Cargill Health & Food Technologies Presents AdvantaSoy™ Isoflavone Prototypes at HiE 2002

Cargill’s line of health-promoting ingredients spans several categories

MINNEAPOLIS – September 9, 2002 – Cargill Health & Food Technologies (H&FT) will present functional food prototypes focusing on women’s health at the Health Ingredients Europe (HiE) 2002 Conference Sept. 17-19th. Prototype products on display will include chocolates and chai tea made with AdvantaSoy™ Clear™ soy isoflavones. H&FT will be in Hall 1 booth D-19 at the HiE Conference.

H&FT has raised the bar on chai by adding soy isoflavones in the form of AdvantaSoy™ Clear™. Preliminary data suggests that soy isoflavones may benefit women by relieving some menopausal symptoms and may help maintain bone health. What is unique about both the chocolates and AdvantaSoy™ chai tea is that the products retain their traditional flavor, color and consistency.

"Cargill’s ability to enhance these popular food products is made possible by the unique processing of AdvantaSoy™ Clear™, which reduces the unpleasant odor and flavor typically associated with soy isoflavones," said H&FT President Ted Ziemann. "The products to be showcased in our booth prove that AdvantaSoy™ Clear™ meets the challenge of creating new functional foods that promote health and retain the delicious flavor and aroma which made them popular in the first place."

H&FT provides proprietary science and technology for food applications, new product development and regulatory support.

Cargill Health & Food Technologies, based in Minneapolis, is a leading developer, processor and marketer of science-based, healthy ingredients for food and dietary supplements worldwide. It is a business unit of Cargill Incorporated, an international marketer, processor and distributor of agricultural, food, financial and industrial products and services with 97,000 employees in 59 countries. The company provides distinctive customer solutions in supply chain management, food applications, and health and nutrition.

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