Capsugel now offers a new line of natural colorants for capsules. A palette of 16 colors is available in hues such as Plum Punch, Ocean Blue, Candy Apple and Kiwi Pearl. Natural ingredients such as caramel, riboflavin, carmine and spirulina were used to create the colors. Colors can be made opaque using titanium dioxide.
Best Formulations now offers 100 mg SerinAid PS (phosphatidylserine, from Chemi Nutra) bulk softgels by the case. According to the company, “Having PS as a stock item allows more customers to add this to their product line at a much lower inventory holding cost.
Bi-Pac Nutraceutical Inc. now offers bovine and shark chondroitin sulfate. The bovine is sourced from BSE-free Australian cattle and the shark chondroitin comes from sharks native to Australia that have already been harvested for food. The purification process of the chondroitin is solvent free.
Now available to food manufacturers is Capra Mineral Whey from Mt. Capra Products. The company says this electrolyte replacement (with 20 naturally occurring minerals) contains goat-milk whey that has been processed to retain nutritional integrity. Instead of incorporating table salt, the firm formulated the product with potassium citrate.
Verdure Sciences, introduces Pomella FG, a pomegranate extract made from whole fruit. This extract can be used in functional foods, has a high ORAC (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity) and is an excellent source of pomegranate polyphenols.
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Wixon, Inc. has created a line of five dressing flavors that pair well with salads or vegetables. Flavors include Asiago Caesar, Mediterranean Medley, Pink Grapefruit Vinaigrette, Sweet & Sour Thai Chili and Tortilla Lime Vinaigrette.
1390 E. Bolivar Ave., St. Francis, WI 53235, www.wixon.com