Beverage Industry

Creator's Briefs

April 1, 2007


Creator's Briefs

Calcium for beverages
Tasoma LLC has introduced Calcium-CPG, a calcium citro-phospho-aminoacetic acid complex that is formulated to use in aqueous beverages and juices. The ingredient supplies high concentrations of the essential bone minerals calcium and phosphorus in a completely dissolved and readily absorbable form. The ingredient can be used with little or no change to color, taste and other product characteristics, and also can be added to powdered drink mixes. Calcium CPG is designed to supply up to 200 mg. of calcium and 140 mg. of phosphorus in an 8-ounce serving.
— Tasoma LLC, P.O. Box 287, Rocky Hill, N.J. 08553; 609/468-1155.
Blackberry, white tea flavors
Robertet Flavors introduced new blackberry and white tea flavors to its lineup. The Blackberry flavor is available in four options including regular, Marionberry, Wild, and for high-impact blackberry flavor, Xtreme Blackberry flavor. Robertet also released a new white tea flavor with a mild, slightly sweet flavor. The white tea flavor pairs well with a variety of fruit flavors. Both are ready for applications in beverages in natural, water-soluble liquid form.
— Robertet Flavors, 10 Colonial Drive, Piscataway, N.J. 08854; 732/981-8300; robertetUSA.com.
Enhanced taste experience
Wild Flavors released SavorCrave to enhance taste experiences. SavorCrave enhances umami, or mouthfeel, in many products including lower fat, sodium and calorie beverages. Increased umami can lead to intensified flavor perception, added mouthwatering appeal and improved consumer acceptance. — Wild Flavors, 1261 Pacific Ave., Erlanger, Ky. 41018; 859/342-3600; wildflavors.com.