Bell Flavors & Fragrances acquired an 85,000 square-foot warehouse building that is contiguous to its existing corporate headquarters in Northbrook, Ill. The company plans to connect its current corporate headquarters with the new building, it says.
Designed to foster inspiration and creativity, DSM opened a state-of-the-art Nutrition Innovation Center in Parsippany, N.J. The company’s decades of experience in nutritional and specialty ingredient solutions will be available on demand to help manufacturers across several industries, including those in the beverage industry.
Tate & Lyle launched Purefruit monk fruit extract, which is a fruit-based, calorie-free sweetening ingredient. The product is part of a five-year strategic partnership with New Zealand-based BioVittoria Ltd. for the exclusive global marketing and distribution rights for BioVittoria’s monk fruit.
Döhler-Milne Aseptics and Milne Fruit Products offer a range of products for beverage applications. Döhler partnered with PureCircle to offer stevia-based sweetening systems under the MultiSweet Stevia ingredient range that is suited for carbonated soft drink, still and juice beverage applications.
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.