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BetaVia™ Algae-Based Beta Glucan Immune Support

  • Naturally supports immune health
  • Trains the body’s natural defenses
  • May support digestive tract health
  • Supports respiratory tract health

Triple-Action Protection2-6

  • Primes key immune cells
  • Shaping the microbiome
  • Protects intestinal barrier integrity

Consumers are looking for quality ingredients with proven safety and efficacy for immune health. The suggested immune benefits supported by science help build trust in our ingredients.

How does BetaVia work?


Formulation and Innovation to boost immune products

Formulate BetaVia into a variety of finished products, including functional foods, beverages, and supplements, as well as prototype products developed by Kemin. Complement with other immune support ingredients for a competitive advantage and differentiation in the market. In some formulations, slight flavors or aromas are easily masked. 

Applications include: 

  • Tablets and capsules
  • Bars and baked goods
  • Beverages, syrups and liquids
  • Hard candy and lozenges
  • Gummies and chews
  • Powders and stick packs
  • Softgels
  • Effervescents
  • Chocolate

BetaVia ingredients are natural and safe immune supporting ingredients with an established regulatory status on a global basis.

GRAS, Kosher, Halal, Vegetarian, Gluten free, Allergen free, GMO-free, naturally and sustainably-sourced


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  1. Patent number US 9574217” The production of beta glucans for immune modulation using algae from a proprietary strain of Euglena gracilis ATCC PTA-123017
  2. Evans, M., et al., Effect of a Euglena gracilis Fermentate on Immune Function in Healthy, Active Adults: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial.  Nutrients, 2019, 11(12), 2926
  3. Patents granted a patent on beta 1,3 glucans for modulating immune function (US Patent 10,912,794).  This new patent joins a previously issued patent, US 9574217, on the production of immune modulation using algae from a proprietary strain of Euglena gracilis ATCC PTA-123017.
  4. Spiering, M. J. (2015). Primer on the Immune System. Alcohol research: current reviews, 37(2), 171–175
  5. KHTL-017-149 Characteristics and Prebiotic like Properties of BetaVia Complete
  6. KHTL-017-159  BetaVia Complete Supports Gut Health after Induced Colitis in Mice
  7. Kemin, BetaVia Complete can prime key cells in the innate immune system. KHTL-017-150.
  8. Kemin, Beta 1,3 Glucan Derived from Euglena gracilis Improves Antioxidant Status and Metabolic Health, KHTL-017-160. 
  9. Kemin, BetaViaTM Complete supports a healthy gut by protecting intestinal barrier function after induced colitis in mice. KHTL-017-159.
  10. Kemin, Characteristics and prebiotic like properties of BetaVia Complete. KHTL-017-149.
  11. Russo, R., et al. "Euglena gracilis paramylon activates human lymphocytes by upregulating pro‐inflammatory factors." Food Science & Nutrition 5.2 (2017): 205-214.
  12. Kondo, Y., et al. "Cytokine-related immunopotentiating activities of Paramylon, a β-(1→ 3)-D-glucan from Euglena gracilis." Journal of Pharmacobio-dynamics 15.11 (1992): 617-621.
  13. Kankkunen, P., et al. "(1, 3)-β-Glucans activate both dectin-1 and NLRP3 inflammasome in human macrophages." The Journal of Immunology 184.11 (2010): 6335-6342
  14. Brown, G.D., and Siamon G. Immune recognition: A new receptor for [beta]-glucans." Nature 413.6851 (2001): 36.
  15. Brown, G.D., et al. "Dectin-1 is a major β-glucan receptor on macrophages. Journal of Experimental Medicine 196.3 (2002): 407-412.
  16. Brown, G.D., et al. Dectin-1 mediates the biological effects of β-glucans." Journal of Experimental medicine 197.9 (2003): 1119-1124.
  17. Goodridge, H.S. et al. "β‐glucan recognition by the innate immune system. Immunological reviews 230.1 (2009): 38-50.
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