Cargill H&FT Shows Latest Ingredient Innovations at Fi Europe

MINNEAPOLIS - Cargill Health & Food Technologies (H&FT) will showcase its latest innovations in branded ingredients and applications to an international audience during Fi Europe 2003 - Europe's largest gathering of international ingredients suppliers with food producers and manufacturers November 18-20 in Frankfurt, Germany.

Recently Cargill H&FT announced expanded marketing rights of its Ascend™ brand of trehalose in Europe. Ascend™ trehalose, a unique sugar made from cornstarch, will be demonstrated in a flavorful chai tea prototype. “Ascend™ trehalose is well known for its ability to stabilize proteins and enhance flavors. Cargill's Ascend™ brand of trehalose has a clean, mildly sweet flavor making it ideal for a variety of food applications,” said Jim Kappas, director, International and Emerging Products, Cargill H&FT.

“Cargill H&FT is pleased to be a part of Fi Europe again. This is always an important opportunity for us to introduce our latest innovations to the European market,” said Steve Snyder, Cargill H&FT, vice president of sales and marketing.

In addition to ASCEND™ trehalose, Cargill H&FT will also showcase products targeted to heart health - CoroWise™ phytosterols and products targeted to women's health - soy isoflavones.


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. Cargill H&FT is part of Cargill's Food System Design initiative in which Cargill businesses work with customers to produce ingredient solutions for affordable, nutritious, convenient and appetizing consumer products. Cargill H&FT is a business unit of Cargill, Incorporated, an international marketer, processor and distributor of agricultural, food, financial and industrial products and services with 98,000 employees in 61 countries. The company provides distinctive customer solutions in supply chain management, food applications, and health and nutrition. For more information, please visit Cargill H&FT's website at

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