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Carbiotix is on a mission to fill the fibre gap in our diets through a personalised subscription service.
"Around 80% of adults in the developed only get around half of the soluble fibre they should from diet," - Kristofer Cook, CEO of Carbiotix.
“Our ambition has always been to develop a product that makes soluble fibre consumption simple, affordable and effective for all consumers,” - CTO Peter Falck.
Carbiotix shifted its focus from commercializing its AXOS product to a personalised supplement subscription offering.
Provides monthly microbiome testing, analysis and a personalised supplement sachet delivered in the post.
Users send a gut-bacteria sample to Carbiotix and the results are presented in the form of Fiber Loving Bacteria index.
Results are then used to adjust the dosing of the next supplement delivery.
Long term aim is to add complexity while simultaneously dropping costs.
Plans to give a percentage of its profits to the fortification of foods for people who are malnourished.