Springs, TX—The Global Prebiotic Association(GPA), which has a mission to "Increase public awareness about the production, quality and science of prebiotic products, expand manufacturer understanding of the solid science supporting both well-known and newfound benefits, and create needed transparency about product quality, announced its newest members. Sweden-based Carbiotix, France-based Nexira and India/US-based Sabinsa have all joined at the associate level, and Canada-based MSPrebiotic has enhanced its membership level from Associate level to Member level, according to a press release.

“The addition of these members enhances GPA’s international presence, especially in Europe, and continues to increase the diversity of prebiotic types represented,” said Len Monheit, GPA’s Executive Director, in the press release. “Engagement is so critical for us to be able to accomplish our work plan. While gaining new members is important, seeing members increase their participation level is also key. That’s why we are pleased to see MSPrebiotic move from Associate Member Level to full Member Level."
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“GPA serves as a tremendous united resource for our organization and the category,” said Jason Leibert, Vice President, Business, at MSPrebiotic in the release. “We are committed to supporting the GPA, and excited about the initiatives GPA is working on to help grow awareness of this emerging category."