Earth Island has launched Follow Your Heart VeganEgg, a 100% plant-based egg replacer derived from algae. The company says this ingredient is allergen free, freeze/thaw capable, microwavable and offers a similar flavor/texture to real eggs. Sizes include those for retail packaging, food service and bulk.
Nutralliance now offers Sunvitol E450-SdN, an organic-compliant, non-GMO, clean-label vitamin E (450 IU d-alpha tocopherol) extracted from sunflowers. According to the company, “No other sunflower powder or soy-based Vitamin E available in the U.S. market can offer the same organic-compliant, certified non-GMO and allergen-free clean label.”
HerbaKraft has launched >98% pure Monoammonium Glycyrrhizinate (MAG), a natural zero-calorie sweetener for use in food, supplement and oral care applications. This pure derivative of glycyrrhetinic acid extracted from the roots of Glyccyrrhiza glabra (licorice) is standardized for 98–102% of glycyrrhetinic acid.
Axiom Foods now offers a neutral-tasting green pea protein. The 80% protein concentration ingredient is 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.”
AIDP has launched several new protein ingredients. Sacha Inchi protein offers high levels of omega-3 fatty 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.
National 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.
New 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.
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%.
PLT Health Solutions, Inc. now offers OXySTORM Standardized Nitrate, a nitrate concentrate powder derived from red spinach. The non-GMO powder is 100% water-soluble, sugar-free and has a neutral pH, so it can be easily added to nutrition products such as bars, powders, chewables, energy drinks and supplements. Nitrate is said to help with vascular and muscle function through nitrate oxide production during athletic activity.