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Nexira

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Nexira
129 chemin de Croisset
Rouen Cedex
76723
France


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Founded in 1895, Nexira has been a key innovator in the food, health and nutrition industries. Nexira is dedicated to providing only the best natural and organic plant-based ingredients. Our head office is based in France, with an international presence in more than 80 countries on 5 continents.

Our family-owned company has built its reputation as the world leader in acacia gum. Our expertise has expanded to encompass a large range of ingredients derived from natural sources.
Nexira offers a large range of ingredients for the Food and beverages, Nutrition, wellbeing, and Health industries.
Our portfolio of products includes high-quality plant extract powders, antioxidants, soluble dietary fibers, and active botanical extracts. Our large range of products includes highly functional and nutritional ingredients, antioxidants and active botanicals for weight management, stress management, sports nutrition, immunity, digestive health, cognitive and cardiovascular health. 

Our natural premium ingredients are supported by scientific and clinical studies. At Nexira, innovation is at the core of our customer service. We work to identify and value the natural properties of our ingredients and scientifically confirm their nutritional and health benefits. 

Since the early 1970s, Nexira has been deeply involved in sustainable development at several levels.

In 2021 the inavea range achieves carbon neutrality: Nexira is now able to provide carbon-neutral ingredients counting as zero in your carbon footprint and in the carbon-score of your finished products.



Articles On NutritionInsight
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FOOD RESEARCH

Seed Health’s double-capsule delivers live probiotics in human GI tract simulation study

14 Sep 2021 --- Research supported by Seed Health has investigated a new approach to innovating probiotic and synbiotic compositions via gene sequencing and vitamin B12 synthesis. The study,... Read More

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NUTRITION & HEALTH NEWS

Technology, sustainability and functionality at forefront of fiber sector, flags industry roundtable

08 Sep 2021 --- Developments in the nutrition sector are improving fiber’s quality, applications and sustainable sourcing. NutritionInsight explores these advancements with experts from... Read More

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NUTRITION & HEALTH NEWS

COVID-19 updates

06 Sep 2021 --- Throughout the global COVID-19 pandemic, NutritionInsight is dedicated to bringing its readers all the latest and most relevant industry updates. Visit this regularly-updated news... Read More

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FOOD RESEARCH

Sage for e-gamers: Single intake of Nexira’s Cognivia found to boost working memory

12 Jul 2021 --- Nexira’s nootropic Cognivia has shown it can increase numeric working memory by 9 percent, effective from a single intake, in a new clinical study. The sage extract blend... Read More

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PACKAGING & TECHNOLOGY NEWS

Australian marine bio-industries land US$200M for nutraceuticals and seaweed-based polymers

01 Jul 2021 --- Nearly AU$270 million (US$202 million) is being poured into Australia’s marine bio-industries to meet growing global demand for plant-based proteins, nutraceuticals, omega 3... Read More




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R&D perseveres as immunity sector sees boost

13 May 2020 --- In light of COVID-19, Nexira is throwing the spotlight on its line of immunity-boosting botanical ingredients, which include acerola extract, baobab and ginseng. Julie Imperato highlights the company also has a new launch in the pipeline and explains how environmental considerations must be taken into account during the sourcing process to ensure optimal product quality.

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Clinical trials back cognition supplement efficacy

30 Jan 2020 --- Nexira’s cognitive health supplement Cognivia has been on the market for a few years. Now, new clinical trials demonstrate how it is efficient one hour after intake and will last six to eight hours. The trials will be released in the next few months, Stefan-Emil Sitaru, Sales Manager Health Division at Nexira, details at Food Matters Live 2019 in London, UK.

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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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The Next Gen Prebiotic Ingredients

24 May 2021 --- Pioneer in scientific research on the nutritional and health benefits of acacia, Nexira has demonstrated for the first time the performing synergistic prebiotic effect of ACACIA with BAOBAB. inavea™ baobab acacia acts as a friendly microflora regulator effective in creating and restoring the beneficial gut balance.

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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

Opinion Edge: Trends in Supplements and Nutritionals

18 Aug 2020 --- Key suppliers offer their thoughts on the nutritionals industry. Which formats, flavors, and active ingredients are consumers seeking in “the new normal”?

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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.




Podcasts
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NewsBite Podcast (Mar 15-19): “BASF explores possible synergies in Bota Biosciences”

22 Mar 2021 --- This NewsBite delves into BASF Venture Capital’s investment in synthetic biotech company Bota Biosciences. Nutricosmetics are also in the spotlight, with Nexira unveiling its NutriBeauty Range and Givaudan Active Beauty launching Chronoglow powered by AI. Meanwhile, BioCell Technology underscored the importance of clinical backing and branded ingredients in consumer packaged goods partnerships.




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