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Ingredients for food supplements and functional foods

Lesaffre Human Care supplies a wide range of Nutrition & Health ingredients, represented by the new brand Lynside:


Probiotic Yeasts. Latest innovation, the probiotic yeasts which contribute to maintain intestinal confort. Introducing Lynside Pro SCB (Boulardii).

Nutritional yeasts that are naturally rich in B vitamins, high-quality proteins with essential and non-essential amino acids, and minerals.

Ingredients for food additives and functional foodstuffsYeasts enriched with nutrients selected on the basis of their properties and the specific action required. The nutrient is then supplied in an organic or non-organic form in order to ensure bioavailability.

Yeast cell wall is made up of the cell wall and the cell membrane. It largely comprises ß-glucanes, mannoproteins and a small quantity of chitin.

Yeast extracts. Rich in peptides and proteins, they are produced from yeasts by autolysis and concentration, and are used as nutritional elements or as flavouring agents in the Nutrition sector.

Ingredients for nutritional supplements  and functional foodsLesaffre Human Care enriched yeasts are cultivated from strains that have been specially selected based on know-how built up over the group's 150 years of experience. This unique know-how enables us to:

  • optimise its nutritional value
  • guarantee high quality
  • offer a wide range of derived products

LESAFFRE's know-how can be seen at every stage in the process of producing active yeasts in creams and inactive yeast products: fermentation, autolysis or enzymatic hydrolysis, "cracking" cell walls, drying and so on.
Process reproducibility and traceability are computer controlled at every stage of the manufacturing process.
These manufacturing processes guarantee micronutrients and ingredients that can be easily assimilated by the organism and offer a high level of bioavailability.

Lesaffre human careLesaffre Human Care has brought together the full range of technical and scientific skills to manage the whole operational process and to offer "hi-tech" products of high nutritional and microbiological value.

Visit Lesaffre Human Care website to know more about those products, their functionalities and applications : http://www.lesaffrehumancare.com

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Lesaffre is seen as a reference in the yeast and bread-making fields. Its knowledge of yeast and its expertise in the fermentation have encouraged the Lesaffre group to establish a presence in the emerging human and animal nutrition markets.