New to SunOpta Inc.’s line of valued-added ingredients are Whole Grain Corn Meals and Flours. These non-GMO, gluten-free and allergy-friendly products are organic and stabilized for a longer shelf life. They are available in 50-lb bags, super sacks or bulk.
DSM launched a high-potency vegetarian alternative to fish oil called life’sOMEGA60. Life’sOMEGA60 is a DHA and EPA omega-3 oil developed from a sustainable algae. The oil can be added to a variety of supplements and foods, including dairy products and beverages.
Steviva Ingredients has developed Nectevia, an organic blend of blue agave nectar and stevia extract. The company says it is a good substitute for sugar, honey or corn syrup and can be used in applications such as baked goods, beverages, condiments and more.
Xsto Solutions has introduced a Fish Oil Mini Soft Gel product line. The product is a result of a partnership with a global Norwegian fish oil supplier. The 500-mg softgels are made with high-quality, high-concentrate fish oil in the smallest sized softgels possible. The company says this helps end users to avoid swallowability issues.
New from Graminex LLC are PolliFruit Capsules, which contain Graminex G63, grapefruit powder, royal jelly and vitamins A and E. According to the company, this product is intended to help individuals feel better during times when optimum nutrient levels are down due to exercise, stress, growth and development, and weight loss or gain.
New from PLT Health Solutions (formerly P.L. Thomas) is Synapsa Natural Memory Support, which was shown in clinical studies to improve visual processing, learning rate, working memory, information retention and mental performance. Synapsa is a patented, standardized form of Bacopa monnieri.
Nutriscience Innovations, LLC introduced InnovaTea Natural Caffeine 95% as an alternative to synthesized caffeine. Naturally derived from pesticide-free tea leaves, InnovaTea Natural Caffeine 95% can support energy levels and help consumers stay alert. It is highly soluble, and can easily be added to beverages and dietary supplements.
New from National Enzyme Company is Biocore Recovery Acute, a blend of ingredients designed to support the natural recovery of soft tissues that become sore after exercise. The formula (which is NSF Certified for Sport) includes vitamin C, calcium, a proprietary blend of herbs and a proprietary blend of enzymes.
PowderPure from Food for Health International enables manufacturers to use high-quality fruit and vegetable powders without carriers. Says the company, “Instead of spray- or freeze-drying, our process removes water without disturbing the nutrition, color, flavor or aroma of the original fruit or vegetable, making PowderPure powders unique, carrier-free and competitively priced.”