How do we Certify products through testing?

Posted on July 19, 2015

The FODMAP Friendly Program independently tests foods and food products through NATA approved food laboratories. The Australian approved laboratory is DTS Food Laboratories – who are the largest food testing facility in Australia. DTS provide analytical and testing services to businesses across Australia and New Zealand, ensuring food and beverage products are safe for distribution across the Asia Pacific region. []

What are FODMAPs?

Posted on July 09, 2015

The term ‘FODMAP’ is an acronym for a collection of sugars (also known as short chain carbohydrates) that have been identified as being problematic to certain individuals, in eliciting IBS-type symptoms. FODMAPs are: Fermentable Oligosaccharides (fructans and galacto-oligosaccharides) Disaccharides (lactose) Monosaccharides (fructose in excess of glucose) And Polyols (sorbitol, mannitol, maltitol and xylitol).   When consumed in foods and/or drinks, []