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Flaxseed

Manufactured by Glanbia Nutritionals

Not All Flaxseed Is Created Equal

When it comes to flaxseed, nobody can compete with the quality or nutritional value found in Glanbia’s MeadowPure® line of flaxseed ingredients.

MeadowPure® is a patented seed selection and cleaning process found exclusively at Glanbia Nutritionals. First, they work with contract farmers to select flaxseed that's superior in color, uniformity and flavor. The seeds are then processed using proprietary patented technology that protects the integrity of the flaxseed during all stages of production. The result is a superior flaxseed that remains stable under a wide variety of food processing, distribution and handling conditions for up to two years after the milling of the seed. The full nutritional value of flaxseed is delivered where it's intended—in the food products that reach consumers.

Nutritional And Functional Benefits

Whether you're looking to enhance your project with flaxseed's powerful antioxidant benefits or its abundance of essential Omega-3 fatty acids, Glanbia’s MeadowPure® line of flaxseed delivers the nutritional and functional requirements your application demands.

Flaxseed Nutritional Benefits

  • Essential omega-3 fatty acids
  • Antioxidants
  • Cardiovascular
  • Cognitive function

Flaxseed Functional Benefits

  • Food and beverage fortification
  • Enhance texture
  • Extend shelf life
  • Reduce the rate of staling
  • Increase moisture retention
  • Replace xanthan gum with a 100% natural alternative
  • Boost your fiber and protein claim

Main Application Areas

Flaxseed ingredients make a great addition to a variety of applications. Here are some ideas to help get you started:

  • Baked goods
  • Snacks
  • Cereals
  • Tortillas
  • Dressing and sauces
  • Beverages
  • Supplements
  • Pet Nutrition

Flaxseed Ingredient Options

We offer a wide variety of flaxseed ingredients designed to improve your product formulations.

OPTISOL® 5000 Hydrocolloid System

OptiSol 5000 is an all-natural, highly functional ingredient system with strong hydrocolloid properties. When used as a replacement for fats, gums and other higher-priced ingredients, OptiSol 5000 provides an opportunity to significantly reduce costs, while maintaining the great taste and texture of your formulations and cleaning up label. Claims of nutritional benefits from Omega-3, fibers and lignans are also available.

OPTISOL® 5100 Moisture Management System

OptiSol 5100 is an all-natural, patent-pending ingredient system that has strong hydrocolloid properties. These properties have been shown to be effective in controlling water activity in bread formulations and aiding in shelf life extension and anti-staling. Claims of nutritional benefits from Omega-3, fibers and lignans are also available.

SELECTGRAD® Milled Flaxseed

SelectGrad milled flaxseed is a gently milled flax ingredient for use in a variety of food applications. Offering a soft texture and mild, nutty toasted flavor, SelectGrad is trans fat-free, gluten-free and kosher certified. It is available in Regular (for soft texture), Ultra Fine (for fine texture), Fine (for less-conspicuous appearance) and Organic. Shelf life is guaranteed for two years.

CHOICEGRAD™ Whole Flaxseed

ChoiceGrad whole flaxseed is recognized for its superior flavor and uniform color. The seeds are selected, cleaned and sized according to stringent quality specifications. Only whole, well-matured seeds are selected. This product contains 100% of the nutritional value of flaxseed: high in ALA Omega-3, dietary fiber, lignans and protein. ChoiceGrad is available in regular and organic with a guaranteed shelf life of two years.

BEVGRAD® Fine Milled Flaxseed

BevGrad offers the finest granulation available, imparting a smooth texture, and is easily incorporated into your formulations without compromising taste. Rich in ALA Omega-3, BevGrad is trans fat-free, gluten-free and kosher certified. MicroSure™ Plus heat treated for unprecedented microbial stability (<10,000 cfu/g), BevGrad® performs in ready-to-drink and ready-to-mix formulations alike. BevGrad is available in regular and organic varieties with a guaranteed shelf life of two years.

NUTRIGRAD® Lignan/Fiber Complex

This product is a fine-particle, supplement-grade flaxseed ingredient exceptionally high in antioxidant and dietary fiber value, with five times more lignans than full-fat flaxseed. Applications include capsules, tablets and nutritional powders.

FORTIGRAD® Flaxseed Bran

FortiGrad is a minimally processed flaxseed bran with significant dietary fiber (56%). FortiGrad is also rich in lignans (6%), trans fat-free, gluten-free and kosher certified. FortiGrad is guaranteed fresh for one year.