MINNEAPOLIS – Cargill today announced that it will exhibit at Vitafoods International, May 9-11, 2006, in Geneva. Vitafoods International is one of the largest and most important health ingredients industry events in Europe, attracting participants and attendees representing the nutraceutical, cosmeceutical, and functional foods and drink industries.
Cargill will demonstrate its vision of accelerating health innovation in food and dietary supplements by showcasing ingredient solutions focused on the dietary health and nutrition priorities of customers and consumers.
“Cargill is dedicated to improving health and nutrition globally, and one key avenue for this is through consumer-relevant, great tasting nutraceuticals and functional foods,” said David Henstrom, General Manager Europe, Cargill Health & Food Technologies. Products being featured include two of Cargill’s leading nutraceutical/functional food ingredients: CoroWise™ Naturally-Sourced Cholesterol Reducer™ brand of plant sterols for heart health, and Prolisse™ soy protein isolate for general wellness and heart health. Barliv™ barley beta glucan, a product in development with cholesterol reduction benefits, also will be featured.
Cargill also will premier four new ingredients from the recently acquired Germany-based Degussa Food Ingredients business. Arthred™ hydrolyzed collagen for joint health, Leci-PS™ phosphatidylserine, Alipure™ alpha-Lipoic acid, and Balantose™ wheat fiber.
Cargill is an international provider of food, agricultural and risk management products and services. With 142,000 employees in 61 countries, the company is committed to using its knowledge and experience to collaborate with customers to help them succeed. For more information, visit http://www.cargill.com.