UK’s OptiBiotix Launches Prebiotic Supplement Ingredient For European And African Markets
Dietary supplement manufacturers interested in marketing prebiotics and synbiotics – combinations of pre- and post-biotics – in Europe and Africa now have the option of OptiBiotix's xylo-oligosaccharide prebiotic, OptiXOS, which the firm claims has superior stability and gastrointestinal tolerance.
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