The Brenntag Food & Nutrition business unit in North America, part of the Brenntag Group, has announced an exclusive distribution agreement with the Monaghan Mushrooms Unlimited Company in the USA and Canada.
The distribution agreement covers the ingredients produced as part of the Monaghan Group’s innovation arm, MBio. MBio has developed clean label ingredients from mushrooms. The ingredient line includes Vitamin D Mushroom Powder, Vitamin B12 Mushroom Powder, and Whole Mushroom Powder, and can be used in the food, beverage, nutraceutical, and supplement industries.
“We are pleased to announce our new relationship with MBio as the exclusive distributor in the US and Canada. MBio’s innovative products are a great addition to our product portfolio and enable us to offer our customers differentiated value,” said Larry Davis , President of Nutrition Americas.
Some of the nutritional benefits of mushrooms are:
- Rich in protein
- Rich in fiber
- Low in fat and without cholesterol
- Low in salt and sodium
- Sugar free
- Source of minerals like selenium, potassium, phosphorus, iron and copper
Vitamin D is made by exposing mushroom powder to light. It is important for bone health as it helps the body absorb calcium. This vegan source can be used for nutraceuticals and dietary supplements, as well as for beverage and food applications like meat analogues.
Vitamin B12, which is extracted from mushrooms, plays a vital role in brain health, red blood cell formation, normal nervous system function, and regulation of the immune system. It is also known for fighting fatigue and improving energy levels. Whole mushroom powder is a source of proteins, carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals. It offers a unique combination of functionality and taste as it is also a source of umami-rich compounds.
“The MBio team is very pleased to be working with Brenntag Food & Nutrition in North America. The USA and Canada are important growth markets for our products. Paul Grenville, CCO of MBio, said: “We see a unique opportunity for our vegan whole-food vitamin D and B12 mushroom powders to develop sustainable clean label solutions for customers who benefit from Brenntag’s expertise in the food industry. and beverage science are supported. “
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