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FOS (Fructo-Oligosaccharide) Prebiotic Fiber from Plants


Fructo-oligosaccharides (FOS), is a soluble dietary fiber derived from plants, which is recognized as a typical and useful prebiotic ingredient. In addition, FOS has good health benefits, good taste, and it is a versatile ingredient in the food processing industry.

FOS adjusts the balance of the body's microorganisms to build up preponderance of beneficial microorganisms in the intestinal environment. As a result, the consumption of FOS decreased the harmful bacteria clostridium perfringens, and increased the beneficial bacteria - bifidobacteria. Therefore, there was an overall improvement of the intestinal microbiota environment.

FOS not only promoted antibodies to generate cells but it can also improve the immune system. For instance, FOS provides superior nutritional, functional, and even organoleptic properties which can make it an upgraded functional food ingredient. The ingredient itself also promotes the absorption of minerals such as Calcium, Magnesium, Iron, and Zinc.

The ingredient FOS can also be found in all sorts of dairy products.


Confectionery sweets can feature FOS as one of the prebiotic ingredients.


Baked goods can have several prebiotics, one of which can be the ingredient FOS.


Frozen desserts are most commonly prepared using the FOS prebiotic ingredient.

Frozen Desserts

FOS is a prebiotic ingredient that is commonly found in various beverages.


GOS and FOS can be consumed in a supplement form.


GOS and FOS can be used as an ingredient for pet food.

Pet Food

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