Durability has always been one of the greatest challenges facing probiotic organisms. Strains that remain stable in the presence of high heat, or “thermal-resistant” strains, are especially desirable. Nebraska Cultures partnered with Univeristy of Nebraska to test our ProDURA® Bacillus coagulans against two other commercially-available strains. ProDURA® survived twice as long, making it an ideal choice for processed foods, softgels and gummy applications.
ProDURA® serves as a spore-forming bacterium with a naturally protective coating that stays dormant until it meets the perfect conditions of heat, pH and moisture found in the large intestine. Unlike weaker strains, ProDURA® can survive unusually harsh processing, shipping and storage—while retaining its potency—delivering a remarkably more effective probiotic to users.