R and D Ingredients
Kerry's new frozen dessert flavor concept features fortified ingredients. This Blueberry Pomegranate Chunk ice cream offers has an all-natural stabilizer, Omega-3 fortified walnut bark chips and fruity pomegranate flavor swirled with a sweet blueberry variegate.
Columbia, Md.-based Martek Biosciences offers a lower cost version of Martek DHA for use in foods and beverages. The new and improved Martek DHA has enhanced food formulation capabilities, including better stability and easier formulation in some applications. Martek has developed a more efficient manufacturing process that produces high levels of DHA at a significantly lower cost. Martek DHA is an all-natural, vegetarian source of DHA (docosahexaenoic acid), the key omega-3 fatty acid for brain and eye development and function. Made from algae under tightly controlled manufacturing conditions, Martek DHA is free of oceanic contaminants that may be present in certain fish or fish oils.
CP Kelco has introduced ingredients that provide stabilizing solutions for process to dairy applications, including fluid and cultured products. The ingredients include Kelcogel® gellan gum, designed to provide suspension of cocoa and minerals in ready-to-drink, neutral pH, dairy-based beverages; Kelcogel® HS-B gellan gum for suspending and stabilizing soy protein and other ingredients; and Kelcogel™ PS, a hydrocolloid system made with gellan gum and pectin.
Blue Pacific Flavors & Fragrances in California now offers StabilEase™, a functional flavor system for dairy beverages and ice cream/frozen desserts. The natural flavor enhancer enables acidified milk and soy milk beverages to be made shelf stable without ringing or separation, while utilizing hot-fill processing technology. StabilEase provides a creamy taste and textural benefit to hard-packed and soft-served ice creams, claims the company, and can improve lower fat, calorie-reduced products by mimicking full-fat formulations.
Blue Pacific Flavors & Fragrances
Chicago-based Cargill's SweetDesign™ family of sweetener systems were designed to help food and beverage manufacturers achieve pleasant tasting frozen dairy desserts. Frozen treats featuring the sweetener offer the benefits of calorie reduction, no-sugar added, reduced sugar, and reduced glycemic index, depending on the application and formulation.
Gertrude Hawk Ingredients' mini-melt technology offers a range of flavors, color combinations and shell-molded shapes to add to ice cream. Gourmet chocolate-flavored cups and clever shapes, such as footballs, stars, and ice cream cones, can make a nice addition to ice creams, yogurts and more. Each chocolate-flavored confection is available with truffle centers, such as peanut butter, caramel, raspberry, mint, coffee and cherry. All the shapes are produced with the company's low-melt coating. Company technicians can also custom-design shapes.
Gertrude Hawk Ingredients
Tate & Lyle has launched Carb Optimizer™ 30 Yogurt Base Ingredients, a new solution for low-fat, low-calorie, low-sugar products. The ingredients have water-binding and gelling capacity, and process durability ensures that negligible sweetness is lost during pasteurization, the company states. Additionally, the company's Carb Optimizer™ 25 chocolate dairy drink ingredients are designed to reduce fat and sugar formulations.
Tate & Lyle
DSM Nutritional Products offers a new lutein beadlet-lutein 5% CWS/S-TG-to expand its animal-free ingredients portfolio for the food market. The newest addition combines a cold-water-soluble form for the fortification of food and beverage products with the tablet grade form suitable for a range of applications. Lutein is a carotenoid found in green leafy vegetables.
DSM Nutritional Products
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Frutarom has launched the Functional Ice Cream Product Range. Functional food is the fastest growing segment of the food industry. The functional ingredient segment is currently growing at an annual rate of 8-10% in both developing and developed countries, mainly in the beverage and dairy sectors. Frutarom has announced an all-in-one product range offering ice cream manufacturers a pre-integrated solution. This solution combines natural fruits, natural flavor extracts and natural functional ingredients that enhance and support well-being. Examples include ice cream with Aloe Vera to support inner beauty or with green tea to support stress relief. Manufacturers can choose natural product building blocks for other functionalities to get convenient and unique tailor-made solutions that are easy to apply.
Side bar: Shake It Up, Don't Clean It UpThe One-Shot Revolver® system offers a new way to produce milkshakes and smoothies in the cup in which they are being served. The result of an alliance between The Revolver Corp. Ltd and Ugolini Spa of Milan, Italy, the product offers the benefits of no waste, no sanitizing and no cleaning. To create the milkshakes and smoothies, a composite blending powder is used, which is either pre-packed directly into the cup, fully nested and sleeve wrapped, or sealed in a single-portion sachet. Slush is added to the powder, the Smart lid fitted, and the cup inserted into the blending machine. A blended product is created in 15 seconds.
The One-Shot Corp. Ltd.
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