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Martin Bauer Inc. introduced its “Be Fit – Extracts for Body Brain” in the United States. The concept, which was unveiled at Health Ingredients 2010 in Europe, incorporates natural tea and herbal extracts for formulation in three health categories: energy, vitality, and mental and physical strength. Its energy concept includes an energy shot formulated with green maté, guarana and cola nuts for energy without additional caffeine or artificial energy boosters, the company says.
ADM Nutrisoy Proteins offers the Clarisoy line of vegetable-based protein. Clarisoy ingredients are designed to enable beverage manufacturers to meet the demand for great-tasting, nutritionally enhanced beverages targeted to health and wellness-minded consumers, the company says.
iTi Tropicals offers its coconut water ingredients for incorporation into 100 percent juice blends. Coconut water can be formulated to make up to 75 percent of a blend, which provides calorie reduction benefits while still offering 100 percent juice content.
T&R Chemicals Inc.’s Resina 8/RE is a glycerol ester of rosin (distilled rosin) and is manufactured specially for use in oil-based citrus flavorings for beverages. The ester gum is derived from the pine resin.
As part of its Video Education Series, Tate & Lyle has released two new videos about global fiber trends and the benefits of synbiotics for digestive health on its fiber website, promitorfiber.com. The first video, “Use Fiber to Boost Your Bottom Line,” provides commentary from Krista Falon, senior analyst at Mintel International, and Tate & Lyle fiber experts David Lewis, health and wellness product manager, and Andy Hoffman, director of health and wellness innovation.
The International Society of Beverage Technologists hosted BevTech, its annual meeting April 11-13 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The meeting agenda included society business, technical committee forums as well as a forum for presentation of scientific and technical papers. The event also featured the first BevTech Technology Exposition. The meeting’s program was organized around three areas of interest for beverage technologists: safety, health and wellness, and sustainability.
Second Glass hosted Wine Riot in Chicago on May 2 and 3. Wine Riot offered attendees an all-access pass to hundreds of new wines as well as multiple educational sessions about different wine styles and varietals. (Photos by Jennifer Haderspeck)
Iuliana Nita, Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics global marketing manager of food and beverage, offers her insights about ensuring sanitary performance of beverage dispensing equipment in foodservice applications. She also will offer some tips about choosing the right kind of tubing to handle acidic beverages.
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