with standardized active content.




Articles On The World of Food Ingredients
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THE WORLD OF FOOD INGREDIENTS

View From The Top: Mathieu Dondain, Managing Director, Nexira

01 Jun 2016 --- Nexira reported a turnover of €112.5 million for the financial year, which closed in September 2015. The company’s 2020 target is to approach €150 million in sales. Part of the pathway to growth will be an expansion in health & nutrition, with plans in place to grow this part of the business from a current 25% to 35% by 2020.




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