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Hops for Nutraceuticals

The hop plant is an excellent source of a broad range of naturally-derived compounds which exhibit many interesting and beneficial biological activities. As a division of the largest hop processor in the world, BetaTec Hop Products is ideally suited to understand complex hop chemistry and exploit the hops’ intrinsic nutraceutical properties. Our group has “state of the art” research and processing facilities that enable us to isolate the various active components from the heart of the hop. We can supply a broad range of formulations to meet each of our customers varying requirements.

Reported activities of hops compounds include:

  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Anti-osteoporosis
  • Reduction of Metabolic Syndrome disorders
  • Calming Agent
  • Phyto-estrogenic properties
  • Anti-oxidant
  • Anti-diabetic
  • Anti-viral

Hops as a Functional Food Ingredient

Since it’s used in brewing beer, the hops cone has been consumed by humans for thousands of years. But beyond brewing, hops have a range of properties ideally suited for use in other foods. These functionalities include:

  • Flavoring
  • Preservation
  • Bittering
  • Foam enhancement
  • Foam stabilization

About Our Products

BetaTec offers a range of products that bring nutrition and functionality to foods, beverages and supplements. They all have a long history of safe use, enjoy GRAS status and are Kosher
certified. Our applications technologists will work with you to find a perfect, natural solution to your food formulation challenge. Contact us for details on our nutraceutical and functional food ingredients product line.

Alpha Hop: Active ingredient in Perluxan (Pharmachem), contains ~85% of alpha acids
MgRho Slurry: Raw material that gets dried to powder form.
PTRG: Pure tetrahydro-iso alpha acids resin gold
TREB/Spent Hops
XanoHop A: Contains at least 50% xanthohumol (XN)

Hop Ingredient Resources