Chicago-based Tate & Lyle announced the expansion of its PROMITOR Soluble Fiber range. The expansion sees the launch of two new liquid versions of PROMITOR: PROMITOR Soluble Fiber W and PROMITOR Soluble Fiber 90L. These versions have been developed to make adding fiber to applications ― including confectionery, beverages and bars ― easier and more cost-effective, it says. Both of the new ingredients address specific needs in certain types of products. PROMITOR Soluble Fiber W, which contains a minimum of 85% fiber and less than 2% sugars, has a lower viscosity than comparable fiber ingredients, the company says. PROMITOR Soluble Fiber 90L is a liquid version of Tate & Lyle’s existing 90% fiber powder ingredient, which, depending on the end-product and manufacturing set-up, can provide production efficiencies by avoiding the need to dissolve or handle powders. It also has a lower viscosity and is easier to handle and use than comparative products on the market, the company says.

Glanbia Nutritionals, Chicago, launched a redesigned website at that offers an enhanced user experience that quickly connects visitors with the people, ingredients, services and expertise to help create next-level nutrition solutions across foods, beverages and supplements, it says. The new home page’s interactive features provide an overview of how Glanbia Nutritionals is “Built Around You” with a commitment to finding the right solution for each project. The new site reflects all of Glanbia’s core capabilities including proteins, custom nutrient premixes, cheese, bioactive ingredients, flavors plant-based solutions, micronutrients and aseptic beverage manufacturing, as well as Watson Inc. ingredients including bakery ingredients, edible film products and functionally optimized nutrients.

Flavorman, Louisville, Ky., completed its 70,000th beverage formulation. For the past 29 years, the beverage innovator has developed these custom formulations for brands big and small. The company achieved its latest record by developing 11,500 of its 70,000 formulations in just three years. These formulations include national and global beverage brands like Crispin Hard Cider, Formula O2, Jones Soda, Chiquita, Joia Spirit Craft Cocktails, Go Fast Energy and many others. “As we approach our 30th anniversary in 2022, it’s difficult to think of a flavor or drink concept that we haven’t created — we’ve done it all, and we continue to push the envelope on what’s possible in beverages,” said David Dafoe, founder and CEO, in a statement. “If you can drink it, we’ve made it — and we’re always working on what’s next.”

Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.-based SweeGen announced that the Malaysia Ministry of Health accepted SweeGen’s zero-calorie Bestevia sweeteners, Rebaudiosides D, E and M, for use as ingredients in food and beverage products. The acceptance of three of the company’s premium stevia ingredients, gives brands in Malaysia the creative latitude to tackle sugar challenges when innovating and renovating products, the company says. Malaysia is one of many APAC countries where SweeGen’s non-GMO stevia sweeteners will change the landscape by offering a low cost-in-use sugar-reduction solution, it adds.