Whether its dairy milks, ready-to-drink (RTD) hot and iced coffees, meal replacement drinks or protein powders, vanilla is one of the most universally accepted flavor profiles around the world. In fact, vanilla is so well-known that its very name means “common.”
When it comes to sweetening solutions like stevia, erythritol and monk fruit, ingredient suppliers highlight how they also are “moving on” in search of the latest iteration of sweetening solutions that will reduce sugar content while maintaining the lower calories and sugar-like taste and texture consumers’ crave.
New native micellar casein isolate derived from high-quality milk
November 21, 2018
Aimed at helping manufacturers overcome formulation challenges in high-protein applications, Solvay’s high-performance Vanifolia solution is specifically developed for offnote masking and enhanced taste.
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.
Flavor company's portfolio hits on natural and organic trends
February 15, 2016
Virginia Dare is a Brooklyn, N.Y.-based flavor and extract company originally founded in 1835. The company evolved into the Virginia Dare Extract Co. in 1923, with a focus on creating and supplying flavors for the food and beverage, health and wellness, nutritional product, sweet goods, dairy, and pharmaceutical and oral care industries.
Health concerns are a major issue for many people. The United States’ first lady Michelle Obama has headed up the Let’s Move program to educate consumers about “America’s Move to Raise a Healthier Generation of Kids.” Her efforts also have led to trying to get more adults and children involved in healthier food and beverage choices.
In the July 2020 issue of Beverage Industry, the magazine highlights how Calypso Lemonade is looking to follow up its 2019 success with more great releases. Also in this issue is the 2020 State of the Beverage Industry report, features on plant water beverages, clean label ingredients and THC usage in beverage formulations.