B Vitamin Types

What are the B Vitamin Types?

B vitamins are a group of water-soluble vitamins, consisting of eight types:

B1 (Thiamine), B2 (Riboflavin), B3 (Niacin), B5 (Pantothenic Acid), B6 (Pyridoxine), B7 (Biotin), B9 (Folate/Folic Acid), and B12 (Cobalamin)

B vitamins play a role in many processes, such as fortification and color enhancement to flavor improvement and shelf-life extension.


B Vitamins Distributor & Supplier Information

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Different Types of B Vitamins

Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)
Purpose: Essential for energy production, nerve function, and carbohydrate metabolism.

Usage: Added to bread, cereals, pasta, rice, energy drinks, fortified juices, and more.

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)
Purpose: Important for energy production, metabolism of fats, drugs, and steroids.

Usage: Added to bread, cereals, pasta, rice, energy drinks, fortified juices, and more.

Vitamin B3 (Niacin)

Purpose: Helps convert food into energy, aids in digestion, and supports healthy skin and nerve function.

Usage: Added to bread, cereals, pasta, rice, energy drinks, fortified juices, and more. Used for food preservation.

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid)

Purpose: Plays a role in producing energy from food, as well as in the synthesis of hormones and cholesterol.

Usage: Added to bread, cereals, pasta, rice, energy drinks, fortified juices, and more.

Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)

Purpose: Involved in amino acid metabolism, red blood cell production, and neurotransmitter synthesis.

Usage: Added to bread, cereals, pasta, rice, energy drinks, fortified juices, and more.

Vitamin B7 (Biotin)

Purpose: Supports metabolism, skin health, and assists in the breakdown of fats, carbohydrates, and proteins.

Usage: Added to bread, cereals, pasta, rice, energy drinks, fortified juices, and more.

Vitamin B9 (Folate)

Purpose: Essential for DNA synthesis, red blood cell formation, and during pregnancy to prevent birth defects.

Usage: Added to bread, cereals, pasta, rice, energy drinks, fortified juices, and more.

Vitamin B12 (Cobalamin)

Purpose: Crucial for nerve function, DNA synthesis, red blood cell formation, and energy production.

Usage: Added to bread, cereals, pasta, rice, energy drinks, fortified juices, and more.


About AIFI - A B Vitamin Supplier & Distributor

American International Foods, Inc. is a leading B vitamin supplier with an additional full service portfolio of over 2500 food and beverage ingredients. We offer one of the most extensive lines of vitamins distributed to manufacturers and processors in the food, beverage, pet food, health and nutrition sectors. With a strategic nationwide warehouse network and our reliable just-in-time deliveries, we can supply your business with high quality vitamins at competitive prices.