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August 26, 2008
Nutrient-rich apple powder
Synergy Production Laboratories has launched Synergized Apple Power, a 100 per cent certified-organic and kosher heirloom apple powder — including the polyphenol-rich peel. It is exceptionally high in antioxidants and phytochemicals (including flavonoids, polyphenols, procyanidins, fruit pectin, boron, quercetin and fibre). A cold-temperature process dries the apples, protecting and preserving all of the bioactive substances in the finished powder. It contains no chemicals or carriers and is ideal for many applications, including powdered drink mixes, tablets, capsules, food bars and functional foods.
+1 435 259 4787
Powdered bilberry extract
NutriPhy Bilberry is the latest product in the Chr. Hansen NutriPhy range. An extract of bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus) in powder form, NutriPhy Bilberry contains a minimum of 25 per cent anthocyanins specifically measured by HPLC (High Performance Liquid Chromotography). The benefits to eye health are related to the anthocyanins, which aid in protecting the light-sensitive rods present in the retina, called rhodopsin. Balanced rhodopsin levels are imperative to facilitate better vision in dim light. The NutriPhy range also includes other active ingredients such as different polyphenols and natural carotenoids.
+45 4574 7377
Yeast extract product range
Lesaffre Group of France, a leader in yeast production and manufacturing of yeast extracts for the food industry, has launched a new worldwide brand called Lynside. The product range of Lesaffre Human Care has been placed under the global umbrella of the trademark. The range is currently made up of four categories and about 30 products, all derived from yeast, and will be launched progressively to broaden the existing portfolio.
+33 1 49 77 18 01
Purple Corn extract
Artemis International is offering a new, standardised 12 per cent anthocyanin Purple Corn extract that is 100 per cent excipient free. It will be co-marketed under the Linnea-Artemis partnership. Native to Peru, Purple Corn (Zea mays L.) boasts a higher anthocyanin and antioxidant capacity than the blueberry.?Purple Corn's most abundant anthocyanin, cyanidin-3-glucoside, has been shown in studies to have notable radical scavenging and antioxidant properties.
+1 888 253 0044
Fat-replacement system in Europe
A new one-to-one bakery fat-replacement system developed by Cargill's texturizing-solutions business reduces the fat content of a range of baked goods by 10-50 per cent. TexDesign is a unique solution to reduce fat contents for European commercial bakers. A carbohydrate-based fat-replacement system, it achieves the full functional and sensory characteristics of traditionally baked goods, while significantly reducing their fat content. TexDesign is easy to incorporate as a dry mix or cream to replace margarine or oil in a current recipe without the need to modify existing production methods, Cargill says.
Prickly pear cactus range
French ingredients supplier BioSerae Laboratories has expanded its product line based on the prickly pear cactus Opuntia ficus indica. Cacti-Nea is a new powder for both the foods and supplements sectors, and water-soluble Cacti-Nea Instant, also a powder, has been developed for beverages. Unlike its flagship product NeOpuntia, derived from the cactus leaves, the new ingredients are dried extracts from the cactus fruit. Since its launch, NeOpuntia has been incorporated into 171 products around the world, almost exclusively in food supplements.
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