Galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS) are non-digestible carbohydrate produced from lactose (a component of milk) through enzymatic process. GOS has a long history of use in countries such as the USA, Japan, The European Union, Australia and New Zealand.

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VITAGOS™ is a syrup rich in galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS) that has an exceptional clean taste and smooth mouth feel. GOS is reviewed and permitted as a dietary fibre by Health Canada Food Directorate and allowed to be used in all unstandardized food products as a source of dietary fibre in Canada.

Vitalus Nutrition’s newest product line is VITAGOS™, a dairy based non-digestible carbohydrate rich in dietary fibre. This patent-pending technical ingredient is perfect for enhancing the functional nutrition of almost any food.

What kind of food applications are best for VITAGOS™?

VITAGOS™ is beneficial to a wide variety of applications. Our product development teams are waiting to collaborate with you on your current products, product concepts or ideation sessions, such as:





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Meal Replacements

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Special Nutrition

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Snacks & Cereals

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Health & Sport
Nutritional Products

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Animal Feed

VITAGOS™ Properties Profile

  • Highly soluble clear-liquid syrup
  • Shelf stable for 18 months
  • Requires no special storage or distribution conditions
  • Can be incorporated into a wide variety of functional food and beverage applications