GrainFrac Inc.

Founded in April 2014, GrainFrac is improving human health through scientifically proven dietary fibre and low glycemic ingredients. Our flagship products, Cerabeta™ and a low GI certification called Glycemic Smart™, will be in production by November 2014.

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GrainFrac’s technology allows for the production of cereal beta-glucan concentrate at an incredibly cost-efficient price for food producers. Our flagship product, Cerabeta™ provides a marketing edge with health claims.


Cerabeta™ is a cereal beta-glucan concentrate. Cereal beta-glucan is a soluble dietary fibre ingredient present in the cell walls of whole grains such as barley and oats. It’s an all-in-one natural ingredient with multiple scientifically proven health benefits:

  • Benefits heart-health through cholesterol reduction.
  • Helps in the management of diabetes through maintenance of friendly blood-glucose levels.
  • Improves digestive health and regularity.

Glycemic Smart™

Products portraying our badge can be trusted as a low glycemic index food. Where the science behind caloric control has failed, glycemic control prevails. Consumption of low GI foods allows for more a consistent, slower rise in blood glucose levels, resulting in:

  • Lower increases in blood insulin levels after meals.
  • Weight loss and improved overall health.
  • Improved sensitivity to insulin.
  • Improved diabetes control.

Heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly, and stomach-friendly with health claim eligibility in the US, Canada, and Europe.

Food and supplement industries have been searching for affordable natural ingredients to modify their formulations towards solving global health issues. Cerabeta™ is scientifically proven and eligible for health claims from the FDA, Health Canada, and the EFSA. View the eligibility references from each association by clicking the flags below.

GrainFrac Inc.
Suite 230, 9411 63rd Avenue
Edmonton, AB, Canada, T6E 0G2

Brad Shapka
President & CEO

Thava Vasanthan PhD
VP Research & Development

Steve Tomtene
VP Ingredients Sourcing