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News from SupplySide West 2015

PLT Health Solutions

PLT Health Solutions now offers KAROB Organic Carob Powder. This chocolate and cocoa substituteis certified organic and Non-GMO Project Verified. KAROB is rich in polyphenols and insoluble dietary fiber, with a potassium content of over 0.9%.

valensaNew from Valensa International is Deep Ocean Caviar, which incorporates several ingredients in support of joint and cardiovascular health. The formulation includes the company’s patented supercritical CO2 extracted Verilla perilla seed oil, herring roe extract rich in omega-3 phospholipids and Zanthin Natural Astaxanthin.

National EnzymeNational Enzyme Co. launched Biocore FS-10 Billion and FS-5 Billion. Biocore FS-10 Billion supports healthy immune function with a full-spectrum 10 billion CFU probiotic, a comprehensive blend of enzymes and a prebiotic. Biocore FS-5 Billion is a 10-strain multiprobiotic and enzyme blend for intestinal and digestive health.

AIDP has launched several new protein ingredients. Sacha Inchi protein offers high levels of omega-3 aidpfatty acids and protein. Hemprotein, made from hemp, is said to be a very clean plant protein. And, Wheatein is a gluten-free wheat protein featuring a white color and mild flavor, with slight sweetness.

Axiom Foods now offers a neutral-tasting green pea protein. The 80% protein concentration ingredient axiom foodsis said to help formulators “develop a clean label, contribute to water conservation and satisfy the need for a neutral ingredient for flavor-forward food formulations.”