Protein Bars & Balls

Nexus Ingredient’s technological functional ingredients, including various natural stabilzers, emulsifiers, thickener, humectants and sugar replacers, are expertly designed to enhance mouthfeel and viscosity while maintaining the creamy consistency essential to high-quality ice cream, and most importantly those ingredients work ssynergistically to amplifier their functions on perfect final products. 

Natural Humectant/Binder


CapMoist®'s Role in Protein Bars and Balls


CapMoist® has become a vital component for manufacturers looking to produce clean label protein bars and balls. This natural humectant, excels in controlling moisture and improving the texture of products, which is crucial in maintaining the freshness and shelf life of protein bars and balls. By binding water effectively, CapMoist® ensures that these snacks retain their desired texture and do not dry out over time. Its clean label credentials—being 100% natural—make it highly appealing to health-conscious consumers who prioritize ingredient transparency and natural food choices, thus allowing manufacturers to cater to this growing market segment without compromising on the sensory quality of their products.

Binder/Humectant/Sugar Replacer


CapMoist® Sugar Free's Role in Protein Bars and Balls


CapMoist® Sugar Free, derived exclusively from natural cassava roots, enables the production of reduced-sugar ice cream without compromising on the creamy texture that consumers love. This non-sweet component serves as an effective substitute for traditional syrups and sugars, offering binding and moisture-retaining properties while ensuring a smooth texture and resistance to thermal variations. By substituting 30%, 50%, or even 100% of sugar with CapMoist® Sugar Free, manufacturers can maintain the freezing point of the ice cream, ensuring it remains creamy even at sub-zero temperatures. Additionally, its labeling as tapioca (cassava) enhances its appeal to consumers seeking clean-label ice cream.

Resistant Dextrin Soluble Fiber


FiberWorks® 's Role in Protein Bars and Balls


FiberWorks® stands out as a versatile ingredient in the health-conscious food industry, particularly beneficial for manufacturers aiming to create clean label protein bars and balls. As a 100% natural, low glycemic index fiber sourced from resistant dextrin, FiberWorks® not only provides a substantial dietary fiber boost but also acts as an effective sugar replacement. This ingredient is particularly valued for its ability to maintain the desired sweetness and textural qualities without compromising the product's natural label appeal. Its integration into protein bars and balls enhances the nutritional profile while meeting consumer demands for products free from GMOs and allergens, making it an indispensable component for producers focused on health and transparency.

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Natural Sweetener/Prebiotic Fiber


MetaSweet®'s Role in Protein Bars and Balls


MetaSweet® IMO and FOS offer manufacturers a way to create clean label protein bars and balls by providing a versatile and health-focused sweetening solution. These ingredients serve dual functions as dietary fibers and natural sweeteners, enhancing the nutritional profile of protein-rich snacks without adding excess sugar. MetaSweet® IMO is particularly noted for its ability to impart a pleasant sweetness and texture similar to conventional sugar, making it ideal for maintaining consumer-appealing taste and mouthfeel. Similarly, FOS (fructooligosaccharides) acts as a prebiotic, promoting digestive health and adding fiber content, which is increasingly demanded by health-conscious consumers. Together, these ingredients allow manufacturers to produce protein bars and balls that not only taste great but also support a healthy diet, aligning with the growing trend towards more natural, ingredient-conscious food products.

Multi-functional Flaxseed Fibre as a Natural Stabilizer


FlaxSmooth®'s Role in Protein Bars and Balls


FlaxSmooth® offers a compelling solution for manufacturers looking to produce clean label protein bars and balls. Rich in essential Omega-3 fatty acids, high-quality protein, and both soluble and insoluble fiber, FlaxSmooth® not only enhances the nutritional profile of snack products but also supports overall health. Its versatility as a label-friendly fiber allows it to seamlessly integrate into various formulations, providing additional texture and binding properties without compromising taste. Moreover, its non-GMO, gluten-free attributes make it an ideal choice for consumers seeking natural, health-conscious snack options. FlaxSmooth® thus facilitates the creation of protein bars and balls that cater to the growing demand for wholesome, clean label products in the health and wellness market.

Vegetable Fibre As Natural Emulsifier/Stablizer/Thickener


Unifier®'s Role in Protein Bars and Balls


Unifier, primarily a vegetable fiber-based natural emulsifier and stabilizer, is revolutionizing the production of clean label protein bars and balls. By replacing synthetic emulsifiers and stabilizers like xanthan gum, carrageenan, and various artificial additives, Unifier allows manufacturers to achieve a clean, consumer-friendly ingredient list without sacrificing the quality or functionality of the end product. Its ability to maintain the integrity of texture and consistency in protein-rich snacks ensures that manufacturers can deliver products that are not only healthier but also align with the evolving preferences of health-conscious consumers looking for minimally processed foods. This shift towards natural ingredients like Unifier reflects a broader industry trend towards transparency and simplicity in food labeling and composition.

Sugar Replacer


Allulose's Role in Protein Bars and Balls

Allulose is an innovative sweetener that is revolutionizing the production of clean label protein bars and balls. Offering the taste and texture of sugar without its caloric load, allulose enables manufacturers to reduce sugar content significantly while maintaining the desirable mouthfeel and sweetness that consumers expect. It blends seamlessly into protein-rich formulations, enhancing flavor without impacting the nutritional profile. This makes it an ideal ingredient for brands looking to cater to health-conscious consumers who are vigilant about ingredient lists but unwilling to compromise on taste. Additionally, allulose's ability to perform well in various processing conditions, including baking and freezing, ensures that it supports a wide range of product formats in the health food sector.

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