Prinova USA, Carol Stream, Ill., announced a new distributorship with Apiscent Labs, Milwaukee. Prinova will be the exclusive distributor of Apiscent Labs’ flavor and fragrance ingredients in the United States, the company says. Apiscent Labs offers more than 300 FEMA generally recognized as safe (GRAS) ingredients, it adds. Additionally, the company announced it hired Richard Staak as vice president of research and commercial development. In other news, Rockford, Ill.-based ColinKurtis Advertising released a marketing case study highlighting Prinova USA and discussing its original marketing challenges and the path ColinKurtis took to overcome them to drive future Prinova success, the company says.


The scientific journal Nutrition Research recently published the latest results on Weightain, a satiety ingredient manufactured by Westchester, Ill.-based Ingredion Inc. The new research shows that the ingredient lowered post-breakfast and post-lunch glycemic and insulin responses relative to the control, the company says. The first study to demonstrate a glycemic benefit from the ingredient, it offers key insights into how Weightain works, its mechanisms of action and how the second-meal effect coincides with increased fermentation of the ingredient in the colon, it adds.


Naturex, France, announced that it will showcase a complete range of new solutions for natural colors, minimally processed fruits and vegetables, as well as antioxidants at this year’s IFT tradeshow in Chicago. In other news, the company unveiled a thematic report titled “Bright Days Ahead for Innovative Natural Colors.” The document summarizes the latest news in the global food coloring market and the company’s vision of the market’s potential for innovation, it says.


Amelia Bay, Johns Creek, Ga., announced the publication of the latest in its series of white papers, “Transform Your Tea: Balancing the Perfect Brew,” which gives beverage manufacturers a thorough understanding of how brewed tea characteristics and label claims factor into the success of their ready-to-drink (RTD) iced tea products, the company says. The newest white paper highlights the importance of ensuring that the characteristics of brewed tea shine through in the final formulation, the company says. In other news, the company launched its newly designed responsive website: It features industry information, compelling imagery, simple navigation, and highlights the benefits of brewed tea, RTD trends and industry questions, the company says.