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Lesaffre Human Care introduces their newly organic-certified nutritional yeast

Lesaffre Human Care, supplier of quality ingredients from yeast and bacteria fermentation for the global human care markets, is excited to announce that they will be presenting the newest addition to their portfolio of nutritional yeasts: Lynside® NUTRI ORGANIC. In fact, the company recently obtained the « ORGANIC FR-BIO-1 » certification from Ecocert1 for this product.

Lynside® NUTRI ORGANIC, a nutritional yeast with beneficial properties

Lynside® NUTRI is a range of primary-grown inactive dried yeasts (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) known as ‘nutritional yeasts’ and manufactured in Western Europe. These traditional superfoods are an excellent source of non-animal protein containing essential and non-essential amino acids, perfect for vegan-friendly diets. They are also a reliable source of B vitamins, dietary fibers and minerals (K, P, Zn…) making it a great nutritional ‘partner’ not only for everyone who has the desire to lead a healthy lifestyle, but also for a variety of consumer groups with special needs. With a protein content close to 50% complemented by the B vitamin complex, Lynside® NUTRI is a great fit both for the elderly and athletes. It can also be used as a source of naturally-occuring vitamin B9 by pregnant women; while the presence of vitamins B2, B3 and B8 as well as zinc makes it a great ingredient for nails, hair and skin care.

Lynside® NUTRI ORGANIC, a organic nutritional yeast

As consumer interest for organic products continues to gather momentum, manufacturers can now benefit from all these great features rounded up in a versatile organic-certified product. Lynside® NUTRI ORGANIC is available to them in two different forms:

  • Flakes, which may be directly packaged in boxes, to be sprinkled on foods or to be used for cooking.
  • Powder, which may be used alone or in combination with other ingredients for applications such as functional foods and dietary supplements (e.g.: capsules or tablets).

Consumers’ growing interest in organic products has made organic claims thrive within the vitamin & mineral supplements market. According to Mintel, the number of new products launched bearing organic claims has increased consistently over the past few years to reach a total of 11.4% globally in 2014; and is expected to keep rising as consumers perceive organic products as behing healthier and safer alternatives to conventional products.

We see great opportunities in the market for organic ingredients and are very pleased to introduce this organic-certified variation of our conventional nutritional yeast’ said Sandrine Cuisenier. ‘The benefits of nutritional yeasts are well-known and they have been used by consumers for decades, but Lynside® NUTRI ORGANIC can be considered as a new organic superfood’, she adds.

For more information on Lynside® NUTRI and other ingredients offered by Lesaffre Human Care, visit LHC Lesaffre Human Care website

[1] Ecocert is an inspection and certification body established in France in 1991 by agronomists aware of the need to develop environmentally friendly agriculture and of the importance of offering some form of recognition to those committed to this method of production. From its creation, Ecocert has specialized in the certification of organic agricultural products.


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