Organic tapioca dextrose
Ciranda has expanded its line of TapiOK organic
tapioca products to include organic tapioca dextrose. Dextrose is sweet in
taste, is an instant energy source and has a wide range of applications due
to its solubility. Manufactured from pure, organic and non-GMO tapioca
starch TapiOK organic dextrose can be used in energy gels, beverages, bars,
baby food, chocolate, ice cream, chewing gum, as a priming sugar for beer,
and in tabletting for mints or neutraceutical/ homeopathic formulas.
— Ciranda Inc., 221 Vine Street, Hudson, Wis. 54016; 715/386-1737;
Archer Daniels Midland Co. has launched Cal-Mor
calcium citrate, a highly bioavailable and directly compressible calcium
source for the food, beverage and supplement industries. Applications
include baked goods, snacks, desserts, beverages, supplements, yogurt,
infant formulas, spreads and jams, nutritional beverages and functional
foods. Beyond building strong bones and teeth, calcium may provide
cardiovascular and colon health benefits.
— Archer Daniels Midland
Co., 4666 Fairies Parkway, Decatur, Ill. 62526; 217/424-5200; admworld.com.
TIC Pretested Ticamulsion
A-2010 has proved to be a superior emulsifying agent over traditional gum
arabic and modified food starches in flavor emulsions and beverage
concentrates. An expert panel from the Flavor Extract Manufacturing
Association has reviewed data on modified gum acacia, sold under the trade
name Ticamulsion A-2010, and approved it to be listed as a General
Recognized as Safe (GRAS) ingredient. In its most recent action, FEMA
assigned Ticamulsion A-2010 the GRAS #4227.
— TIC Gums Inc., 4609 Richlynn Drive, Belcamp, Md.
21017-0369; 800/899-3953; ticgums.com.
Aloe vera supplier
Yunnan Yuanjiang Evergreen
Biological Industry Co. Ltd. is the largest aloe vera raw materials
manufacturer in Asia, and is involved in the vertically integrated supply
of raw aloe vera materials. All of its aloe vera gels, whole leaf,
concentrates and powders are tested and guaranteed to be biologically
active. Its entire product line is certified by the International Aloe
Science Council (IASC). Evergreen Biological Industry uses membrane
separation technology to supply aloe vera pulp juice, whole leaf dried
powder, whole leaf juice, whole leaf concentrate, gel juice and gel
concentrate, among other freeze-dried and powdered aloe vera products.
— Yunnan Yuanjiang Evergreen Biological Industry Co. Ltd., Room 208 Building
A2 Industrial Garden for Overseas Chinese Scholars, Road 9 Northern Section
of Kunming High-Tech Industrial Development Zone, Kunming, China 650106;
A&B Ingredients offers tropical fruit flavor
extracts from South America for use in spirits. These “from the named
fruit” flavors are extracted from fruit that is grown near the
processing site using a flavor-friendly process. The premium authentic
flavors result from the ripe fruit itself rather than peels, concentrates
or synthetic blends. According to the company, South American flavors,
which have been popular in the food industry, will carry over to the
— A&B Ingredients, 24 Spielman Road,
Fairfield, N.J. 07004; 973/227-1390;