Clasado Biosciences has announced a new extension to its distribution agreement with Asian distributor CTC Group, which supplies its multi award-winning prebiotic ingredient to the health and nutrition markets of the Philippines, Indonesia and Vietnam.
The extension now enables CTC Group to supply the ingredient to dairy applications in Vietnam. The expanded agreement further increases the reach of the ingredient in the rapidly emerging Asian health product market, in line with the ambitious global growth strategy of Clasado.
David Mharakurwa, Director of Sales APAC & EMEA at Clasado Biosciences, comments: “One of our main drivers at Clasado is to not only develop the strongest scientific portfolio on the market, but to make that technology as accessible as possible. By expanding the agreement with CTC Group to cover dairy applications in Vietnam, including yoghurts, dairy beverages and fortified food and drinks, we are doing exactly that.
“We are delighted to extend the partnership with CTC Group, one of the most established names in the supply of functional, scientifically backed ingredients in Vietnam, Indonesia and the Philippines. By providing the rights to supply Bimuno GOS to the dairy category, we are aiming to affect positive change on an even wider scale and make better gut health more accessible.”
Designed to provide versatility for formulators and open new paths for prebiotic product development, Bimuno GOS is the most studied commercially available galactooligosaccharide (GOS) on the market. Meeting the consumer demand for ingredients and products they can trust, the ingredient is supported by over 100 scientific publications, including more than 20 clinical trials.
In addition, the ingredient has been awarded approval from FDA (Food & Drink Administration) Philippines for two associated health claims that can used on-pack for products that contain Bimuno GOS.
To learn more about the scientific portfolio behind Bimuno GOS, please visit https://clasado.com/science/