Nutrition / Supplements / Livestock

Food & Feed Ingredients

We supply natural ingredients with healthy active properties for the food and animal feed industry.Our plant-based ingredients can also be integrated into formulae for food supplements, functional foods, capsules / tablets and other pharma- and nutraceutical products.

BioPowder.com food ingredients are sought after by foodstuff manufacturers as they can boost the energy and fiber content of performance foods/feeds. This is because they are rich in sugars (carbohydrates) and cellulose, lignin and hemicellulose (fibres).In particular, olive stone powder can be easily combined with grains, vegetables, and any other conventional additives – for tasty and healthy formulations. In fine micron sizes, natural powders are also effective texturizers for solid, viscous and semi-liquid foods.

In contrast to many conventional flours, fruit stone powders are free of wheat protein (no gluten content) and therefore suitable as anti-allergic ingredients. Besides, they are fully plant-based and therefore qualify as vegetarian and vegan.

Their relatively neutral taste makes fruit stone powders suitable as:

Sources of Easily Digestible Fibers and Antioxidants

BioPowder.com fine olive stone flours are insoluble fibres, similar to cellulose or wheat fibres. This makes them valuable fibre additives for functional foods to reduce fat and sugar contents and to enhance nutritional properties. Since they are rich in antioxidants (polyphenolics compounds), they can add a number of health benefits to solid food stuffs such as bakery products, meat preparations and vegan meat alternatives.

Grain-Free Extenders and Adulterants for Spice Mixes

Solid condiments often contain sugars, silica or grain flours for the purpose of adding mass, texture or carriers. Our mission is to provide optimized solutions with enhanced nutritional and flavouring properties. BioPowder.com powdery extenders can enhance the rheology of pepper and spice blends and facilitate the creation of innovative aromatic ingredients.

Natural Thickening Agent and Texturizer

BioPowder.com olive stone flour is a plant-based, vegan thickening agent for food, well suited for baking and cooking.In addition to its health benefits, it has excellent thickening properties, and the neutral taste and light color make it applicable for numerous recipes.

Smoking Chips for Food Flavoring

Nowadays it is becoming more and more important for manufacturers, distributors or wholesalers in the food industry to use natural, sustainable ingredients for flavoring purposes.
BioPowder.com has developed a new product line of aromatic chips for smoking and flavouring, all made from renewable resources without any synthetic additives.

Pharmaceuticals and Dietary Supplements

Apart from being functional fillers in capsules or pills, certain fruit stones contain substances that are proven APIs (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients), sometimes also referred to as natural actives.

Olive stones, argan shells, apricot kernels and avocado stones are proven active substances due to their high content of bioactive compounds with antioxidant properties. These include polyunsaturated fatty acids, polyphenolics (bio-phenols) as well as vitamins and amino acids / plant-based proteins.

Antioxidants protect the cells of the human and animal body by preventing the production of free radicals. This translates into anti-ageing effects besides the following benefits:

  • Boosting of cardiovascular health
  • Prevention of cancer
  • Enhancement of vision and cognitive health
  • Prevention of arthritis
  • Reinforcement of the immune system
  • Reduction of infections, inflammations, and boost of overall vitality

Benefits for your application:

  • Availability: most of our ingredients are available throughout the year - both in bulk quantities as well as small volumes
  • Regulatory situation: our powders are agricultural raw materials, not finished foodstuffs. Olive stone flour is registered and approved according to GMP+

If you have something else in mind, we can help you select the natural ingredients that integrate best with your formulation.

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