Natural product company news - Week of July 13, 2015

Natural product company news - Week of July 13, 2015

A roundup of announcements from natural product companies this week.

Davisco, business unit of Agropur Inc., highlighted new whey protein ingredients that are ideal for protein fortification of snack foods and other nutritional products.

Hair La Vie launched an all-natural hair serum made with an argan oil base and a complex combination of essential oils and vitamins like coconut oil, avocado oil, jojoba seed oil, Vitamin D3, and Vitamin E.

Justin’s announced the launch of its Snack Pack products that come in three nut butter and pretzel combinations with 200-210 calories per pack.

Renaissance BioScience Corp. with its wholly owned subsidiary Renaissance Ingredients Inc., announced the filing of a provisional application to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for the patent of its non-GMO acrylamide-reducing (AR) baker's yeast.

Blue Moose, an all natural producer of hand-crafted hummus, salsa and spreads, announced its SQF Level 3 Certification.

Lundberg Family Farms unveiled Organic Sprouted Risotto as the latest innovation in its product lineup. The Organic Sprouted Risotto entrées feature sprouted whole grain brown Arborio rice and is available in three different flavor profiles: Butter & Chive, Cheddar & Peppers and Sweet Corn & Bell Pepper.

PureCircle announced a new line of stevia ingredients, PureCircle Matrix Solutions, that has been optimized for specific category applications and performs more similarly to sugar, enabling deeper calorie reductions.

Parabel USA Inc., a provider of sustainable solutions for food ingredient production, received an Innovation Award at the 2015 IFT Food Expo in Chicago for Lentein™, a sustainable plant protein ingredient.

Ecolab has also received a 2015 IFT Food Expo Innovation Award for the development of DrySan™ Duo, an innovative EP.

Beginning Oct. 1, Cargill will map all aspects of its North American high oleic canola supply chain through its Knowing Your Roots: from farm to table program.

EuroPharma, Inc., makers of the Terry Naturally® brand of dietary supplements, announced the launch of the newest member of the CuraMed® family of products, CuraMed 200 mg, featuring clinically-studied, high absorption curcumin blended in a patented process with turmeric essential oil and tumerones.

Matsutani America, Inc., announced a new rare sugar, named Astraea™ Allulose, a plant-based, low-calorie sweetener with demonstrated physiological benefits.

Originates has expanded its portfolio of omega-3 ingredients for the U.S. and Canadian markets to include Romega®, a phospholipid-bound DHA manufactured by Arctic Nutrition.

TIC Gums debuted new stabilization solutions for use in ready-to-drink beverages with specialized focus on low pH and high-protein, neutral applications during the 2015 Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting & Food Expo.

Sensient Natural Ingredients, a global producer of wholesome, agriculture-based ingredients and solutions, has launched Umami NaturalTM, a proprietary, clean label blend of natural ingredients designed to bring harmony and balance to savory food products, without additives consumers perceive to be harmful.

Fierce Nutritionals, a sports nutrition brand offering balanced nutraceutical solutions, has launched its North American product line exclusively at Retro Fitness locations across the country.

Carlson Laboratories introduced vitamin D3 soft gels in 5,000 IU.

Annie's, Inc. launched five new macaroni & cheese varieties: Organic Vegan Shells & Creamy Sauce, Organic Vegan Gluten Free Elbows & Creamy Sauce, two varieties of Mac & TreesTM Love Your Planet Pasta ShapesTM with Yummy Cheddar and Four Cheese.

Sipp Industries has launched an online store offering bulk hemp products and co-packaging solutions for the expanding hemp industry.

KonaRed Corporation, manufacturer of antioxidant juices and nutritional supplements from the Hawaiian CoffeeBerry Brand coffee fruit announced that it will expand its market reach into Japan. This marks the company's first overseas expansion.


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