Functional Beverage

The functional beverages market includes a variety of sub-segments including energy drinks, sports drinks, enhanced water, functional dairy beverages, functional juices and specialty beverages. Consumers are continually seeking healthier options to carbonated beverages or sugar and preservative filled juices. Functional beverages typically come with added ingredients such as herbs, minerals, vitamins, or amino acids, to boost nutritional value. ABITEC's ingredients can add sustainable nutritional benefits and improved functionality to your functional beverage portfolio.

Featured Product: Captex® Medium-Chain Triglycerides (MCTs)

  • Medium-Chain Triglycerides (MCTs) provide sustainable energy and post-workout recovery, increased thermogenesis, promote prolonged satiety and aid in cognitive enhancement [1-3].
  • Rapid source of fuel that is readily used by the body
  • Kosher and Halal
  • Not manufactured from bioengineered ingredients (Non-GMO)
  • Powdered forms available in our Nutri Sperse® product line
  • Wide variety of applications including, sports and energy drinks, juices, coffee and more!
  • Keto and Paleo diet friendly
  • Excellent Stability with 24-36 month shelf life

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Product Name Chemical Name CAS Number INCI Name

Captex 300 C

Glyceryl Tricaprylate/Tricaprate 65381-09-1 Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride

Captex 300 C USP-NF MCT

Glyceryl Tricaprylate/Tricaprate 65381-09-1 Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
Captex 300 Glyceryl Tricaprylate/Tricaprate 65381-09-1 Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
Captex 355 Glyceryl Tricaprylate/Tricaprate 65381-09-1, or 73398-61-5 Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
Captex 1000 Glyceryl Tricaprate 621-71-6 Tricaprin
Captex 8000 Glyceryl Tricaprate 538-23-8 Tricaprylin
Captex GTO Triolein 122-32-7 Glyceryl Trioleate

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Related Products


NUTRI SPERSE lipid powders deliver up to 73% fat content from a wide range of healthy oils, including medium chain triglycerides (MCTs), canola, and high oleic sunflower. All of our oils are low trans fat, non hydrogenated, Kosher, and Halal. They are dispersible across a spectrum of hot and cold aqueous applications, and they provide a creamy mouth feel and improved functionality to products where liquid oils are not applicable.

Additionally, they are:

  • Available with dairy and non-dairy bases*
  • Available with MCTs for increased and sustainable energy supply
  • Used to promote post-workout recovery and enhance performance
  • Up to 24 month shelf life

*The carbohydrate and proteins in the bases of Nutri Sperse powders are specifically selected to provide nutritional functionality, such as, slow to fast energy production.

Product Name


Oil Type 


Nutri Sperse A5100** Polydextrose, Milk Protein Concentrate, and Whey Protein Isolate High Oleic Sunflower 45%
Nutri Sperse CAN 70 Nonfat Dried Milk Canola 70%
Nutri Sperse IP HOS 70 ND Non-GMO Maltodextrin High Oleic Sunflower 70%
Nutri Sperse HOS 73 Buttermilk High Oleic Sunflower 73%
Nutri Sperse HOSO M Non-GMO Maltodextrin High Oleic Sunflower 48%
Nutri Sperse MCT CA Modified Food Starch MCT 25%
Nutri Sperse MCT 50 Non-GMO Maltodextrin MCT 50%
Nutri Sperse MCT 70 Nonfat Dried Milk MCT 70%

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Mono- and diglycerides improve the bioavailability of insoluble and/or impermeable active nutritional ingredients. For the functional beverage market these ingredients can also aid in the emulsification and solubilization of certain nutrient focused drinks. Functionalities include:

  • Solubilizer
  • Emulsifier/co-emulsifier
  • Carrier (vehicle)
  • Bioavailability enhancer
Product Name Chemical Name
Capmul 471 Glyceryl caprylate/caprate

Capmul GMO-50

Glyceryl Monooleate
Capmul GMS-50K Glyceryl Monostearate



1. St. Onge, M.P. , Jones, J.H. (2002) Physiological Effects of Medium Chain triglycerides: Potential Agents in the Prevention of Obesity, J. Nutr. 132: 329-332

2. Bach AC and Babayan VK. Medium-chain triglycerides: an update. The American journal of clinical nutrition 1982;36(5):950-962.

3. Heydinger JA and Nakhasi DK. Medium Chain Triacylglycerols. J Food Lipids 1996;3:251-257.

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