Benexia® Chia Portfolio (Seeds/Oil/Powders)

Benexia® Chia Portfolio (Seeds, Oil, Powders)

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Chia is an ancient seed, and a source of beneficial nutrients to the human organism. It is the world’s largest source of vegetal Omega-3 fatty acids (more than 60% of the total fat) and contains other components that make it attractive for human nutrition: antioxidants, dietary fiber, protein, vitamins and minerals. Chia is a natural product with no cholesterol, sodium, toxic or allergenic substances; it is gluten-free and has a very pleasant taste.

Benexia® is a robust portfolio of high-quality chia seed ingredients that are food-safe, gluten-free, nutritional and sustainable solutions for the food/beverage and nutraceutical (dietary supplements) industries. These superior quality, 100% natural, clean label Chia ingredients are available through a strategic supply partnership by which NutriScience Innovations is the exclusive distribution partner in North America for Supplement/Nutraceutical Markets; with the line of products stocked and supplied by NutriScience in U.S. warehouses.

The manufacturing supply chain is fully integrated, with quality control from farm to finished product assuring traceability and sustainability. Agricultural operations are in Bolivia and Argentina, with extraction operations in Chile.

Organic options available.

 

Benexia® Chia is part of an exclusive portfolio of proprietary ingredients from NutriScience Innovations LLC and is a registered trademark of Functional Products Trading, S.A.

Features & Benefits

  • Black Chia Seeds (BCS Line): Black chia is the whole grain from Salvia hispanica L. with black, greyish and some white grains (Standard and Low Moisture (LM) types). Available in both conventional and organic (on demand; with advanced notice).
  • White Chia Seeds (WCS Line): White chia is the whole grain from Salvia hispanica L. with 100% white grains (Standard and Low Moisture (LM) types. Available in both conventional and organic (on demand; with advanced notice).
  • Chia (Xia) Oil – Omega-3 ALA Source (**see explainer video below**): The highest source of essential Fatty Acid Omega-3 found in nature; obtained through a proprietary premium technology, for a natural cold-press extraction of the chia seed, Salvia hispanica L.
    • More than 60% of total fat is Omega-3 ALA (α-linolenic acid).
    • α-linolenic acid (ω3) ≥ 60%;  Linoeic acid (ω6) ≥ 15%;  Oleic acid (ω9) ≥ 5%
    • High in Omega-3 with excellent Omega-3 to Omega-6 ratio (4:1)
    • Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity (ORAC): 962 μmoles TE/100g
    • GMO-free, Allergen-free; Approved Novel Food (EU)
    • Suitable for dietary supplements, foods, beverages, softgels, oils, cosmetic products
    • Available in conventional and organic (on demand) grades
  • Xia ALA Powder (Micro-Encapsulated) – Spray-dried chia oil in a fully dispersible/soluble format, with no taste and very good oxidative stability
    • 58% Linolenic acid (ω3) of total fat content; resulting in ~23% of total product
    • Rich in antioxidants; GMO-free; Allergen-free, Halal
    • Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity (ORAC): >2,500 μmoles TE/100g
    • Soluble powder suitable for use in foods, beverages and supplements (nutraceuticals)
  • Xia Powder-125LM Line: A set of fine, dispersible, low moisture, high protein powders manufactured from the partially defatted (Black and White) Benexia® Chia LM, and standardized to contain min. 40% protein content; and min. 30% fiber content.
    • Kosher and Halal
    • Additive-free, GMO-free, Novel Food in EU
    • Complete amino acid profile
    • Digestibility: 91.9%
    • PDCAAS: 0.95
    • Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity (ORAC): 13,500 μmoles TE/100g
    • Suitable for foods, beverages, supplement (nutraceuticals) products
      • Xia 125 (B) LM Powder- Black Low Moisture
      • Xia 125 (BO) LM Powder- Black Low Moisture (organic)
      • Xia 125 (W) LM Powder- White Low Moisture
      • Xia 125 (WO) LM Powder- White Low Moisture (organic)
  • Xia Powder-435LM Line: A set of fine chia fiber powders manufactured from the partially defatted (Black and White) Benexia® Chia LM, and standardized to contain min. 50% fiber content and min. 20% protein content.
    • Kosher, Halal, Additive-free, GMO-free, Novel Food in EU
    • Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity (ORAC): 6,020 μmoles TE/100g
    • Suitable for foods, beverages, supplement (nutraceuticals) products
      • Xia 435 (B) LM Powder- Black Low Moisture
      • Xia 435 (BO) LM Powder- Black Low Moisture (organic)
      • Xia 435 (W) LM Powder- White Low Moisture
      • Xia 435 (WO) LM Powder- White Low Moisture (organic)

Low Moisture (LM): The ingredient is processed through a 100% natural, chemical free, non-ionizing technology, guaranteeing a product free from Salmonella and Listeria (Log-5 reduction in microbial and pathogens) assuring a 100% non-sprouting seed and preserving all the nutritional and sensorial parameters of the product.

Applications
  • Dietary Supplements
  • Functional Foods & Beverages
  • Soft gels
  • Oils
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Formulating with Benexia® Chia

Benexia® Chia is a low moisture chia seed, obtained through a natural and chemical-free, 5-log-reduction-kill step process, assuring no residual microbiology nor pathogen contamination. It is ideal for uses in non-heat-treated products such as dietary supplements, beverages, yogurt, fruit puree and infant food.

Clean Label, Source

Benexia® Chia products are produced from the seeds of Salvia hispanica L. plant.

Item Codes:

BENEX125, BENEX1250, BENEX435WLM

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