Soluble Flaxseed Fiber

FlaxSmooth®

FlaxSmooth® is a powder produced from Agglomerated vegetable fibre from flaxseeds: Fibre based on ingredients of natural origin Linum usitatissiumum L. Allergen-free, GMO-free and is produced in a nut free plant.

FlaxSmooth® is produced from 100% flaxseed fibre, a clean label, consumer friendly, highly versatile functional ingredient which it used in egg replacement, smallgoods, vegan meats, pasta, noodles, mayonnaise, gelato, ice cream, breads, baked goods, beverages and so on.

FlaxSmooth® is a fine mesh easy soluble powder, used in very low dosage rates. FlaxSmooth® has excellent gelling and thickening properties. FlaxSmooth® performs brilliantly in foam, suspension, whipping and emulsion applications.

FlaxSmooth® improves mouthfeel and body in the absence of gluten and sugar.

FlaxSmooth® replaces synthetic gums, emulsifiers and stabilizers like carrageenan, xanthan, cmc, gaur, along with citrus fibre, egg replacement, modified starch replacement.

FlaxSmooth® is tolerant to heat processing, salts, pH, minerals and phosphates.

Why FlaxSmooth®?

FlaxSmooth® harnesses the natural power of flaxseed fiber (Linum usitatissimum L.) to offer a game-changing ingredient for the food industry. This 100% flaxseed fiber, allergen-free, GMO-free, and nut-free product is a testament to clean, health-conscious food manufacturing. With its versatility across a wide range of applications—from egg replacements to gelato and baked goods—FlaxSmooth® stands out for its low dosage efficiency, exceptional thickening, gelling, and stabilizing capabilities, enhancing both the mouthfeel and nutritional content of food products without the need for synthetic additives.

  • Superior Stabilizing Properties: Ensures consistency and prolongs shelf life in products like emulsions, dairy alternatives, and beverages by preventing separation and maintaining homogeneity.
  • Effective Gelling Agent: Provides structure and improves the texture of food products such as jams, jellies, and puddings, enhancing consumer enjoyment.
  • Efficient Emulsification: Creates stable water-in-oil and oil-in-water emulsions, crucial for high-quality dressings, sauces, and other emulsion-based culinary delights.
  • Outstanding Foaming Ability: Facilitates the creation of stable foams for products requiring aeration, including meringues, mousses, and whipped toppings, contributing to their lightness and volume.
  • Powerful Thickening Capability: Thickens soups, sauces, gravies, and other liquid-based foods, boosting their mouthfeel and overall sensory appeal.
  • Reliable Binding Strength: Improves cohesiveness in meat substitutes, veggie burgers, and baked goods, ensuring structural integrity and texture.
  • High Water Binding Properties: Can help to stabilize foams and oil-in-water emulsions, significantly enhancing the texture and stability of a wide range of products.
  • Innovative Fat Replacement: Acts as a fat replacer in low-fat or reduced-calorie foods, allowing for texture and mouthfeel preservation without unnecessary fats.
  • Versatile Egg Replacement: Provides a vegan and allergy-friendly egg substitute, leveraging its gelling, foaming, and emulsion stabilization properties for diverse formulations.
  • Prebiotic Fiber Source: Supports gut health and aids digestion by functioning as a prebiotic, thanks to its rich soluble and insoluble fiber content.
  • Nutritional Profile Enhancer: Enriches food products with a high content of Omega-3 fatty acids and protein, improving their nutritional value and supporting health-conscious diets.
  • Superior Suspending Applications: Enhances the suspension of particulates in beverages and sauces, ensuring even distribution and consistency throughout.
  • Natural Hydrocolloid Replacement: Can replace gums and hydrocolloids in various applications, offering a clean, natural alternative for thickening, stabilizing, and emulsifying.

FlaxSmooth® is setting a new standard in food formulation, balancing the needs for natural, clean-label ingredients with unmatched functionality in the food industry. It addresses the modern consumer’s desire for nutritious, allergen-free, and environmentally sustainable food options, enabling manufacturers to craft products that are not only innovative and delicious but also ethically and responsibly made.

  • Clean label: As a natural, plant-based ingredient, FlaxSMOOTH® aligns with consumer preferences for clean label, transparent, and minimally processed products.
  • Allergen-free: It is free from common allergens such as gluten, soy, and dairy, making it suitable for individuals with food allergies or sensitivities.
  • Non-GMO: FlaxSMOOTH® is derived from non-GMO flaxseeds, catering to consumers seeking non-genetically modified products.
  • Vegan-friendly: Its plant-based origin and ability to replace eggs in various formulations make FlaxSMOOTH® an ideal ingredient for vegan food products.
  • Nutritional benefits: FlaxSMOOTH® is rich in essential Omega-3 fatty acids, high-quality protein, and soluble and insoluble fiber, contributing to a healthier and more balanced diet.
  • Prebiotic properties: Its soluble and insoluble fiber content promotes gut health and supports digestion by functioning as a prebiotic.
  • No impact on blood sugar: FlaxSMOOTH® does not affect blood sugar levels, making it suitable for diabetic consumers and those looking to maintain stable blood sugar.
  • Versatility: Its unique properties, such as emulsification, stabilization, gelling, and foaming, make FlaxSMOOTH® suitable for a wide range of applications within the food industry.
  • Sustainability: The use of FlaxSMOOTH® promotes sustainable agriculture and reduces the dependence on environmentally harmful synthetic additives.
  • Enhanced texture: Its gelling, thickening, and binding properties improve the texture and mouthfeel of various food products.
  • Moisture retention: FlaxSMOOTH® maintains the freshness and extends the shelf life of food products by retaining moisture.
  • Fat and egg replacement: It can be used as a fat or egg replacer in low-fat, reduced-calorie, or vegan food products without compromising texture or mouthfeel.
  • Easy incorporation: FlaxSMOOTH® comes in a powder form that is easily dispersible and can be seamlessly incorporated into various formulations.

FlaxSMOOTH® has a wide range of applications in the food industry due to its unique functional properties and versatile nature. The following is a list of its applications:

    • Bakery products:
      • Breads
      • Cakes
      • Muffins
      • Cookies
      • Pastries
      • Tortillas
      • Crackers
      • Gluten-free baked goods
    • Dairy and dairy alternatives:
      • Plant-based milk
      • Yogurt
      • Cheese
      • Ice cream
      • Frozen desserts
      • Creamers
      • Puddings
      • Custards
    • Meat and meat alternatives
      • Plant-based burgers
      • Veggie sausages
      • Meat substitutes
      • Meatballs
      • Plant-based nuggets
      • Meatloaf
      • Meat extenders
    • Dressings, sauces, and condiments:
      • Salad dressings
      • Mayonnaise
      • Ketchup
      • Mustard
      • Barbecue sauces
      • Gravies
      • Marinades
      • Relishes

 

    • Beverages:
      • Smoothies
      • Protein shakes
      • Plant-based drinkable yogurts
      • Nutritional beverages
    • Jams, jellies, and spreads:
      • Fruit preserves
      • Jams
      • Jellies
      • Marmalades
      • Nut and seed butters
    • Snacks and confectionery:
      • Energy bars
      • Granola bars
      • Protein bars
      • Snack chips
      • Crackers
      • Gummies
      • Marshmallow
    • Soups and broths:
      • Cream-based soups
      • Broths
      • Bisques
      • Stews
      • Gravies
    • Processed foods:
      • Ready-to-eat meals
      • Frozen foods
      • Canned foods
      • Instant mixes
    • Nutritional and dietary supplements:
      • Fiber supplements
      • Omega-3 supplements
      • Protein powders
    • Pet food:
      • Wet and dry pet food formulations
      • Pet treats

Lower Costs

Replace Numerous Additives

Replace Eggs

FlaxSmooth® Features

100% NATURAL ICON
NON-GMO ICON
PLANT-BASED
CLEAN LABEL ICON
GLUTEN FREE
ADDITIVES FREE
SOY FREE
GUT FRIENDLY ICON
CORN FREE

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FlaxSmooth® is a dynamic, clean-label ingredient that elevates a wide array of food products, catering to both health-conscious consumers and the demands of modern food production. Its use spans across numerous categories, offering improved texture, nutritional benefits, and sustainability:

  • Bakery: Improves moisture and texture in gluten-free and traditional baked goods; serves as an egg substitute enhancing cohesiveness and shelf life.
  • Egg Reduction: Acts as a binding and leavening agent in recipes, reducing or eliminating the need for eggs in bakery items and batter mixes.
  • Sauce & Dressing: Natural thickener and emulsifier that enhances texture and consistency, maintaining stability without synthetic additives.
  • Gelato and Sorbet: Replaces traditional stabilizers, reducing ice crystal formation and improving the creaminess and texture of frozen desserts.
  • Smallgoods: Enhances flavor retention and texture in processed meats and meat alternatives, providing a meat-like mouthfeel in vegan products.
  • Plant-Based Products: Boosts nutritional content with high omega-3 fatty acids, supporting the development of healthier, plant-based options.
  • Beverages: Stabilizes fruit pulps and other particulates, ensuring even distribution and improved mouthfeel in juices and dairy alternatives.
  • Cold Pressed: Enhances the stability and texture of cold-pressed juice products, contributing to a smooth, enjoyable consistency.
  • Batter Mix: Offers an egg-alternative solution, improving the texture and stability of batters for coatings and fried foods.
  • Dairy Alternatives: Improves texture in vegan gelato, sorbets, and mayonnaise, acting as a creamy base that mimics the properties of traditional dairy products.

In essence, FlaxSmooth®’s broad applicability not only addresses the technical challenges of food formulation but also aligns with the evolving consumer preference for products that are nutritious, sustainable, and free from allergens and GMOs. This ingredient is a testament to the innovative approaches in food science, enhancing the quality and appeal of a diverse range of food categories.

Frequently Asked Questions

FlaxSmooth®  is a clean label 100% flaxseed fine mesh powder. FlaxSmooth®  is completely natural and has not undergone any chemical or genetically modified processes. 

At the same dosage levels,  FlaxSmooth® allows you to remove all gums, stabilizers, and emulsifiers in your ingredient list and enables consumer-friendly label. On top of that, FlaxSmooth® is extremely effective flaxseed fiber that impressively improves the texture of your product.

FlaxSmooth® has a high gelling performance and is often used to replace guar gum in flat breads, binder applications, and replaces gums in ice cream & beverages, as well as replacers stabilizers in smallgoods, dried pasta and in baked goods. 

FlaxSmooth®  is labelled as Flaxseed Powder or Flaxseed Fiber. 

FlaxSmooth® has a shelf life of 24 months at ambient temperature.

The recommended usage for FlaxSmooth® is 0.3% -0.4% in a food formulation at 1:1 ratio to replace Xanthan gum.

Many brands use our ingredients to achieve higher health ratings and to achieve the brand claims, whilst driving functionally and quality.

If you are aiming to create a type of keto/diet/health bar,  we recommend the following -

  • For your bar's bulk/body, Fiberworks® or MetaSweet®, commonly used from 10% to 30% of the bar.
  • Now moving onto further improving on the functionality and eating quality of the bar, CapMoist® is really a stellar multi-functional product in your application. You would use approx. 2-5% approximately.
  • Another amazing product is FlaxSmooth® powder, it contains zero sugar and the dosage is approx. 0.4%.
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