Buyers Mart: Ingredients, R&D & Equipment
Main Street IngredientsMain Street Ingredients of La Crosse, Wis. has received outstanding audit results from the American Institute of Baking (AIB) and the National Food Processor Association (NFPA). Main Street's quality and product safety programs have been audited and evaluated by AIB. In January 2005, the company also used NFPA to conduct independent audits of the manufacturing facilities. For the seventh consecutive year, Main Street earned a Superior rating from AIB with 935 points out of a possible 1,000 for food safety management, operational methods, cleaning practices and maintenance. NFPA evaluated the company's quality aspects for which Main Street received exceptional results.
Main Street Ingredients
Cargill Health & Food TechnologiesThe CoroWise ™ Naturally Sourced Cholesterol Reducer™ brand of plant sterols, when consumed in food products, may actually help lower LDL (bad) cholesterol level. Produced by Cargill, CoroWise plant sterols are natural compounds derived from plants that may help reduce the risk of heart disease when part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol. CoroWise plant sterols can be found in Yoplait Healthy Heart™ yogurt and Rice Dream Heartwise™ rice drink. Consumers can expect to see the CoroWise brand name on even more food, beverage and supplement labels in the future.
Cargill Health & Food Technologies
Chr. Hansen, Inc.Chr. Hanson of Milwaukee will launch its Fresco DVS® 1000 Culture Program at the Cultured Dairy Products Conference held May 24-25, 2005. This line of direct vat set (DVS) cultures for cottage cheese is meant to provide manufacturers improved performance, activity, and production efficiency. Dairy specialists developed the Fresco DVS 1000 Program using a combination of mesophilic and thermophilic cultures for greater phage resistance. The cultures were designed to compete directly with bulk starter, and promote a faster acidification. The new Fresco products, consisting of five phage rotational cultures packaged in one-bag-per-vat pouches that set 1,000 gallons per pouch, provide consistent set times, quality curd texture, make procedures, and cook times.
Chr. Hansen, Inc.
Arista Industries, Inc.Arista Industries of Wilton, Conn. offers Omega-3 Fish Oils that are refined from cold water fish in a new state-of-the-art plant in Norway. Arista's Omega-3s are available in a variety of EPA and DHA potencies, in liquid or dry powder form, and can be custom-refined to suit the most exacting specifications. Advanced technology enables Arista to produce oils that are highly deodorized, and with the highest possible levels of purity. Typical applications include a wide variety of nutritional and functional foods.
Arista Industries, Inc.
Autocrat Inc.Autocrat Inc. has introduced bag-in-box liquid coffee concentrate extracted from 100% Colombian coffee. This shelf-stable liquid coffee extract is available in regular and decaffeinated. The bag-in-box installs into dispensing equipment, providing by-the-cup or by-the-pot portions. The company also produces several coffee flavors designed for Cappuccino, coffee ice cream and yogurt.
Delkor SystemsThe Flex-Loader™ from Delkor accommodates a variety of products with easy changeover from RSC cases to 4-sided trays to Tray-Pak® and Spot-Pak® packages (Delkor's patented packages). In addition, Delkor offers seamless integration with case erectors, case sealers and Delkor palletizers. Delkor manufactures case, tray and carton loading cells, palletizing cells and various other types of loading and unloading systems for the food and beverage industry.