NutriLeads launches immune-support ingredient

Published: 16-Nov-2022

Clinically proven, clean-label BeniCaros receives organic certification

NutriLeads BV has announced that an organic version of BeniCaros, an immune health ingredient for foods, beverages and supplements, is now available upon request.

BeniCaros is a soluble prebiotic carrot fibre known as RG-I (Rhamnogalacturonan-I) that trains the immune system to respond faster. Clinical research shows BeniCaros’ dual mechanism of action accelerated and strengthened healthy cellular and gut-initiated immune responses to significantly reduce the severity and duration of common cold symptoms. BeniCaros is sourced from upcycled carrot pomace.  

“BeniCaros is earth friendly, people friendly and clean label,” said Joana Carneiro, NutriLeads' CEO. “Organic certification expands BeniCaros’ versatility as an immune-support solution for a broad range of products in the nearly $200 billion global organic food and beverage market.” 

Certification of BeniCaros Organic assures manufacturers and formulators that this product complies with strict standards covering every aspect of production. This includes seeds, soil conditions, weed and pest management, storage and recordkeeping. BeniCaros has a completely traceable supply chain and is manufactured using a proprietary, all-natural extraction and purification process that utilises only water.   

BeniCaros Organic was certified by SKAL, the national organisation in the Netherlands that ensures compliance with European Union organic regulations. Under an equivalency agreement, products certified to EU or USDA organic standards may be sold, labelled and represented as organic within the European Union and the United States.  

BeniCaros is off-white in colour, water soluble, odourless, tasteless and pH and heat stable. It is also Kosher, Halal, non-GMO, vegan and vegetarian and now available in an organic version. 

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