Here are some questions we are frequently asked. However, if we have not answered your questions, please write to us below.
What is the difference between Fresubin and a traditional energy drink from the supermarket?
All our Fresubin products are Foods for Special Medical Purposes (FSMP) with specific regulatory and compositional requirements. The composition is specifically designed to meet the needs of patients with or who are at risk of malnutrition and are used in a wide variety of healthcare settings.
Fresubin products deliver all essential building blocks for health like protein, vitamins, minerals and trace elements and are mostly suitable for complete nutrition.
How can I get samples?
If you are a patient/consumer, please contact your healthcare professional.
For healthcare professionals, please contact your Fresenius Kabi representative
or simply email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Do you have any lactose free products?
5 kcal Shot is clinically free from lactose, however most of our products are low in lactose according to the Australian and New Zealand food standards code. Please check the fact sheet attached to the product description.
Do you have any gluten free products?
All our Fresubin products are low in gluten according to the Australian and New Zealand food standards code.
Are the Fresubin products halal certified?
Yes, all our products are halal.
Are the Fresubin products kosher?
Yes, all our products are kosher.
Which Fresubin products can be heated?
All oral nutrition supplements in the Fresubin range can be moderately heated (max 65C) in the microwave and/or on the stove. Do not heat any Fresubin product in its original packaging, it is recommended that you use a heat safe dish/cup. Exceeding the recommended temperature will affect the quality of the nutrients and can be a safety hazard. The most popular flavours which are heated are chocolate, mushroom and tomato-carrot.
Do I have to use Fresubin always on its own?
No, you can combine Fresubin products with your regular food or even enrich your meal with Fresubin. We have developed and tried out different recipes using Fresubin for you. So you can vary your daily extra portion of energy and nutrients to make it attractive and delicious.