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Preservatives, Yeast and Yeast Products


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Biorigin works on the art of creating natural, Non-GMO, clean label and sustainable ingredients solutions for people´s health and well-being. 

Its portfolio includes yeast extracts, yeast derivatives and natural flavours that can be used in a wide range of applications helping to develop the overall taste of formulated foods delivering savoury, body, mouthfeel and Umami, offering solutions for sodium reduction, flavour masking and nutritional value (yeast beta glucan, selenium and brewer´s yeast).  

Biorigin the first to obtain the Bonsucro Chain of Custody certification for yeast extracts and derivatives produced from fermentable sugar cream and sugarcane yeast cream, demonstrating Biorigin’s commitment to social, environmental, and economic practices through sustainable sourcing.

Since 2012 Biorigin is a Sedex member and in 2016 joined Ecovadis, reinforcing it's responsible and ethical business practices in global supply chains.  

Biorigin is ISO 9001, FSSC 22000, SQF certified and the products are Kosher and Halal.

Articles On FoodIngredientsFirst


Food Ingredients News  31 August 2018

Biorigin to invest US$3.5m in expansions at US plant

31 Aug 2018 --- Biorigin, a Brazilian multinational company that operates in the production of natural ingredients for human and animal nutrition, will start the expansion plan of its unit located in Louisville, US. The move will allow it to more than double its production capacity of the Bioenhance line, from natural flavors. With investments of US$3.5 million, the project will comprise, among other things, the purchase of a new fermenter that will start operating in the first semester of 2019.

Food Ingredients News  08 August 2018

Biorigin achieves Non-GMO Project verification for 38 ingredients

08 Aug 2018 --- Biorigin has reinforced its commitment to transparency, the company's line of yeast extracts, Bionis, has achieved Non-GMO Project Verified status for 38 if its natural ingredients portfolio. Biorigin claims to be always following the most important demands and market trends in order to work on the art of creating natural, non-GMO, clean label and sustainable solutions which promote people's health and well-being. 

Food Ingredients News  01 August 2018

Zilor-Biorigin Sustainability Report highlights “84 percent overall customer satisfaction”

01 Aug 2018 --- To demonstrate how its businesses are conducted responsibly and transparently, Zilor-Biorigin has presented the 6th edition of its Sustainability Report, presenting the main results and initiatives of the company from April 1, 2016, to March 31, 2018. This edition highlighted Biorigin’s production record, in addition to the 84 percent of overall customer satisfaction. In caring for people, the investments in the development, safety and well-being of employees with the Life in Focus Program.

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Articles on The World of Food Ingredients


From TWOFI  15 February 2018

Trimming Salt, Maintaining Taste

15 Feb 2018 --- Biorigin solutions can compensate sodium reduction and enhance salty and umami perceptions.

From TWOFI  02 January 2018

NPD 2018: A Crystal Ball

02 Jan 2018 --- Key suppliers offer their thoughts on trends to watch out for in 2018 and beyond. Has the strong growth in clean label finally hit a peak?

From TWOFI  14 September 2017

Snacking 2020: The Opportunities

14 Sep 2017 --- Key suppliers offer their thoughts on savory bakery & snacks trends and formulation. How is snacking evolving and where are the untapped opportunities?

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Video Interviews


01 August 2018

The role for yeast extracts in sugar reduction

01 Aug 2018 --- At IFT in Chicago last month, Biorigin was exhibiting how their yeast extracts can be used for sugar reduction. Maria Helena Branco tells FoodIngredientsFirst: “Consumers are looking for healthier products in the market. The biggest trend that we see now is sugar reduction. The yeast extracts we have are usually used in savory products, but can now be used in sweet products. It is important to understand the specific profiles of the yeast, some are more savory than others. We have been able to reduce sugar in iced coffees, juices, cakes and biscuits. This is a growing platform and a solid trend in the market.”

01 August 2013

New Platforms With Yeast Extracts

01 Aug 2013 --- Mario Steinmetz, CEO of Biorigin Discusses New Platforms With Yeast Extracts.