OmniActive Health Technologies now offers OmniLean, a scientifically validated “metabolic synergizer” that targets multiple facets of weight management and metabolic markers. This Salacia extract supports multiple facets of metabolic health like healthy weight, glucose and lipid management.
Applied Food Sciences, Inc. offers PurTea, a new organic green tea extract standardized for caffeine and catechins and designed as a novel natural source of energy for beverages. The company says it is water soluble and less bitter/astringent for easy formulation within beverages.
Algae Life Sciences, Inc., a subsidiary of BGG, now offers AstaZine organic astaxanthin (Haematococcus pluvialis). The ingredient is certified organic by Ecocert. Said Joe Huff, CEO of AlgaeLife’s North American operation, “AstaZine Natural Astaxanthin will be very exciting for cutting edge companies that target the organic market.”
Parabel offers LENTEIN, a free-flowing powder with 65–75% concentrated plant-based protein. The firm extracts plant protein from aqua-farmed water lentils for use in nutritional and functional foods like chips, bars, sports drinks and more. LENTEIN is also a source of amino acids and BCAAs.
MycoTechnology, Inc. launched MycoZyme, which uses a mushroom-based enzymatic method to yield a stevia that has 250–300 times the sweetness of sugar with no metallic aftertaste. The MycoZyme process is all natural, non-GMO and chemical free by using gourmet mushrooms to break down the bitter compounds found in the stevia plant.
FiberGel LC from Florida Food Products is an option for replacing dried/pasteurized egg up to 75% in bakery applications and 100% in some tailored formulas. This single-ingredient solution is made from FiberColloid, developed with a technology that “activates” plant fibers to enable texture creation.
Glanbia Nutritionals now offers HarvestPro Pea Protein 83EF with no bitter or green notes. Says the company, “A panel of trained sensory experts found HarvestPro Pea Protein 83EF offered ‘significantly lower’ bitter green pea notes than other samples, giving a neutral flavor that opens up new formulation possibilities in a wide range of applications.”
Enostim from Nexira is a blend of apple and grape polyphenols, enriched with saffron, that the company says supports those with erectile dysfunction. Nexira says the new ingredient has vasodilation properties and stimulates nitric oxide production which are attributed to its antioxidant content.
Nielsen-Massey Vanillas, Inc. has launched Alcohol Free Madagascar Pure Vanilla for retail, food service and industrial customers. This alcohol-free vanilla joins a growing line of specialty products including organic and fairtrade Madagascar bourbon vanilla and an alcohol- and sugar-free vanilla powder.
TIC Gums now offers TICAmulsion 3020 for high oil load emulsions (up to 20% without excess viscosity). The company says this technology improves upon the emulsifying capabilities of traditionally processed gum acacia. TICAmulsion provides a “robust stabilizer less affected by processing and ingredient variances.” TICAmulsion is a non-GMO product.