• New study Sialyllactose and Galactooligosaccharides Promote Epithelial Barrier Functioning

    21 March 2019

    An exciting new in vitro study suggests that both GOS (galacto-oligosaccharides) and SL (sialyllactose) can protect and promote gut health and barrier function, which may be of relevance during early life, adulthood (e.g. colitis), as well as in older adults.

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  • New human study with FrieslandCampina’s Vivinal GOS powder shows improved intestinal barrier function in obese adults

    13 November 2018

    The University of Nebraska in Lincoln (USA), Rush University Medical Center in Chicago (USA) and the University of Alberta in Edmonton (Canada) have recently completed a study into the effects of prebiotics, probiotics and synbiotics on intestinal barrier function and gut microbiota in obese adults. One of the results of the study was that consumption of galacto-oligosaccharides (Vivinal GOS powder) significantly reduces certain markers of gut permeability, indicating an improved intestinal barrier function.1

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  • FrieslandCampina introduces Vivinal® GOS Omni Syrup

    30 April 2018

    FrieslandCampina recognises the importance of a balanced digestive system as a core prerequisite for good health and wellbeing. We are therefore extending our current Vivinal® GOS product portfolio with Vivinal® GOS Omni Syrup. This valuable bio-active ingredient has been shown to promote digestive health1-6 and is suitable for a variety of applications beyond infant nutrition.

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  • PRESS RELEASE: Studies with FrieslandCampina’s Vivinal GOS have shown increased uptake of iron and improved gut microbiome

    22 November 2017

    Two recent studies have led to new insights into supplements containing Vivinal GOS. The first study showed an increase in iron absorption by 62 percent upon supplementation with Vivinal GOS in iron deficient Kenyan infants(1). The second study revealed that adding Vivinal GOS mitigated the adverse effects of iron supplementation on gut microbiota and infections(2). Both studies were conducted by the group of Prof. Zimmermann from the Institute of Food, Nutrition and Health, ETH Zurich, Switzerland.

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  • FrieslandCampina introduces Vivinal GOS Syrup Organic

    8 November 2017

    In response to increasing consumer demand for organic infant formula, FrieslandCampina DOMO is the first producer to globally introduce organic GOS syrup. This organic dairy ingredient is rich in non-digestible galacto-oligosaccharides, produced from organic-certified lactose using a proprietary enzymatic technology. Organic Vivinal GOS Syrup is an important addition to organic infant formula.

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  • FrieslandCampina and Glycosyn partner for new infant nutrition ingredients

    11 February 2016

    FrieslandCampina Domo and US-based Glycosyn are combining their expertise into a global partnership to develop new infant nutrition ingredients. The parties signed a technology and partnership agreement. Glycosyn has developed a patented technology for the production of oligosaccharides from lactose. FrieslandCampina Domo will produce and introduce these new ingredients onto the global market.

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  • FrieslandCampina expands production of infant nutrition ingredient GOS

    9 November 2015

    FrieslandCampina has opened a new production facility for galacto-oligosaccharides (Vivinal GOS) in Borculo. Its Vivinal GOS is used in a range of infant nutrition products. The expansion of production will enable FrieslandCampina to respond to the increasing worldwide demand for high-quality ingredients for use in infant nutrition.

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  • Pre- and probiotics

    8 January 2015

    FrieslandCampina Domo will take part again in the third virtual conference on the future of pre- and probiotics.

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