A life-changing
biotic solution



Imagine chocolate products that could: 

Benefits of zen chocolate

The communication is intended for business-to-business information and not for the final consumer. This ingredient is not intended for use to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. The statements on this material have not been evaluated by any regulatory authority, unless specifically mentioned. ​

2 Allen AP et al. Bifidobacterium longum 1714® as a translational psychobiotic: modulation of stress, electrophysiology and neurocognition in healthy volunteers. Transl Psychiatry. 2016 Nov 1;6(11):e939.  Wang H et al. Bifidobacterium longum 171® Strain Modulates Brain Activity of Healthy Volunteers During Social Stress. Am J Gastroenterol. 2019 Jul;114(7):1152-1162

A unique biotic
ingredient in food

Suitable for solid chocolate or chocolate compound

Based on Novozymes’ unique Bifidobacterium longum 1714TM strain 

Indicative shelf life stability

Two published clinical studies and three ongoing studies to be published in 2024 and 2025


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A bite for your
mental wellness1-3:

  • Culture is easily added after chocolate tempering​

  • Proper mixing needed for even distribution​

  • Preliminary strain stability proven at room temp for up to 15 months in chocolate. Stability trials are ongoing​

  • 1x 109 CFU/serving at end of shelf life​

  • No negative impact on chocolate sensory attributes​

  • The strain is protected by chocolate through the stomach and is released in the small intestine

Functional Food - Chocolate

1 It is always the final food manufacturer's responsibility to ensure compliance with all relevant local, state and federal regulations. The communication is intended for business-to-business information and not for the final consumer. The statements on this material have not been evaluated by any regulatory authority, unless specifically mentioned.

This solution is still under development and expected to be launched during 2024. Sampling and co-development may be available during 2023.

3 The Bifidobacterium longum 1714® is clinically tested to modulate brain activity to support relaxation and emotional balance during stressful times. This ingredient is not intended for use to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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