Oregon Fruit Products LLC released a new flavor in its limited series for the fermentation market: pink guava purée. The purée adds to the company’s portfolio of premium specialty fruit products for the craft beverage industry.
Ingredients’ taste profiles closely match vanilla extracts
June 7, 2017
William Graham, vice president of sales for North America at Prova, Danvers Mass., announced the immediate and ongoing availability of vanilla alternatives that are designed to deliver precise vanilla taste profiles, mimicking those of vanilla extracts.
Kerry launched ProDiem, a plant-based protein solution optimized for nutrition, taste and texture. ProDiem uses a proprietary processing technique and the company’s flavor-masking technology to address the grainy, chalky texture and mask the characteristic offnotes and bitterness traditionally associated with plant-based proteins, the company says.
Beneo Inc., Morris Plains, N.J., announced a new study that shows that the company’s prebiotic chicory root fiber Orafti Inulin, induces selective changes in the gut’s microbiota composition that can be directly linked to improved regularity and well-being for the first time.
Although ginger is a perennial that produces narrow green leaves and yellow flowers, the plant has gained more recognition for its root. The ingredient found favor as a spice, however, its association with medicinal characteristics has helped proliferate its usage, according to experts.
ADM/Matsutani, the joint venture between Archer Daniels Midland Co., Matsutani Chemical Industry Co. Ltd. and Matsutani America Inc., highlights the capabilities of its Fibersol soluble dietary fiber ingredient to help beverage-makers meet the pending regulatory changes regarding added sugars and consumers’ nutritional demands.
Stevia ingredient aids in calorie reduction efforts
February 15, 2017
PureCircle Ltd. introduced Sigma-Beverage, its latest breakthrough stevia ingredient that is specifically optimized for beverage formulations. Sigma-Beverage performs similarly to sugar but at deep calorie reductions, so formulators can create beverage solutions for consumers while still reducing development time by 30-50 percent, it says.