In Brief

, Torrance, Calif., has been manufacturing Matcha green tea since 1888 and supplies beverage manufacturers with high-quality green tea, extracts, powders and essences… Barley Fermentation Products, Oita, Japan, has created a fiber-rich ingredient from the by-product of Shochu, a fermented barley spirit… Cargill, Minneapolis, sampled an energy sport punch featuring a sustained energy, slowly-digestible sweetener and protein… David Michael & Co. Inc., Philadelphia, served drinks made with its natural flavors and extracts, including pear-flavored white tea and raspberry acai-flavored rooibos tea… Nutrinova Inc., Somerset, N.J., highlighted its latest advancements in blending Sunnett, high-intensity sweetener, with a full range of other sweeteners… Pizzey’s Milling, Gurnee, Ill., promoted its flaxseed ingredients that are nutritionally rich in lignans and omega-3s… Specialty Minerals, Bethlehem, Pa., showed products using its ViCALity precipitated calcium carbonates, which allow formulation of beverages without off-taste, grittiness and sedimentation… Tetra Pak, Vernon Hills, Ill., provided samples of its new carton-bottle technology, which is a sustainable package… Watson Foods Co. Inc., West Haven, Conn., introduced its Clear E. Sampled as a clear, fortified water the product is natural and shelf stable.