News Release

September 1,2020

Glico Nutrition’s Cluster Dextrin™ wins Ringier Technology Innovation Award 2020 in the food and beverage category as innovative ingredient for sports nutrition

Guangzhou, China, August 14, 2020 – Glico Nutrition has won the “Ringier Technology Innovation Award 2020 – Food & Beverage Industry (Category: Food & Beverage Ingredients – Functional)” by Ringier, Switzerland’s largest internationally operating Swiss media company. The award was presented to Glico Nutrition and its valued business partner DKSH for its innovative sports nutrition ingredient, Cluster Dextrin.

Cluster Dextrin is a functional carbohydrate that provides quick and sustainable energy to significantly enhance performance during exercise and sports. It is made from non-GMO waxy corn starch utilizing Glico’s original enzyme technique. Cluster Dextrin is highly uniform in its molecular structure, highly water-soluble and the solution allows a quick supply through the stomach into the intestine. Compared to traditional carbohydrate sources like glucose and dextrose, Cluster Dextrin is clinically proven to enhance stamina, reduce intestinal discomfort and filling of fatigue as well as suppress inflammatory stress.

The award was officially presented at the 13th Nutritious Food & Functional Beverage Technology Summit 2020 in Guangzhou, China on 13-14 August 2020. At the ceremony, 26 innovative product entries were awarded by an independent panel of judges. The event saw a further annual increase in the number of participants and reflects the importance of the awards program in the industry.

Glico Nutrition continues to explore and expand the possibilities in ingredients through product innovation, practical application, and strict quality assurance. We take pride in developing functional ingredients that offer various functions and benefits based on strong scientific evidence.