BENEO has launched Palatinose, a sweetener derived from beet sugar that offers energy in a balanced and sustained way. The company says the sweetener provides body cell energy in a way that promotes enhanced fat oxidation during physical activity. 201 Littleton Rd., 1st Fl., Morris Plains, NJ 07950, www.beneo.com
Anderson Global Group now offers AllSweet Low-Calorie Sugar. The firm says the sweetener used in this product, allulose, is naturally occurring in fruits and other foods, and browns like sugar during baking. “At only 0.3 kcal/g, AllSweet Allulose Low-Calorie Sugar provides a clean, satisfying sweetness to beverage, bakery, frozen, confectionary and dairy applications,” says the company.
DSM has launched a new digestive enzyme: Tolerase G (alanyl aminopeptidase), which is said to help break down residual gluten in the stomach. The company states, “The results of a new in-vitro study published in the peer-reviewed journal, PlosONE, show that the AN-PEP digestive enzyme degrades gluten molecules in the stomach more effectively than other commercially available supplements.”
FutureCeuticals now offers Whole Food Organic Grasses that are non-GMO, clean label and gluten free. The company says its field-grown whole food grasses are slowly nurtured and are only harvested twice yearly, to produce a nutrient dense grass. Varieties include N1148 Organic Wheatgrass Powder, N1149 Organic Barley Grass Powder and N1150 Organic Oat Grass Powder.
Seawind Foods offers a selection of all-natural unsulfured dried fruit that maintains the fruit’s nutrient value and flavor. Also available is a wide selection of dehydrated vegetables and fruits. All of Seawind’s ingredients are non-GMO, certified Kosher and are GMP, FDA, USDA and HACCP compliant.
FMC Health and Nutrition expanded its Epax line of marine omega-3 concentrates with EPAX 4030 EE, a premium-quality, ultra-high concentrate that offers a cost-efficient, high dose EPA/DHA supplement in a convenient serving size as an extension of the recent ultra-high Epax 4030 TGN with 90% triglycerides and a new antioxidant for superior stability.
GanedenBC30 LifeTop Probiotic Straws from Ganeden can be used in refrigerated and shelf-stable beverages. The straws have 1 billion CFU of GanedenBC30 and can be used with Tetra Pak and other shelf stable beverage containers. The company believes “the innovation could heavily impact the children’s beverage market.
Nexira Health added Simag to its line of branded health ingredients. Simag is an extract of purified marine minerals, and serves as a source of magnesium, according to the company. Nexira believes that this is a product well-suited for children’s developing bones and teeth, pregnant women and sports nutrition.
Blue Diamond Growers launched its first almond flour line. Available in Extra Fine Natural, Extra Fine Blanched and Fine Blanched varieties, these almond flours contain 6 g of protein, 3.5 g of fiber and 75 mg of calcium per serving. They are also low on the glycemic index and are naturally gluten-free. These almond flours can be included in and improve the nutrition of chicken and fish coatings, baked goods and sauce and soup thickeners without sacrificing taste.
Glanbia Nutritionals now offers HarvestPro, a line of gluten-free vegan plant proteins derived from ancient grains, flax and chia. The company says the line ranges from 50 to 60% protein and includes protein crisps and protein powders. It is suitable for use in beverages, bars, baked goods and gluten-free foods.