Starter culture and probiotics manufacturers grow a wide variety of microbial species which belong to the lactic acid bacteria group: Bifidobacteria, Saccharomyces, Bacillus, Streptococcus etc. These manufacturers supply diverse industries including dairy, human health, animal feed, plant health, wine and vinegar.
Our X-SEED® products provide key nutritional components like free amino acids, nucleotides, peptides, vitamins and minerals in a composition balanced for optimal growth, stability and activity of microbes in the starter culture and probiotics sector.
Explore bionutrients for cultures and probiotics
Classical yeast extract made by autolysis, resulting in a high free amino acids content along with vitamins, minerals and other trace elements.
X-SEED® Nucleo Advanced
Naturally enriched yeast extract, an excellent source of free ribonucleotides and easily available peptides.
Yeast peptone supplying increased amounts of small peptides, B-vitamins and naturally bound minerals.
Using bionutrients in cultures and probiotics
Read our white papers with various application examples for increased performance.
Design of Experiments as a tool to boost the growth of lactic acid bacteria with yeast extract combinations
Insights into the use of different peptide size fractions by Bifidobacteria
Impact of yeast extracts and peptones on S. thermophilus
Free nucleotides as important growth factors for L. bulgaricus
Influence of growth media composition on cell stability during freeze drying
X-SEED® for increasing bacterial spore production
X-SEED® for Acetic Acid Bacteria
Why choose Ohly for bionutrients?
Every time you employ X-SEED® bionutrients, you’re using a solution backed by nearly 200 years of expertise in yeast production.
Our long history has given us the chance to hone our craft, refining our practices to create quality products that give you swift growth, high yields and wide-ranging nutritional benefits.
But we never stop pushing for improvement – and that’s why we’re focused on sustainability as much as innovation. Whether it’s embracing new technology or reducing our carbon footprint, we are always looking for ways to improve, innovate and adapt.