Marking its 15th anniversary, SupplySide West, which took place Oct. 10-14 in Las Vegas, hosted 1,340 booths showcasing beverage, food, dietary supplement and cosmeceutical ingredient solutions. This year’s show counted more than 9,700 executives from 64 countries as attendees. The following are some highlights from research and development companies with beverage applications:
AIDP, City of Industry, Calif., highlighted its EnVantec microencapsulation process and Magtein cognitive health compound. Starch-based EnVantec microencapsulation technology provides a heat, light and moisture-stable environment for bio-actives and forms uniform microbeadlets that are instantaneously soluble, the company says. Discovered by a group of scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Magtein is a unique compound of magnesium that has been shown in animal studies to improve memory, recognition and learning, according to AIDP.