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INSURING BIOMASS YIELD AND VIABILITY THROUGHOUT PRODUCTION OF FOOD CULTURES AND PROBIOTICS

YOUR CHALLENGES

An adapt production process and new culture media development are keys to ensuring viability and vitality throughout your process resulting in  microorganisms which maintain their desired functionality.

Fermentation, food cultures and probiotics have, for millennia, been a part of our diets, shaped our foods and beverages, and positively impacted our health. Microorganisms and fermentation represent an infinite source of innovation to answer key challenges of the food, feed, and health industries for years to come.

A multitude of strains are produced by industrial fermentation, each requiring specific nutrients and nitrogen sources, resulting in complex production constraints.  The most common food cultures and probiotics are lactic acid producing bacteria such as Lactobacillus acidophilus or Lactobacillus plantarum, and non-lactic producing strains such as Bifidobacterium lactis or Streptococcus thermophilus.

The efficient production of biomass and management of living microorganisms necessitate a fusion of advanced scientific expertise, precise engineering, and meticulous logistics, all while considering the evolving market landscape and meeting consumer expectations.

That is where we are able to help!

Food Culture and Probiotics Applications

WE CAN HELP OUR NuCel®
CUSTOMERS WITH:

Large scope of microorganism

NUTRITION & PROTECTION FOR A WIDE RANGE OF MICROORGANISMS

  • Food cultures: dairy cultures, meat and others
  • Probiotics
  • New generation probiotics
Production performance
PRODUCTION
PERFORMANCE

  • Organic source of nitrogen
  • High viability and biomass yield
  • Specific nutritional requirements
  • Fermentation kinetics monitoring
industrial network
global
INDUSTRIAL
NETWORK
  • Dedicated portfolio for food cultures & probiotics strains
  • Co-development of solutions
  • Regional technical support in fermentation & production process
  • Network of application laboratories specialized in culture media optimization
  • R&D platform for microorganism metabolomics & activity.
Regulatory compliance
FOOD
REGULATORY
COMPLIANCE
  • Food microbiology compliant
  • Halal & Kosher certifications
  • Food safety & allergen management
  • GMO, allergen & animal free origins

NuCel® PRODUCTS ARE HERE TO SUPPORT YOUR NEEDS!

The NuCel® range for probiotics and food cultures offers a main source of nitrogen and growth factors through a diversity of yeast extracts and yeast peptones. With more than two decades of partnerships with food culture and probiotic producers, NuCel® products are proven efficient fermentation nutrients.

Our experts will support you in finding the most suitable solution to your challenges.

NuCel®
FERMENTATION NUTRIENTS

Biomass production optimization

  • Increase yield
  • Balance fermentation kinetics.
  • Boost viability and metabolic activity of bacteria with complex nutritional requirements.
  • Insure allergen and animal-free media with yeast peptones.
  • Improve acidification rate and viability in lactic acid bacteria.

NuCel® PROTECT
LYOPROTECTANT AGENT

Increase the survivability of probiotics after freeze-drying and during shelf-life

  • Specifically designed for lyoprotection of probiotics
  • Insuring the viability of probiotic biomass during the freeze-drying step.
  • Increase of shelf-life stability.
  • Facilitating the freeze-drying steps

NuCel®
FERMENTATION NUTRIENTS

Biomass production optimization

Increase of yield.

Balance fermentation kinetics.

Viability and metabolic activity of bacteria with complex nutritional requirements.

Allergen and animal-free media with yeast peptones.

Acidification rate and viability improvement of lactic bacteria.

NuCel® PROTECT
LYOPHILIZATION AGENT

Viability and stability improvement through freeze-drying

Insuring the viability of probiotic biomass during the freeze-drying step.

Increase of shelf-life stability.

Reduction of overage in probiotics formulation.

How Can We Help You Make
Your probiotic production
a Success?

Jean-Michel FAURIE

“The mission of the Technical Support Team is to understand customers’ demands and in helping them to define and precise theirs needs. This allows co-building the most suitable solution with a short fermentation time, an optimal biomass yield and the highest viability during storage. The objectives are to improve the productivity of our customers, the robustness of their process and the efficacy of their products.”

Jean-Michel FAURIE – Head of Technical Support

EXAMPLES OF PROCELYS' FERMENTATION SOLUTIONS FOR FOOD CULTURES AND PROBIOTIC APPLICATIONS

Increasing cell viability (AFU Count)
of Lactobacillus acidophilus and Lactobacillus plantarum by combining knowledge of bacteria metabolism and metabolomics techniques.
Completing substitution of a meat peptone
in the culture media of Enterococcus faecium while maintaining equivalent biomass production yield.
Achieving a reduction of 5 hours of the fermentation time
of a Bifidobacterium sp. by optimizing the concentration of the yeast-based ingredient in the culture media.
Increasing the cell density and the growth rate
of Bifidobacterium lactis by optimizing the ratio of yeast extract and yeast peptone in the culture media.
Decreasing EPS (exopolysaccharide) production to ease the downstream process
for Lactobacillus sp. by optimizing the culture media and analyzing the evolution from the fermentation step to the freeze-drying step.
Learn more about how we can support you with a metabolic approach for probiotics and production process development.

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